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Migrants evacuated as confident Tripoli fighters tell Haftar: 'We are coming'

Apr 25 2019

TRIPOLI The United Nations on Thursday evacuated more than 350 migrants from a detention center in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded rockets and artillery shells.

Libyan forces push back Haftar's troops south of Tripoli: witnesses

Apr 23 2019

HIRA, Libya/TRIPOLI Forces supporting Libya's internationally recognized government pushed back troops loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to more than 60 km (37 miles) southwest of the capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday, Reuters reporters said.

Tripoli forces push opponents back slightly south of Libyan capital-witnesses

Apr 21 2019

TRIPOLI Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government have pushed their eastern opponents back on parts of the frontline south of Tripoli, despite the attackers flying overnight air strikes on the capital, witnesses said on Sunday.

Explosions in Libya capital after late night air strike

Apr 21 2019

TRIPOLI Explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Saturday after an air strike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recognized government.

Mortar bombs land on Tripoli suburb as two-week battle rages on

Apr 18 2019

AL-SUANI, Libya/TRIPOLI Mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of Tripoli on Thursday, almost hitting a clinic and adding to people's suffering after two weeks of an offensive by eastern troops on the Libyan capital, which is held by an internationally recognized government.

Truck packed with migrants crashes in Libya, killing at least 19

Feb 14 2018

BANI WALID, Libya A truck packed with Eritrean and Somali migrants crashed near the Libyan town of Bani Walid early on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and nearly 80 injured, officials said.

Nigeria starts large scale evacuation of its citizens from Libya

Jan 06 2018

TRIPOLI Nigeria is starting flights to evacuate thousands of its citizens from Libya which will continue until all those wanting to return home have done so, its foreign minister said on Saturday.

'Disastrous' conditions for migrants displaced by Libya clashes, official says

Oct 12 2017

GHARYAN, Libya Thousands of migrants displaced by fighting on Libya's northwestern coast are in urgent need of medical help, the head of a detention center in the town of Gharyan said on Thursday, describing their situation as "tragic".

French foreign minister in Libya to push peace deal

Sep 04 2017

TRIPOLI France's Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian was in Libya on Monday to meet rival political leaders and offer support for a deal aimed at stabilizing the strifetorn North African country.

Manchester bomber's father says he did not expect attack

May 25 2017

TRIPOLI The father of the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers in an attack in Manchester told Reuters in the Libyan capital on Wednesday that he had last spoken to his son some five days ago, by phone, and "everything was normal." | Video

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