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    Libya: Clashes between rival militias in Tripoli kill 45, over 140 injured

    World | August 16, 2023 22:50 IST

    Tensions flared after Mahmoud Hamza, a senior commander of the 444 brigades, was allegedly detained by the rival group at an airport in Tripoli earlier in the day.

  • At least 28 dead in an airstrike on a military camp in

    Atleast 28 dead in airstrike on military camp in Libyan capital

    World | January 05, 2020 10:37 IST

    At least 28 killed and about 37 injured after an airstrike slammed into a military academy in Libya’s capital, Tripoli on Saturday. According to the Libyan health authorities, most of them students. The wounded people were taken to nearby hospitals for urgent treatment.

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    Libyan official says airstrike kills 40 migrants in Tripoli

    World | July 03, 2019 6:30 IST

    In a statement, the U.N.-supported government blamed the self-styled Libyan National Army, led by commander Khalifa Hifter, for the airstrike. Libya is split between two warring governments and Hifter's forces control much of the country's east and south.

  • car bomb hits libya s prison detaining gaddafi era officials

    Car bomb hits Libya's prison detaining Gaddafi-era officials

    World | September 10, 2015 7:21 IST

    Tripoli: A car bomb explosion hit the Libyan capital Tripoli on Wednesday near al-Hadba prison where Gaddafi officials are detained, including his son Saadi, according to a security source."A car bomb exploded near al-Hadba prison.

  • bangladeshi among eight abducted by is in libya

    Bangladeshi among eight abducted by IS in Libya

    World | March 10, 2015 7:11 IST

    Dhaka: A Bangladeshi national was among eight foreigners abducted by Islamic State (IS) militants from an oil field in Libya, the Bangladeshi foreign ministry said on Monday.The Bangladeshi national was kidnapped on Sunday, and information

  • gunmen at libyan luxury hotel take hostages 3 guards dead

    Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel take hostages; 3 guards dead

    World | January 27, 2015 16:59 IST

    Tripoli, Libya: A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards.Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency,

  • libyan warplanes strike mitiga airport in tripoli

    Libyan warplanes strike Mitiga airport in Tripoli

    World | November 25, 2014 7:25 IST

    Tripoli: Libyan National Army warplanes Monday bombed Mitiga airport in Tripoli, causing all internal and international flights to suspend, according to military sources.The airstrikes on the crucial air hub aimed to cut off "terrorist force

  • us forces nab al qaida leader in tripoli

    US forces nab Al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

    World | October 06, 2013 10:35 IST

    Tripoli, Libya :  U.S. forces on Saturday captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya linked to the 1998 American embassy bombings in east Africa and wanted by the U.S. for more than a decade, a U.S.

  • courthouse bombed in libya

    Courthouse bombed in Libya

    World | July 29, 2013 7:53 IST

    Tripoli, July 29 : A day after nearly 1,200 convicts escaped from a prison, a courthouse was bombed in the same Libyan city of Benghazi Sunday night, said security sources.The courthouse was located in northern

  • 5 dead in lebanon clash

    5 dead in Lebanon clash

    World | May 23, 2013 18:58 IST

    Beirut, May 23: A Lebanese security official says five people have been killed in overnight gun battles between opponents and supporters of the Syrian regime in the Lebanese city of Tripoli.The death toll is now

  • libyan lawyer says icc staff to be released

    Libyan lawyer says ICC staff to be released

    World | July 02, 2012 18:26 IST

    Cairo, Jul 2:The Libyan prosecutor leading the case against slain dictator Moammar Gadhafi's son said Monday that two International Criminal Court staffers detained in the country for 26 days will be released.Ahmed al-Jehani, who also

  • libya says gaddafi s son to be tried at home

    Libya Says Gaddafi's Son To Be Tried At Home

    World | November 20, 2011 22:40 IST

    Zintan, Libya, Nov 20: Libya's new leaders said Sunday they will try Moammar Gadhafi's son at home and not hand him over to the International Criminal Court where he's charged with crimes against humanity. The

  • libyans struggle to control information flow

    Libyans Struggle To Control Information Flow

    World | October 18, 2011 13:28 IST

    Tripoli, Libya, Oct 18: The celebratory gunfire was deafening as reports spread that Moammar Gadhafi's son Muatassim had been captured. The problem is, Libyan officials say, it wasn't true.Libya's new rulers have found it hard

  • libyans tearing down gadhafi s tripoli compound

    Libyans Tearing Down Gadhafi's Tripoli Compound

    World | October 18, 2011 7:29 IST

    Tripoli, Libya, Oct 16: Libyan bulldozers began knocking down the green walls surrounding Moammar Gadhafi's main Tripoli compound known as Bab al-Aziziya on Sunday, as revolutionary forces said it was time “to tear down this

  • gaddafi son held as libya fighters mop up resistance

    Gaddafi Son Held As Libya Fighters 'Mop Up' Resistance

    World | October 13, 2011 6:50 IST

    Sirte (Libya), Oct 13: One of the sons of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been arrested in his hometown of Sirte, the new leadership said as its forces mopped up the last isolated pockets

  • chief of libya s ex rebels arrives in tripoli

    Chief of Libya's Ex-Rebels Arrives in Tripoli

    World | September 11, 2011 14:45 IST

    Tripoli, Sep 11: The chief of Libya's former rebels has arrived in Tripoli, greeted by a boisterous red carpet ceremony meant to show he's taking charge of the interim government replacing the ousted regime of

  • gaddafi roars we will fight back

    Gaddafi Roars: We Will Fight Back

    World | September 03, 2011 10:48 IST

    Tripoli, Sept 3:   Libya's new leaders won massive international support for their plans to rebuild the war-shattered country but faced threats of a long guerrilla war from defeated strongman Gaddafi on Friday. “Prepare yourselves for a

  • libyan slits daughters throats in honour killings after

    Libyan Slits Daughters' Throats In 'Honour Killings' After Rape By Gaddafi's Troops

    World | September 02, 2011 17:39 IST

    Tripoli, Aug 31:  A Libyan father slit the throats of his three teenage daughters in an ‘honour killing' after they were raped by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists during the siege of the port city of

  • libyan rebels reject regime offer to talk

    Libyan Rebels Reject Regime Offer To Talk

    World | August 28, 2011 20:36 IST

    Tripoli, August 28:   Libyan rebels on Sunday rejected an offer by Muammar Qadhafi to negotiate and said they have captured the eastern town of Bin Jawwad, forcing regime loyalists to flee after days of fighting.With

  • charred human slaughterhouse found in tripoli

    Charred Human Slaughterhouse Found In Tripoli

    World | August 28, 2011 13:02 IST

    Tripoli, Aug 28: Rebel forces mopping up the last remnants of Gaddafi regime resistance in Tripoli have discovered a warehouse containing the charred skeletons of scores of prisoners killed and burned as troops fled, The

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