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Detention centre opened but migrants too frightened to leave as war reaches Tripoli

11:06pm IST

TRIPOLI Libyan officials have opened the doors of a detention centre for illegal migrants in Tripoli, but frightened Somalis and other sub-Saharan Africans told Reuters they had decided to stay for fear of getting caught up in fighting engulfing the capital.

Shells kill 7 in Tripoli neighbourhood as Haftar's two-week siege rages

17 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI Shells slammed into a densely-populated district of Tripoli overnight, piling misery on civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take Libya's capital from an internationally-backed government. | Video

Shells hit Tripoli as Haftar's two-week siege rages

17 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI, April 17 Shells slammed into a Tripoli suburb overnight, piling on the suffering to civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take Libya's capital from an internationally-backed government.

Shelling kills four in Tripoli as powers divided over Haftar's push

17 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI At least four people were killed in heavy shelling in the Libyan capital Tripoli, an official said on Wednesday as Europe and the Gulf were divided over a push by eastern forces commander Khalifa Haftar to seize the city.

Fleeing battle for Tripoli, Libyan families take refuge in abandoned factory

16 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI At a shut-down factory in the Libyan capital, traumatised men, women and children are living in cramped huts that used to house workers but are now makeshift shelter for civilians uprooted by conflict.

Fleeing battle for Tripoli, Libyan families take refuge in abandoned factory

16 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI At a shut-down factory in the Libyan capital, traumatized men, women and children are living in cramped huts that used to house workers but are now makeshift shelter for civilians uprooted by conflict.

Libya conflict stirs divisions in Gulf and Europe

16 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI, April 16 Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli is causing rifts around the Gulf and Europe.

U.N. Libya envoy says Haftar made coup attempt with advance on Tripoli

16 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup by issuing an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, U.N. envoy Ghassan Salame said on Monday with Libya's top rivals locked in military confrontation over the capital Tripoli.

UPDATE 1-U.N. Libya envoy says Haftar made coup attempt with advance on Tripoli

16 Apr 2019

* Haftar's "arrest warrant" for Libya PM was coup bid -Salame

Eastern Libya parliament head says forces will push Tripoli campaign

14 Apr 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya/TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan forces will pursue their advance on the capital Tripoli, the head of the eastern parliament in the divided country said on Saturday, despite international calls for a halt in an offensive that risks causing many civilian casualties. | Video

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