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More air attacks on Islamists in Libya

Tripoli - General Saqr Jarrushi, an aide to CIA-linked General Hafter, claimed that their forces carried out an air strike on the town of Gharyan, 120 kilometers southwest of the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

Op-Ed: Islamist groups control Libyan capital Tripoli

Tripoli - The capital of Libya, Tripoli, now appears to be firmly in control of an umbrella group of pro-Islamist militias called Libya Dawn.

Op-Ed: Tripoli bombed for third night by unidentified aircraft

Tripoli - For a third night unidentified aircraft struck targets in Tripoli. The attacks came just hours after the Misrata militia claim they have finally gained control of the Tripoli International AIrport from the rival Zintan brigades.

Op-Ed: Mystery plane bombs Tripoli again for a second night

Tripoli - For the second time in a week CIA-linked General Haftar has claimed responsibility for an attack by air on targets mostly associated with Operation Dawn. The Misrata militia are one of the main groups involved with Operation Dawn.

Op-Ed: CIA-Linked Haftar claims international support for Tripoli attack

Tripoli - Even though CIA-linked General Haftar claims his bombing of Misrata militia in Tripoli was a joint effort with the international community there seems little attention let alone analysis in the media of what is happening in Libya

Tripoli police chief assassinated

Tripoli - Hooded attackers shot dead Tripoli police chief Colonel Mohamed al-Suissi in the Libyan capital's eastern suburbs on Tuesday, a security source told AFP.

Huge fuel depot fire adds to turmoil in Tripoli

Tripoli - An oil depot fire on the outskirts of Tripoli that started after a rocket struck a tank containing more than 1.6 million gallons of oil has now spread to include a second tank, hit by shrapnel resulting from fighting by rival militia groups.

Violence forces evacuation of US embassy in Libya

Tripoli - Around 150 officials, workers and military security guards were evacuated Saturday from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli to escape mounting militia violence in Libya's capital.

Death toll rises in Egypt as tensions spread to Libya

Cairo - With at least 49 dead, and hundreds injured in clashes between protesters and security forces, possibly the last thing stability in Egypt needs is tension with Libya, after five Egyptian diplomats are reportedly kidnapped in Tripoli.

Violence continues in Libya both in Tripoli and Benghazi

Tripoli - Although reports of those killed vary it seems as if at least six people have been killed as they demonstrated against protesters calling on armed groups to leave Tripoli.

31 killed after anti-militia protest turns deadly in Libya

Tripoli - An anti-militia protest in the Libyan capital city of Tripoli turned deadly when militiamen began to fire into the group of protesters, killing 31, and leaving over 200 wounded.

Libya, activists and extremists criticize Libi’s rendition

Tripoli - Following the United States’ capture of alleged Al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al Libi in a surprise Tripoli raid, Libya is seeking his handover, saying that he be tried on Libyan soil.

Explosion takes place near foreign embassies in Tripoli

Tripoli - An explosion occurred today in downtown Tripoli. The blast happened in the car park of a residential compound located next to Tripoli Towers which houses western embassies.

Italian diplomats in Libya escape their booby-trapped car

Tripoli - Italian diplomats in the Libyan capital Tripoli were fortunate to escape from their booby-trapped car before it exploded. The car exploded about a half hour after they abandoned it.

Heavy overnight fighting hits northern Lebanese city

Tripoli - The northern Lebanese city of Tripoli saw some of its heaviest fighting between pro and anti-Assad gunmen last night. In the aftermath of the fighting, at least 10 people were killed.

Op-Ed: Libyan militia members continue to surround several ministries

Tripoli - During the last two weeks armed militia members have surrounded both the Libyan Foreign Ministry and also the Justice Ministry. After the recent passage of a law banning senior former Gadaffi officials from office, it was expected the gunmen would leave.

Pope's visit sparks new protests, KFC restaurant becomes target

Tripoli - As violence sparked by the Innocence of Muslims movie continued in many cities around the Middle East, a visit by Pope Benedict seemed to ignite more outrage, resulting in a Tripoli Lebanon Kentucky Fried Chicken being set ablaze by protesters.

9 killed in Syria-linked clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

At least nine people were killed and 42 wounded in the Lebanese port of Tripoli, making Saturday's death toll the highest, and bloodiest in a single day, raising fears that Syria's unrest will spill over the border into its smaller neighbor.

Libyan militia massacre refugees at camp

Tripoli - A militia group from Misrata attacked a refugee camp, home to black Libyan refugees from the town of Tawergha. They massacred at least five people in what has been termed a racist assault.

Libya: Rebel fighters turn guns on each other in hospital battle

Tripoli - A gun battle broke out early Monday morning at the entrance to Tripoli's main hospital, resulting in seven deaths. Rebel fighters from Zintan who had earlier shot a man demanded entry to the hospital to finish him off.

