TRIPOLI Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government have pushed their eastern opponents back on parts of the frontline south of Tripoli, despite the attackers flying overnight air strikes on the capital, witnesses said on Sunday.
TRIPOLI Explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Saturday after an air strike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recognised government.
AL-SUANI, Libya/TRIPOLI Mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of Tripoli on Thursday, almost hitting a clinic and adding to people's suffering after two weeks of an offensive by eastern troops on the Libyan capital, which is held by an internationally recognised government.
TRIPOLI 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. | Video
TRIPOLI, April 17 Shells slammed into a Tripoli
suburb overnight, piling on the suffering to civilians from a
two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take
Libya's capital from an internationally-backed government.
TRIPOLI At least four people were killed in heavy shelling in the Libyan capital Tripoli, an official said on Wednesday as Europe and the Gulf were divided over a push by eastern forces commander Khalifa Haftar to seize the city.
TRIPOLI, April 16 Qatar called on Tuesday for a
blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces
commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital
Tripoli is causing rifts around the Gulf and Europe.
TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup by issuing an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, U.N. envoy Ghassan Salame said on Monday with Libya's top rivals locked in military confrontation over the capital Tripoli.
TRIPOLI/PARIS Military strongman Khalifa Haftar's intended lightning seizure of Libya's capital has stalled, but he is unlikely to face real pressure from abroad to pull back as the arrival of hardline opponents bolsters his war cry against "terrorism".
TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan forces bogged down in street battles in a push to seize the capital Tripoli deployed warplanes on Friday to hit several government positions, as more civilians fled fighting.