BERLIN/TRIPOLI Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree on Sunday to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said. | Video
TRIPOLI A ceasefire in Libya initiated by Turkey and Russia saw a lull in heavy fighting and air strikes on Sunday, though both warring factions accused each other of violating the truce as skirmishes continued around the capital Tripoli.
TRIPOLI Libyan state oil firm NOC is considering the closure of its western Zawiya port and evacuating staff from the refinery located there due to clashes nearby, a statement said on Saturday.
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TRIPOLI Mitiga, the only functioning airport in Libya's capital Tripoli, resumed flight operations on Thursday after a nearly 3-1/2-month break, and is expected be fully operational by the end of this month, the transportation minister said.
TRIPOLI, Dec 12 Mitiga, the only functioning
airport in Libya's capital Tripoli, resumed flight operations on
Thursday after a nearly 3-1/2-month break, and is expected be
fully operational by the end of this month, the transportation
TRIPOLI/CAIRO At least ten workers were killed and 35 wounded in an air strike that hit a biscuit factory in Libya on Monday in what a senior U.N official said was a possible war crime.
TRIPOLI Since fleeing his southern Tripoli home seven months ago with his pregnant wife and daughter, Moataz Saleh al-Fagih has been staying for free in an apartment provided by his employer.
TRIPOLI Hundreds of migrants were released on Tuesday from a detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli as heavy gunfire rang out across the city, witnesses and the United Nations said.
TRIPOLI Libya's internationally recognised government on Tuesday reopened Mitiga, Tripoli's only functioning airport, after almost two months of closure, and flights will resume within two weeks, the transportation minister said.