Posts Tagged ‘Clashes’

Death toll of Tripoli Mitiga Airport clashes hit 20 and 60 injuries: Health Ministry says

  • 15 January 2018 - 20:19
Death toll of Tripoli Mitiga Airport clashes hit 20 and 60 injuries: Health Ministry says

The Libyan Health Ministry of the Tripoli-based government reported Monday evening that 20 people were killed and 60 others injured in the fierce fighting that erupted this morning around Mitiga Airport in Tripoli. The figures were posted by the Health Ministry on its Facebook page, saying that...

State of emergency declared in Libya’s capital over clashes at Mitiga Airport

  • 15 January 2018 - 13:19
State of emergency declared in Libya’s capital over clashes at Mitiga Airport

The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has announced the state of emergency in Tripoli until clashes at the Mitiga Airport end. Till this moment, the clashes between the Special Deterrence Force in the airport and the Brigade 33 of Tajura have left over 11 killed and...

Violent clashes erupt in Libya’s capital Tripoli as armed brigade attack Mitiga prison

  • 15 January 2018 - 09:29
Violent clashes erupt in Libya’s capital Tripoli as armed brigade attack Mitiga prison

Violent clashes have erupted Monday morning in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as armed brigades attack Mitiga prison inside Mitiga Airport in Sooq Jumua area. According to social  media, all schools returned the students to their homes, the roads surrounding the fight in the beach road and...

Libya government forces conduct artillery attack on Garabulli, near Tripoli

  • 7 January 2018 - 21:40
Libya government forces conduct artillery attack on Garabulli, near Tripoli

Artillery shelling attack rocked Garabulli district near Tripoli by Al-Kani Brigade of the Defense Ministry of the Government of National Accord Sunday afternoon in retaliation of the abduction of one of the brigade's fighters on Saturday in the district.   "One of the...

Clashes rock Mitiga Airport in Libya’s capital, a pilot killed

  • 14 December 2017 - 11:59
Clashes rock Mitiga Airport in Libya’s capital, a pilot killed

A military helicopter’s pilot was killed in clashes that broke out in Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport between the Special Deterrent Force and a local brigade from Tajoura province in the capital’s suburbs, according to Al-Mutawaset newspaper. The Special Deterrent Force is the one controlling the...

Violent clashes erupt in Libyan capital, Mitiga Airport closed

  • 17 October 2017 - 11:08
Violent clashes erupt in Libyan capital, Mitiga Airport closed

Heavy clashes have erupted early this morning in Tripoli, with news about blocking roads from down town Tripoli at 11 July Bridge up to Tajoura. The clashes have been taken place since Monday around Tripoli Mitiga Airport, at the area known as Ghararat. According to local media,...

Clashes in Libya’s Sabratha cease after killing of civilians

  • 23 September 2017 - 10:18
Clashes in Libya’s Sabratha cease after killing of civilians

After a bombshell fell on a car of a civilian family leading to the death of the husband and the injury of the wife - some reports say she died, the clashes in Sabratha came to a devised ceasefire by the efforts of neighboring cities. After six days of deadly clashes between Fighting IS...

Clashes erupt on Libya-Chad border, nine killed

  • 26 August 2017 - 11:19
Clashes erupt on Libya-Chad border, nine killed

Two fighters from a brigade called "Salam" in Al-Kufra city in the Libyan southeast were killed in clashes with Chadian rebel groups on the border crossing in the desert city. The clashes that erupted in the early hours of Saturday also left about 7 Chadian rebels killed, according to Facebook...

Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade seizes Hadba Prison, kills two guards as fighting intensifies

  • 27 May 2017 - 12:40
Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade seizes Hadba Prison, kills two guards as fighting intensifies

An armed group loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA) reportedly seized Hadba Prison, where former officials of toppled and killed dictator Muammar Gaddafi are held. The armed group, Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade, led by Haithem Al-Tajouri, attacked the complex and clashed with the...

Heavy clashes sweep through Libya’s capital, Tripoli

  • 26 May 2017 - 11:49
Heavy clashes sweep through Libya’s capital, Tripoli

Heavy clashes with heavy and medium weapons were reported by local media sources in Tripoli on Friday morning. According to the sources, clashes are ongoing in Abu Salim, Hadba, Ain Zara, and Bab Benghashir, as well as the airport road. The sources also added that heavy military vehicles...