Gulf Times - Tripoli
Taiwan president wins landslide victory in stark rebuke to China

Taiwan president wins landslide victory in stark rebuke to China

Taiwanese re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China, which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule.

Unity govt says 3 killed in air raid south of Libya capital

Unity govt says 3 killed in air raid south of Libya capital

Three civilians were killed Wednesday in an air raid on a town south of Libya's capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the UN-recognised government said.

Libya war leaves thousands homeless in Tripoli

Libya war leaves thousands homeless in Tripoli

Layla Mohammed barely had time to gather her children's belongings before fleeing their southern Tripoli home when shelling targeted the Libyan capital's outskirts earlier this year.

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.