BENGHAZI, Libya Water supplies to the 2.5 million residents of Tripoli were restored two days after they were cut off by gunmen, officials said on Tuesday, allowing the besieged capital to escape shortages that could have caused a humanitarian crisis.
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's internationally recognised government asked 40 foreign firms including French oil major Total to renew their licences or have their operations suspended, pressuring Europe to stop an eastern military offensive against Tripoli.
BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar urged his troops trying to take Tripoli to battle harder and teach their enemies an even bigger lesson, because the Muslim month of Ramadan that begins on Monday was a month of holy war.
BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI, May 4 Nine soldiers were
killed on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a
training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan forces of Khalifa
Haftar, hospital authorities said.
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield but was repelled after clashes with its protection force on Monday, while fighting escalated in eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar's effort to capture the capital, Tripoli.
BENGHAZI, Libya/TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan forces said on Monday they would intensify an assault on Tripoli, the capital in the west of the country that is held by the internationally recognised government, as the death toll in a battle now in its third week rose to 254.
BENGHAZI, Libya/TRIPOLI, April 22 Eastern Libyan
forces said on Monday they would intensify an assault on
Tripoli, the capital in the west of the country that is held by
the internationally recognised government, as the death toll in
a battle now in its third week rose to 254.
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
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A warplane attacked Tripoli's only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on the Libyan capital disregarded international appeals for a truce in the latest of a cycle of warfare since Muammar Gaddafi's fall in 2011. | Video
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya, April 8 Eastern Libyan
forces tried to push towards the centre of Tripoli on Monday
after their easy desert advance hit a tougher urban phase, with
deaths and displacements mounting despite Western appeals for a
truce and a return to a peace plan.