Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri May 17, 2019 | 5:55pm BST

On the frontlines of Tripoli

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walk inside a building at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 16. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walk inside a building at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 16. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walk inside a building at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 16. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
1 / 15
A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government fires a 105 mm cannon at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government fires a 105 mm cannon at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government fires a 105 mm cannon at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
2 / 15
A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces operates a drone at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 11.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces operates a drone at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 11. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces operates a drone at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 11. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
3 / 15
A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government fires a heavy machine gun during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 16. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government fires a heavy machine gun during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 16. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government fires a heavy machine gun during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 16. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
4 / 15
A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces jumps from a wall after he fired a rifle on the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces jumps from a wall after he fired a rifle on the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces jumps from a wall after he fired a rifle on the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
5 / 15
A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walks inside a house near position of fighters loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walks inside a house near position of fighters loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walks inside a house near position of fighters loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
6 / 15
A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government fires a rifle as other fighter takes a rest at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government fires a rifle as other fighter takes a rest at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government fires a rifle as other fighter takes a rest at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
7 / 15
A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government holds a RPG as he sits on top of a building at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government holds a RPG as he sits on top of a building at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan internationally recognized government holds a RPG as he sits on top of a building at outskirts of Tripoli, Libya, May 12. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
8 / 15
Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walk on the frontline outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walk on the frontline outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government walk on the frontline outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
9 / 15
A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government gestures during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government gestures during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government gestures during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
10 / 15
Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government jump over the wall during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government jump over the wall during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognized government jump over the wall during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
11 / 15
Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government fire guns at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government fire guns at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government fire guns at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
12 / 15
A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government looks at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar positions outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government looks at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar positions outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government looks at forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar positions outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
13 / 15
A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government looks at fighters positions loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government looks at fighters positions loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government looks at fighters positions loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
14 / 15
Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government look at positions of fighters loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government look at positions of fighters loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters loyal to Libyan internationally recognised government look at positions of fighters loyal to Khalifa Haftar outside Tripoli, Libya, May 15. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
15 / 15

Next Slideshows

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags,...

17 May 2019

Democratic presidential contenders of 2020

The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.

17 May 2019

U.S. Border Patrol migrant camp from above

Men, women and children are crowded into a temporary encampment outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in Texas.

16 May 2019

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

16 May 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Democratic 2020 candidates face off in first night of Miami debates

Democratic 2020 candidates face off in first night of Miami debates

The first half of 20 Democratic presidential candidates square off in Miami for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest.

Mexico deploys forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration

Mexico deploys forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration

Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard as the country tries to curb a surge of migrants from crossing its territory in order to reach the United States, under the threat of tariffs by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Russia's military expo

Russia's military expo

Russia shows off tanks, missile launchers, artillery systems, tanks, guns and other weaponry at the large-scale international military-technical forum ARMY-2019 in Moscow.

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival

Britain's largest outdoor music festival kicks off with headlining acts The Cure, The Killers, Stormzy and more.

Unaccompanied child migrant detention center in Florida

Unaccompanied child migrant detention center in Florida

Unaccompanied child migrants are seen inside a detention facility in Homestead, Florida, which houses more than 2,000 teenagers apprehended at the border.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city

Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates urging leaders gathering for this week's summit of G20 nations to back their demand to scrap a controversial extradition bill.

Spanish boxer-politician fights gender violence

Spanish boxer-politician fights gender violence

Miriam Gutierrez, European lightweight boxing champion and a city councillor in a Madrid suburb, was beaten up by her then-partner when she was pregnant with her first child and now uses boxing and politics to champion women's rights.

Diseases and food shortages plague migrant camp in Bosnia

Diseases and food shortages plague migrant camp in Bosnia

Hundreds of migrants face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia, which has seen an increase in migrant arrivals since neighboring EU countries closed their borders.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast