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    Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:43am on April 21, 2019

    Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, with shelling audible in the city centre, residents said, as...

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    Libya conflict stirs divisions in Gulf, Europe

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 01:20am on April 17, 2019

    Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli...

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    Thousands flee homes in Tripoli as fighters battle on outskirts

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on April 11, 2019

    Eastern forces and troops loyal to the government in Tripoli fought on the outskirts of Libya’s capital on Wednesday as the battle forced thousands of...

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    Battle rages for Libya’s capital, airport bombed

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 11:58pm on April 08, 2019

    A warplane attacked Tripoli’s only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya’s capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the latest...

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    Libyan authorities say they recover 34 bodies from IS mass grave

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    The bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed in Libya by Islamic State in 2015 have been exhumed from a mass grave, Libyan authorities said on...

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    Some 400 prisoners escape prison in Tripoli chaos

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2018

    Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital on Sunday while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said as...

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    Bangladeshi migrant killed in Tripoli

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:46am on June 12, 2017

    Bangladeshi migrant had been killed and two wounded in crossfire when coastguards from Zawiya, just west of Tripoli, had clashed on Friday with smugglers escorting...