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U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes

04 Jul 2019

GENEVA/TRIPOLI The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention centre. | Video

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre - U.N.

03 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI 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. | Video

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty

02 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people.

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli

01 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI/ANKARA Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilisation" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted.

Libya parliament chief allied to Haftar rules out talks before Tripoli captured

13 Jun 2019

CAIRO/TRIPOLI The head of the Libyan parliament aligned with eastern forces trying to seize the capital from the internationally-backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city.

Tripoli's children struggle to study as war reaches the capital

13 Jun 2019

TRIPOLI For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya's capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him missing studies as they searched for a new school.

Libyan gunmen halt water pipeline to besieged Tripoli

20 May 2019

TRIPOLI Gunmen have cut off the main water pipeline to Libya’s besieged capital, Tripoli, spelling more misery for residents already reeling from weeks of fighting.

Libyan gunmen halt water pipeline to besieged Tripoli

20 May 2019

TRIPOLI, May 20 Gunmen have cut off the main water pipeline to Libya's besieged capital Tripoli, spelling more misery for residents already reeling from weeks of fighting.

Tripoli urges Trump to stop Haftar's backers meddling in Libya

10 May 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's internationally recognised government denounced its foe Khalifa Haftar as an "aspiring military dictator" on Friday and urged U.S. President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for his month-long offensive on the capital Tripoli.

Tripoli urges Trump to stop Haftar's backers meddling in Libya

10 May 2019

TRIPOLI, May 10 Libya's internationally recognised government denounced its foe Khalifa Haftar as an "aspiring military dictator" on Friday and urged U.S. President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for his month-long offensive on the capital Tripoli.

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