Tripoli

 
Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years
Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years
Parked in a hangar in downtown Tripoli, some 35 buses awaited this week's launch of a new urban public transport scheme — the first in the...
Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the...
UN envoy on migrants criticises 'blindness' of EU on Libya
UN envoy on migrants criticises 'blindness' of EU on Libya
The UN's special envoy on migration in the Mediterranean, Vincent Cochetel, has accused the EU of "blindness" on the plight of refugees and...
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
On Friday, the United Nations (UN) attacked horrific conditions in migrant detention centres in Libya, with dozens dying from tuberculosis and...
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
It is not inconceivable that by the end of this month — perhaps even the end of this week — three North African countries will have new...
African Union to host Libya 'reconciliation' conference
African Union to host Libya 'reconciliation' conference
The African Union (AU) will host a "reconciliation" conference in July aimed at uniting Libya's political rivals, AU commission chief Moussa Faki...
Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track
Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track
Libya has been politically unstable since 2011 when a successful uprising against Muammar Gaddafi’s longstanding regime left a power vacuum. A transitional government was elected...
Fierce fighting shuts down Tripoli airport
Fierce fighting shuts down Tripoli airport
Explosions could be heard on the airport road and other parts of Tripoli though it was not immediately clear who was fighting whom, residents and...
US moves armed forces closer to Libya as unrest grows
US moves armed forces closer to Libya as unrest grows
The United States has increased the number of marines and aircraft stationed in Sicily who could be called on to evacuate Americans from the...
Libyan prime minister calls for calm amid Tripoli clashes
Libyan prime minister calls for calm amid Tripoli clashes
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan urged rival militias to stay out of Tripoli on Saturday in an attempt to keep the peace a day after the worst...
Niger denies it will extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi
Niger denies it will extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi
Niger will not extradite al-Saadi Kaddafi even though the son of the slain Libyan leader violated his asylum conditions with "subversive" comments...
Tripoli militia clash with Misrata fighters
Tripoli militia clash with Misrata fighters
A gun fight erupted in central Tripoli on Tuesday, killing four, as a group of former rebels from Libya's third biggest city, Misrata, clashed with...

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