At least eight Tunisian workers have been kidnapped in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, according to Tunisian state radio, which cited a local official.
At least 18 migrants have been found dead in the Sahara Desert, near the town of Arlit in Niger, showing an often unseen side of the current migrant crisis.
At least three people have been killed, and a further five wounded, in the Libyan city of Derna, following a suicide bombing attack.
Tunisian navy vessels have rescued more than 350 migrants off its coast, and is still searching for hundreds more, attempting to sail from neighbouring Libya to Italy.
At least 20 people have been killed, following clashes between Islamic State militants and fighters from a rival Islamist force, in eastern Libya.
An Italian doctor has been freed, six months after he was kidnapped in Libya, where he had been working as a volunteer in a local hospital.
Islamic State militants have seized control of a power plant, west of the Libyan city of Sirte, according to a statement by the Libyan military.
Islamic State militants have killed three Libyan soldiers, reportedly loyal to the self-declared government in Tripoli, in an assault on a military police checkpoint.
Islamic State militants have seized control of another town in Libya, further expanding the group’s territory within the restive country.
A suicide bombing in western Libya, claimed by Islamic State militants, has killed at least five people, and wounded eight others.