Posts Tagged ‘Clashes’

UNSMIL demands immediate end of clashes in Tripoli

  • 20 September 2018 - 13:35
UNSMIL demands immediate end of clashes in Tripoli

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday called on armed groups south of capital Tripoli -- which have been fighting intermittently since late last month -- to immediately commit to a ceasefire. “UNSMIL calls on the parties fighting now in the area of Salah Eddin in...

UN, aid groups evacuate migrants from Libyan capital’s clashes zone

  • 30 August 2018 - 14:51
UN, aid groups evacuate migrants from Libyan capital’s clashes zone

Hundreds of migrants have been relocated in Libya’s capital from government-run detention centers after getting trapped by clashes between rival groups, the United Nations and aid sources said on Thursday. The migrants have been brought to a “safer place” from two centers run by the...

It is survival of the fittest in Libya’s capital now

  • 29 August 2018 - 20:58
It is survival of the fittest in Libya’s capital now

Armed clashes between militias - some under the control of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya - vying for power and political gains have been raging on since Monday in Tripoli's southern districts  and after a quick ceasefire, on Wednesday things got heavy.  Armed brigades of...

Fighting in Libya’s capital intensifies as more armed groups get involved

  • 29 August 2018 - 18:29
Fighting in Libya’s capital intensifies as more armed groups get involved

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. A military officer with forces loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord said there had been intermittent fighting in Tripoli's...

Libya’s Tripoli militias war for control as unity government condemns its own armed groups’ chaos

  • 27 August 2018 - 14:34
Libya’s Tripoli militias war for control as unity government condemns its own armed groups’ chaos

The Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA) responded to the clashes of its own armed groups in southern Tripoli by condemning the eruption of violence. The PC warned in a statement Monday that "these gangs and outlawed groups that have terrorised civilians and...

Armed brigades fighting in southern Libya’s capital leaves several dead and injured

  • 27 August 2018 - 12:57
Armed brigades fighting in southern Libya’s capital leaves several dead and injured

Clashes in southern Tripoli areas like Khalit Al-Furjan, Salahuddin, Wadi Al-Rabee and Qasar Benghashir have started between brigades securing those areas and others under the seventh brigade that is based in Tarhouna and moved in recent days near the administrative borders of southern...

Two Libyan oil tanks set on fire as fighting in oil ports drops output by over 400.000 bpd

  • 18 June 2018 - 08:55
Two Libyan oil tanks set on fire as fighting in oil ports drops output by over 400.000 bpd

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced Sunday that storage capacity at Ras Lanuf oil terminal had been cut by 400,000 barrels after a second crude oil tank was set on fire amid fighting between rival factions for control of two key export terminals. The NOC warned that the fire that...

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...