Some 400 detainees escaped after a riot on Sunday at a prison in the southern suburbs of the Libyan capital Tripoli, theatre of a week of deadly battles, police said.
Tarhuna militia advances slowed down as fighting continues in Tripoli’s militia war
The quick early advances into the capital Tripoli achieved by Tarhuna’s 7th Infantry ‘‘Kaniat’’ Brigade (led by the Kani brothers) over the last week seem to have slowed down as fighting continued today.
State of emergency declared in Tripoli after days of fighting
Libya’s UN-backed government has announced a state of emergency in the capital, Tripoli, and its outskirts after several days of fierce fighting between rival armed groups.
Chad forces bombard rebel positions on Libyan border
Chad forces bombarded rebel positions around Tibesti, a town in the far north on the Libyan border, security and local sources told AFP on Saturday.
Hundreds of migrants trapped by clashes in Libya capital evacuated
Hundreds of migrants in Libya’s capital Tripoli have been relocated from government-run detention centres after getting trapped by clashes between rival groups, United Nations and aid sources told Reuters news agency on Thursday.
Al-Sirraj appoints military officers to end Libyan capital’s clashes
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj appointed the commanders of central and western military zones Mohammed Al-Haddad and Osama Al-Juwaili respectively to oversee the ceasefire in southern Tripoli along with making sure the vehicles are withdrawn and all military locations are handed over to the official forces in …
Clashes escalate in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing 26
A Libyan official says fighting between rival militias in the capital has killed at least 26 people, including civilians.
Badi: We are ready to enter Tripoli to fight corruption
The commander of Al-Somoud Brigade, Salah Badi, announced, Tuesday night, that he is in Tripoli to rescue its inhabitants and save them from the humiliation. Badi, who has appeared on a video clip, said that he would fight the responsible for corruption and their supporters.
ICRC expresses concern over humanitarian situation in Tripoli
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) expressed, on Wednesday, concern over the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Tripoli.
Fighting erupts in Libyan capital as truce falls apart
Fresh fighting erupted in the Libyan capital on Wednesday after the collapse of a truce, a witness and military source said, after the UN called for calm.