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Foreign powers in Libya risk ever bloodier stalemate

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As Turkish drones helped drive eastern Libyan forces back from Tripoli this month, Russia was said to be reinforcing them with warplanes, raising the...

Libya’s Tripoli govt says 30 migrants killed in revenge attack

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The family of a Libyan people trafficker killed 30 migrants in revenge for his death, Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) said...

Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat

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Russian fighters in Libya were flow out a town south of Tripoli by their Libyan allies after retreating from frontlines at the capital, the...

Libya frontline pullback puts eastern offensive in question

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar said it had pulled back from some Tripoli frontlines on Wednesday, calling into...

Eastern Libyan forces pull out of parts of Tripoli

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Eastern Libyan forces pulled out of parts of Tripoli overnight, they said, after losing one of their main strongholds in western Libya on Monday,...

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli government capture key air base

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Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what...

Shelling kills two at Tripoli displaced people shelter – emergency services

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Shelling killed two people on Saturday, the emergency services said, at a displaced people’s shelter in a part of the Libyan capital Tripoli that...

Tripoli under fire

A withering bombardment shook Tripoli on Sunday as eastern-based forces of Khalifa Haftar fought for new territory in the southern suburbs after losing ground...

Near misses for embassies in Tripoli

Shells landed near the Turkish and Italian embassies in central Tripoli in an apparent expansion of bombardment by eastern-based forces on a central district...

Tripoli aligned forces advance

Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government seized towns west of Tripoli after heavy clashes and drone strikes, military sources and residents said. If held,...

Tripoli water cut condemned

The UN humanitarian co-ordinator for Libya condemned cutting off water supply to the capital Tripoli as “particularly reprehensible” and said it must stop immediately. An...

Libya GNA to go offensive in Tripoli

Libya’s internationally recognised government will push back Khalifa Haftar’s eastern forces attacking Tripoli, its interior minister told Reuters. “The GNA (Government of National Accord)...

Tripoli bombardment intensifies

Bombardment of the Libyan capital Tripoli intensified residents said as the UN envoy called for a return to a ceasefire agreed last month and...

Mitiga Airport closed to UN

Eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar will not allow the UN to use the only functioning airport in Tripoli, a force spokesman said. Ahmed...

Tripoli shelled

Artillery shells hit the centre of the Libyan capital, which eastern forces have been trying to take in a near year-long war, on Tuesday...

Haftar pushes for Tripoli advance

Libyan Commander Khalifa Haftar urged his forces to advance towards the centre of Tripoli in what he said would be the “final battle” for...

US wants Haftar to halt Tripoli offensive

The US wants eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to stop his offensive on the capital held by the internationally recognised government and warned against...

Tripoli cafes raided

Gunmen raided trendy seafront cafes in Tripoli to banish unmarried couples and impose strict religious codes, witnesses said, a move alarming civil liberties defenders....

Sisters killed in Tripoli air strike

Three children, all sisters, were killed, and their mother and a fourth sister wounded in an air strike near a military intelligence camp in...

Three dead in renewed Tripoli fighting

At least three fighters aligned to Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in an offensive aimed at pushing back eastern forces...

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