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Tripoli flights still suspended after fighting

9 months, 2 days ago
TRIPOLI: The Libyan capital's only working international airport remained closed to flights on Tuesday, the airport said, a day after fighting killed at least 20 people and damaged several planes. Mitiga airport said in a statement that…

Libyan coastguard rescues 300 off Tripoli: official

1 year, 1 month ago
TRIPOLI: Libya’s coastguard rescued more than 300 migrants on Tuesday at sea west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman said. “Coastguards rescued early morning today 140 illegal migrants west of Tripoli and another group of 164 migrants…

The ‘Green Book’ of Gaddafi: from manifesto to mockery

1 year, 11 months ago
TRIPOLI: Five years since Muammar Gaddafi was killed in a NATO-backed uprising, the strongman's quixotic Green Book -- once Libya's sacred and ever-present scripture -- is now ridiculed in the conflict-hit nation. Published in…

Bomb explodes at Spanish embassy in Libyan capital

3 years, 5 months ago
TRIPOLI: A bomb exploded in front of the Spanish embassy in the Libyan capital late on Monday, residents said, the latest in a string of attacks on foreign missions in the North African country.

IS militants claim attacks on Iranian ambassador's residence

3 years, 7 months ago
TRIPOLI: Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said they were behind Sunday's twin bomb attacks on the residence of the Iranian ambassador in the Libyan capital and a rocket strike on the eastern Labraq airport, a group statement.

Suicide bombers kill nine in Lebanon's Tripoli

3 years, 9 months ago
TRIPOLI:Two suicide bombers killed nine people and wounded 37 others in an attack on a cafe in a flashpoint Alawite neighbourhood of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli Saturday, officials said.

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

4 years, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON: Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on…