January 5 - A Libyan warplane bombs a Greek-operated oil tanker anchored offshore the city of Derna, killing two sailors, one Greek and one Romanian. The Greek government condemned what it called an "unprovoked and cowardly" attack and demanded an investigation and punishment for those responsible.
January 18 - State-sponsored army and Islamist-sponsored opposition declare a ceasefire.
April 16 - Four immigrants arriving in Sicily claim to be the only survivors of a sunken ship. They say that 41 people had drowned when their vessel overturned and sank shortly after departing from Libya.