Posts Tagged ‘Mitiga Airport’

Libya’s Tripoli-based Mitiga Airport closed after missile attack

  • 12 September 2018 - 16:31
Libya’s Tripoli-based Mitiga Airport closed after missile attack

Missiles were fired at Libya's capital Tripoli, including the city's only functioning airport, forcing authorities to divert flights to another airport to the south, government and airport officials said Wednesday, less than a week after the U.N. brokered a cease-fire between rival armed...

Flights resume in Mitiga airport in Libya capital after five days of closure

  • 20 January 2018 - 12:09
Flights resume in Mitiga airport in Libya capital after five days of closure

Flights of the state-owned Libyan Airlines have been resumed in Mitiga Airport in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Saturday morning as the first flights flew to Tunisia’s Carthage Airport. According to local media citing the airliner, the flights will continue to take off from Mitiga airport as...

Libya’s capital only airport in function shut for fourth day

  • 18 January 2018 - 12:20
Libya’s capital only airport in function shut for fourth day

The only functioning airport - Mitiga Airport - in Libya’s capital Tripoli remained shut for a third day on Wednesday after fierce clashes between armed groups damaged planes belonging to all four of the airlines that operate there. Clashes erupted this morning between Brigade 33 led by...

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...

Tripoli Field Hospital: Three killed, six injured in Libyan capital’s heavy clashes

  • 15 January 2018 - 11:27
Tripoli Field Hospital: Three killed, six injured in Libyan capital’s heavy clashes

Sources from the local media in Libya reported the Tripoli Field Hospital as saying that three people were killed and over six others were injured in the clashes around Mitiga Airport in Tripoli. According to the sources, a civilian was killed among the three reported by the hospital. The...