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Turkey to send troops to Libya at Tripoli’s request: Erdogan

12 December, 2019 9:59 pm 9:59 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey will send troops to Libya at the request of Tripoli as soon as next month, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, putting the North African country’s conflict at the centre of wider regional frictions. Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has been struggling to fend off General Khalifa Haftar’s … Read More


Rockets fired near airport in Tripoli, ISIS claims attack on oil company

09 September, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Rockets were fired late on Tuesday in the direction of the airport in Libya’s capital, residents said, forcing flights to be diverted, less than a week after the United Nations brokered a fragile truce between rival armed groups in Tripoli. A spokesman for a faction controlling Matiga airport, the only one functioning … Read More


Some 400 prisoners escape prison in Tripoli chaos

09 September, 2018 8:37 am 8:37 am

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said as the United Nations called for the warring parties to meet on Tuesday. The inmates forced open the doors of the Ain Zara prison and guards were unable to stop … Read More