The UN migration agency said Tuesday that a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.
The rival government in eastern Libya submitted its resignation after a number of protests over deteriorating living conditions and corruption.
The United Nations has welcomed the calls for a cease-fire and an end to hostilities in Libya, an official from the world body said.
2011 has been named disastrous year for the Libyan people and in this year since its first months, namely, since January and February which were the beginning of public protests
Egyptian parliament is to vote Monday to authorize the president to deploy troops to neighboring Libya.
A woman who gave birth at sea was among 93 migrants rescued off Libyan shores as they tried to reach Europe, but six others died along the way.
Russia and Turkey postponed ministerial-level talks which were expected to focus on Libya and Syria.
The United Nations' Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed deep shock late Friday at the discovery of mass graves in Libya.
Analysts say that Libya is one of the most important crisis to watch for in 2020 because of the involvement of Russia and Turkey. More importantly, the plight of the Libyans after almost 10 years of civil war cannot be ignored.
The foreign ministers of Germany, France, and Italy and the top diplomat of EU made a joint call on Saturday for a humanitarian truce in Libya.