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Tripoli migrant detention centre hit in air strike

An air strike hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least 40 and wounding...

Haftar loses main Tripoli base

Forces allied to Libya’s internationally recognised government seized Gharyan south of Tripoli, the main supply base of eastern forces attacking the capital, witnesses and...

Resolve to fight hardening in Misrata

In a warehouse packed with rocket launchers, grenades and rifles in the Libyan city Misrata, workers sweat as they install anti-aircraft guns on pickup...

Heavy fighting in Tripoli

Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces pushed to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognised government. The...

Tripoli water supply restored

Water supplies to 2.5 million Tripoli residents were restored two days after they were cut off by gunmen, officials said, allowing the besieged capital...

Countries fuelling Libya conflict must be stopped

Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could “lead to permanent division of the country,” a top UN official warned the...

Tripoli water supply cut off

Gunmen cut off the main water pipeline to Libya’s besieged capital, Tripoli, spelling more misery for residents reeling from weeks of fighting. The United Nations...

Business suspended for 40 foreign firms in Libya

Libya’s internationally recognised government suspended operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said. The ministry said the firms’ licences...

Rise in casualties – and cholera – expected in Libya

A month-old battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli risks causing an “exponential” rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of diseases including cholera, the...

Haftar forces down government warplane

Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar shot down a Tripoli government warplane purportedly piloted by a foreign mercenary south of Tripoli, the Libyan...

Tripoli deaths reach 187

Recent fighting in southern Tripoli killed 187 and wounded 1,157, a spokesman for the ministry of health said. Government transferred a number of wounded to...

Nine soldiers killed in south Libya attack on Haftar camp

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Nine soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan forces of...

Stalemate persists in Tripoli after overnight fighting, more civilians flee

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Heavy fighting raged overnight in the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli, with neither faction able to secure gains on the frontlines as an...

Tripoli forces push back against Haftar

Forces backing Libya’s internationally recognised government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to Commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of Tripoli and appear to...

Air strikes on Tripoli, warship dispatched to Ras Lanuf

Air strikes hit the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar pursued a three-week campaign to take Tripoli and confirmed...

Tripoli neighbourhoods ‘turning into battlefields’

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The humanitarian situation has greatly deteriorated around the Libyan capital Tripoli, where “densely populated residential areas are gradually turning into battlefields”, the International Committee...

Haftar forces pushed back outside Tripoli

Forces supporting Libya’s internationally recognised government pushed back troops loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar more than 60 km south-west of Tripoli. Aziziya town was...

Tripoli rocked by explosions

Explosions shook Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday after an airstrike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the...

Libyan offensive stalls

Military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s intended lightning seizure of Libya’s capital stalled, but he is unlikely to face pressure from abroad to pull back as...

Tripoli campaign will continue

Eastern Libyan forces will pursue their advance on Tripoli, the head of the eastern parliament in the divided country said, despite international calls for...

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