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1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

Some 1,000 people have been killed since Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar launched a push three months ago to capture Tripoli, the UN said Friday, including 53 detained migrants who died in a devastating air strike.

Qatar strongly condemns bombing

Qatar strongly condemns bombing

Qatar has strongly condemned the brutal airstrike that targeted a migrant detention centre in the Tajoura district of the Libyan capital of Tripoli

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre

An air strike hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said.

Heavy fighting rages in Libyan capital Tripoli

Heavy fighting rages in Libyan capital Tripoli

Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognised government.

Four dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids: unity govt

Four dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids: unity govt

Air raids by the self-styled Libyan National Army against the capital on Saturday night killed four people and wounded 20 others, Libya's internationally recognised unity government said.

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day-time flights will resume at Tripoli's only functioning airport after it was closed to all but night-time traffic earlier this month for ‘security reasons’, Libyan airport authorities said Monday.

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on

More than 30,000 people have been displaced due to fighting near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that has been raging since the beginning of the month, the World Health Organization said.

Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital

Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital

Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, with shelling audible in the city centre, residents said, as the death toll from two weeks of fighting between the country's rival governments rose to 220.

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

The UN's Libya envoy warned Thursday of ‘a widening conflagration’ in the North African country, saying international divisions had encouraged strongman Khalifa Haftar to launch his assault on Tripoli.

Shells kill 7 in Tripoli neighbourhood as Haftar's two-week siege rages

Shells kill 7 in Tripoli neighbourhood as Haftar's two-week siege rages

Shells slammed into a densely-populated district of Tripoli overnight, piling misery on civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take Libya's capital from an internationally-backed government.

UN warns against bombing civilians as toll in Tripoli hits 121

UN warns against bombing civilians as toll in Tripoli hits 121

The United Nations on Sunday warned warring factions in Libya against attacking civilian areas, more than a week after a warlord started a major offensive to capture the capital Tripoli ...

121 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting: WHO

121 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting: WHO

Fighting in Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since commander Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said Sunday.