Gulf Times - Tripoli
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.

Tripoli hospitals report 47 dead in recent fighting - UN

Tripoli hospitals report 47 dead in recent fighting - UN

Health facilities near Tripoli have reported 47 people killed and 181 wounded in recent days as eastern forces seek to take Libya's capital from an internationally-recognised government, the United Nations' health body said on Tuesday.

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as UN fails to reach truce

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as UN fails to reach truce

Eastern Libyan forces carried out air strikes on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday and made progress towards the city centre, residents said, escalating an operation to take the capital ...

Libyan strongman's forces say targeted by air strike

Libyan strongman's forces say targeted by air strike

Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said Saturday they had been targeted by an air strike, as fresh fighting flared south of Tripoli.

Attackers hit Libya foreign ministry in Tripoli, one dead

Attackers hit Libya foreign ministry in Tripoli, one dead

Gunfire and explosions rocked Libya's foreign ministry on Tuesday as attackers stormed the building in the capital Tripoli, killing at least one person, witnesses and a security source said.

Libyan government announces Tripoli ceasefire deal

Libyan government announces Tripoli ceasefire deal

Libya's internationally recognised government Wednesday announced a new ceasefire deal to end a month of fighting between rival militias south of Tripoli that has left more than 100 dead.

Headquarters of Libyan national oil firm under attack

Headquarters of Libyan national oil firm under attack

An oil company official, who asked not to be named, said masked gunmen had exchanged fire with guards and attacked the firm's headquarters.

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

The only working airport in Tripoli reopened on Thursday, after being forced to close by deadly clashes in the Libyan capital last week, the transport ministry said.

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

The United Nations has brokered a ceasefire between groups that had been fighting for more than a week in the chaos-ridden oil producer's capital.