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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…

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…

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…

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…

Arrests and clashes in northern Tripoli

The coastal road that lies between Allous and Qasir Akhyar districts in northern Tripoli was shut down by protesters from the area. Eyewitnesses told the media that the cars had to drive away from the road and use other roads to…

Western countries condemn Tripoli clashes

The Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States have issued a joint statement to reiterate commitment to preserving the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity, and national cohesion of…

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