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Libya sends mobile petrol stations to conflict-hit west

20 Aug 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.

Libya sends mobile petrol stations to conflict-hit west

20 Aug 2019

TRIPOLI, Aug 20 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

30 Jul 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

26 Jul 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

25 Jul 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

25 Jul 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

25 Jul 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

18 Jul 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

05 Jul 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 centre. | Video

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre - U.N.

04 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI An air strike hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said. | Video

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