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

26 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI The United Nations on Thursday evacuated more than 350 migrants from a detention centre 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

24 Apr 2019

HIRA, Libya/TRIPOLI Forces supporting Libya's internationally recognised 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

22 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised 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

21 Apr 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 recognised government.

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

19 Apr 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 recognised government.

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

15 Feb 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

07 Jan 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

13 Oct 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 centre in the town of Gharyan said on Thursday, describing their situation as "tragic".

French foreign minister in Libya to push peace deal

04 Sep 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 stabilising the strifetorn North African country.

Manchester bomber's father says he did not expect attack

25 May 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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