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Ahmed Elumami

Libya's displaced struggle for shelter as fighting drags on

Sep 10 2019

TRIPOLI After fleeing an advance by eastern-based forces on Tripoli, 80-year-old Mabrouka al-Twati and her daughter spent days sleeping rough in the Libyan capital. Now they are in a shelter where sheets cover broken windows and two desks serve as a kitchen.

Three killed in renewed fighting in southern Tripoli: witness

Sep 07 2019

TRIPOLI At least three fighters aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in an offensive on Saturday aimed at pushing back eastern forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar, a witness said.

Libya sends mobile petrol stations to conflict-hit west

Aug 20 2019

TRIPOLI Libyan state employee Akrm Jlaidi drives for ninety minutes to the suburbs of the capital Tripoli every week to fill his car at a mobile fuel station. Typically he waits for hours. Sometimes he returns home empty-handed as fuel shortages worsen.

Chaos and fear in Libya's Mitiga airport after missiles halt air traffic

Jul 29 2019

TRIPOLI Missiles on Monday hit Tripoli's only functioning Mitiga airport which remained closed to air traffic, causing chaos and fear among passengers, witnesses said.

115 feared dead after worst Mediterranean shipwreck of the year

Jul 26 2019

TRIPOLI/GENEVA About 115 people are missing and feared to have drowned and another 134 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat carrying migrants capsized off Libya, a Libyan navy official said on Thursday. | Video

116 migrants missing, 132 rescued off Libyan coast - navy

Jul 25 2019

TRIPOLI At least 116 migrants are missing and another 132 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Komas, a town east of the capital Tripoli, Libyan navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem said on Thursday.

116 migrants missing, 132 rescued off Libyan coast: navy

Jul 25 2019

TRIPOLI At least 116 migrants are missing and another 132 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Komas, a town east of the capital Tripoli, Libyan navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem said on Thursday.

116 migrants missing, 132 rescued off Libyan coast - navy

Jul 25 2019

TRIPOLI, July 25 At least 116 migrants are missing and another 132 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Komas, a town east of the capital Tripoli, Libyan navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem said on Thursday.

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition

Jul 17 2019

TRIPOLI The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested in London on suspicion of helping plan the blast, police said.

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes

Jul 04 2019

GENEVA/TRIPOLI The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center. | Video

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