While the leader of the UN-backed government, Fayez al Sarraj, has failed to rally support from the EU states, Europe’s divided stance on Khalifa Haftar's military operation hinders any attempt to stop the ongoing war in Libya.
Friction between Iran and the US has rattled lawmakers who demand more information on White House's claims of rising Iranian aggression.
The US secretary of state's remarks come after the US deployed an aircraft carrier strike group and nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the Middle East. Meanwhile, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said there would be no war with the US.
Both the US and Iran are reluctant to make the first move towards talks and if it remains that way a third-party should initiate contact before tensions reach a boiling point.
As EU leaders gathered in Brussels to thrash out ways to keep the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic afloat, UK Foreign Secretary Hunt urged for a period of calm.
US sends amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile system to Middle East to counter alleged threats from Iran, despite Tehran shrugging off recent US deployment in the region.
Donald Trump's chief foreign policy advisor made an unannounced trip to Baghdad which sees both its neighbour Iran and the US as key allies.
Israel can operate with impunity in Gaza and its allies will file it under its 'right to defend' itself without anyone extending those same rights to Palestinians.
Pyongyang fires "several projectiles" from its east coast, South Korea's military says, as the country appears to step up pressure against US after February's failed nuclear summit in Hanoi.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is not extending any waivers exempting importers of Iranian oil from US sanctions and there will be no grace period for those economies to comply.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Colombian President Ivan Duque have visited a migrant shelter hosting Venezuelans in the border town of Cucuta.
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