William Hague in Tripoli pledges 42 million pounds for Libya

Tripoli - William Hague was in Tripoli on Monday for the reopening of the British Embassy. He met with interim leader Mustafa Adbel Jalil, pledging another £42 million towards Libya.

Inspectors investigate claim of missing chemical weapons in Libya

Tripoli - Inspectors with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons are investigating claims by the interim government in Libya of missing chemical weapons from a munitions storage site that was once under the control of strongman Muammar Qaddafi.

Libyan in Scotland says Nato strike killed family in Bani Walid

Aberdeen - A Libyan man who lives and works in Scotland has claimed that a NATO air-strike on Wednesday has claimed the lives of five members of his family.

Libya Ex-Islamic terrorist leader heads Tripoli Military Council

The leader of the newly established Tripoli Military Council is Abdelhakim Belhadj, the former head of the terrorist Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), which was banned internationally as a terrorist organization after the 9/11 attacks.

Op-Ed: How Libya was won, by NATO and special forces

Last week NATO shamelessly weighed-in on the side of the rebels with the help of special forces on the ground. Without it, the rebels would never have won. There is now talk that NATO has broken international law. So what role did they really play?

Ottawa man killed by sniper in Tripoli

Tripoli - An Ottawa man is one of those who is reported to have been killed by sniper fire in Tripoli. The man has been identified as Nader Ben Raween.

Foreign journalists in Tripoli finally leave hotel confinement

Tripoli - After days of being held at Rixos Hotel in Tripoli, journalists from some of the biggest names in news were freed by representatives of the International Committee Red Cross.

Saif Gaddafi is free, vows to fight for Tripoli

Saif Gaddafi surprised everyone last night by suddenly appearing at the Rixos Hotel. The NTC claims of his capture have been proven untrue. Saif vowed he would fight to the end, while fierce battles continued to rage in many areas of the capital.

Op-Ed: Libya - Don't Celebrate Too Soon

Tripoli - As it appears that the rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) are close to ousting Muammar Gaddafi, it's tempting to see the war as over. This would be unwise.

Fierce fighting continues in Tripoli

Today's unfolding developments : Tripoli woke up to heavy fighting this morning outside Gaddafi's compound and in two other districts. Rebels say Gaddafi still controls 20 percent of the city and the situation remains very volatile.
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Protesters in Tripoli  Lebanon set KFC on fire.
Protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon set KFC on fire.
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The city of Tripoli
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Protesters calling for change in Libya
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Much of downtown Misrata, though, such as on Tripoli Street pictured here, is beyond repair.
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A Libyan rebel soldier
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A protester raising Libya's Independence flag above the Libyan Embassy in Zamalek,Cairo
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Protesters in Tripoli  Lebanon set KFC on fire.
Protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon set KFC on fire.
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Libyan rebels in Tripoli's central square.
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Rebels celebrate inside the  Bab Al Aziziya  compound in Tripoli  Libya
Rebels celebrate inside the 'Bab Al Aziziya' compound in Tripoli, Libya
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The Rixos Hotel in Tripoli  Libya
The Rixos Hotel in Tripoli, Libya
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Army personnel man a checkpoint at one of the entrances to Tripoli. Libyan militia fighters blamed f...
Army personnel man a checkpoint at one of the entrances to Tripoli. Libyan militia fighters blamed for the worst unrest in Tripoli since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi
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LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protecti...
LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protection duty outside the U.S. embassy in Tripoli in 2013.
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People carry a man who was injured when Libyan militiamen opened fire into a crowd of protesters in ...
People carry a man who was injured when Libyan militiamen opened fire into a crowd of protesters in Tripoli November 15, 2013
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Members of the Libyan security forces stand at the destroyed shrine of the Murad Agha mosque  which ...
Members of the Libyan security forces stand at the destroyed shrine of the Murad Agha mosque, which was bombed early this morning, in Tripoli's Tajura neighborhood
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LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protecti...
LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protection duty outside the U.S. embassy in Tripoli in 2013.
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The Lebanese army moved into Tripoli with armored vehicles
The Lebanese army moved into Tripoli with armored vehicles
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Libyans celebrate their new colors  nearly 3 weeks after the fall of their capital city to anti-Gadd...
Libyans celebrate their new colors, nearly 3 weeks after the fall of their capital city to anti-Gaddafi rebels, on the former 'Green Square' in Tripoli, Libya
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Medina in Tripoli, Libya
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The Jordanian Ambassador To Tripoli  Fawaz Aitan
The Jordanian Ambassador To Tripoli, Fawaz Aitan
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