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Tripoli residents flee fighting

Eastern-based forces battled troops loyal to the Tripoli government on the outskirts of Libya’s capital as thousands of residents fled the fighting. The Libyan National...

Fifty-six killed in Tripoli fighting

Fighting between eastern Libyan forces and troops loyal to the Tripoli government killed 56 people in the capital, according to the United Nations. Among the...

Casualties rise in battle for Tripoli

Casualties from the battle for Libya’s capital mounted with Islamic State killing three people in a desert town, illustrating how jihadists can exploit renewed...

Battle for Tripoli intensifies

Eastern Libyan forces sought to reach the centre of Tripoli after easy advance through desert hit a tricky urban phase, with deaths and displacements...

Tripoli death toll hits 10

The death toll in clashes between rival militias in Tripoli has risen to 10 with 41 wounded this week, the health ministry said. Fighting broke...

Militias clash in Tripoli

Rival militias clashed in the Libyan capital Tripoli with at least five people killed and 20 wounded, the health ministry said, splintering a four-month-old,...

Tripoli airport open again

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Libya reopened the only functioning airport in Tripoli again after rockets fired in its direction forced a brief closure, officials said, days...

Fighting forces Tripoli airport to close – again

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Libya closed the only functioning airport in Tripoli again after rockets were fired in its direction, officials said, days after flights resumed...

Tripoli airport closed

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Libya closed the only functioning airport in Tripoli after rockets were fired in its direction, the airport said, five days after flights...

Rockets fired near Tripoli airport, ISIS claims oil company attack

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Rockets were fired late on Tuesday in the direction of the airport in Libya's capital, residents said forcing a diversion of flights,...

Tripoli ceasefire still in place

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Armed groups vying for control of the Libyan capital agreed to set up a mechanism to "consolidate" a recently agreed ceasefire, the...

UNHCR facility in Tripoli ready to help refugees

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) wants thousands of refugees who escaped from detention centres during clashes between militia in Tripoli to be...

Ceasefire signed in Tripoli

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A ceasefire was signed between armed factions fighting over the Libyan capital, the United Nations said, after more than a week of...

Two dead in Tripoli rocket strike

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Two people were killed when a rocket hit a displaced people camp in Libya's capital as fighting between rival armed groups continued...

Tripoli violence condemned

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The United States, France, Italy and Britain condemned what they called an escalation of violence in and around the Libyan capital Tripoli,...

Clashes shatter illusion of security in Libyan capital

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A bout of fighting in Libya's capital has laid bare the fragility of a militia cartel that had brought a veneer of...

Mayor of Libyan capital abducted by gunmen

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The mayor of Libya's capital was abducted by unknown gunmen from his house overnight, Tripoli's city council said on Thursday. "The municipality of...

Airport in Libya’s capital shut for third day after clashes

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The only functioning airport in Libya's capital Tripoli remained shut for a third day on Wednesday after fierce clashes between armed groups...

Bullet-riddled bodies found outside Tripoli

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Twenty eight bodies with bullet wounds and torture marks were discovered west of Libya's capital where there have been clashes between rival...

UN readying security force to guard its Libya base

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The United Nations is preparing to deploy up to 250 peacekeepers to Libya to guard its base in Tripoli as part of...

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