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UN-brokered ceasefire may be a turning point for violent Tripoli

Over the past week, the dominant position of armed groups in Tripoli has been broken. According to the Libyan ministry of health, 47 were killed and 129 injured during clashes, shaking the balance of power that has prevailed since the spring of 2016, and creating a domino effect with highly …

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Salame: Violators of Tripoli ceasefire agreement must be held accountable

UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said Wednesday that the UN and international community are watching the ongoing incidents in Tripoli following yesterday’s UN-brokered ceasefire agreement that was reached between the warring groups to restore order in the capital, warning that the violators of the truce shall be held accountable.

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Death toll in Tripoli clashes reached over 60, Health Ministry says

The death toll from more than a week of fighting between armed groups in Tripoli has climbed to at least 61 people, including civilians, Libyan authorities said Tuesday, as the U.N. expressed alarm over the fate of detained migrants and Libyans already displaced by years of unrest.

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UN: Ceasefire agreement reached to end Tripoli fighting

The United Nations’ mission in Libya says rival armed groups in Tripoli have reached a ceasefire agreement to end heavy fighting that has rocked the capital for more than a week. The announcement on Tuesday came after Libyan authorities said that the death toll from the violence had risen to …

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What you need to know about fighting in Libya’s capital

As chaos reigns in Libya, with competing authorities continuing to vie for power, the battle for Tripoli has started once again. The latest round of clashes in Libya’s capital have left at least 50 people dead, including 18 civilians, and over 130 people injured. 

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Forces aligned to Serraj PC consolidate as clashes subside in Tripoli’s militia war

In a fluid and ever-changing scenario on the ground, forces aligned to the internationally-recognized Tripoli-based Libyan government (Presidency Council / Government of National Accord) headed by Faiez Serraj, seem to have consolidated their positions against the advancing Tarhuna-based 7th infantry brigade led by the Kani brothers.

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