Tripoli (Libya)

Type: City
Name: Tripoli (Libya)
Country: Libya
Latitude: 32.869999
Longitude: 13.18
population: 1,150,990
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 2 reports

New Libya parliament holds first session

Libya's new parliament held its first formal session Monday as clashes were still rocking Tripoli between Islamist and nationalist forces.The parliament, elected on 25 June, travelled all the way to Tobruk, 1,500 kilometres (1,000 miles) from the capital ... [Published Middle East Eye - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

UN evacuates staff from Libya, after battle causes Tripoli airport to close

The United Nations announced on Monday that it was evacuating its remaining staff from Libya, after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport and severed air links with the outside world.The fighting between liberal and Islamist militias came after a June ... [Published Middle East Eye - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 16 reports

UPDATE 2-Libyan militia fire rockets into affluent Tripoli residential district

9:45pm BST* Factional fighting edges towards centre of Libyan capital* First air strikes escalate militia warfare* OPEC member state at risk of being torn apart (Shelling, colour, TV stations taken off air)By Heba al-Shibani and Ahmed ElumamiTRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, ... [Published Reuters UK - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 9 reports

Haftar loyalists claim Su-24s carried out Tripoli airstrike

The Libyan faction led by retired general Khalifah Haftar has claimed responsibility for an airstrike carried out against militias in Tripoli on the night of 17-18 August.Binina Airbase operates MiG-23s and MiG-21s, but none of Libya's Su-24s have been ... [Published Jane's - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 6 reports

Libya: Aid reaches civilians displaced by ongoing violence

The United Nations refugee agency said today it has, for the first time, begun sending aid into western Libya from Tunisia to help some of the tens of thousands of people displaced by weeks of fighting in Tripoli. ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - France supports diplomatic solution in Libya: Foreign ministry

France supports diplomatic solution in Libya: Foreign ministryContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.PARIS, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- France on Monday said it had not been involved in airstrikes against militia positions in Libyan capital Tripoli, reiterating support ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

*U.N. Condemns Fighting in Libya, Urges Ceasefire

Tripoli, Libya, Shawwal 22, 1435, Aug 18, 2014, SPA -- The U.N. mission assisting Libya on Sunday condemned the escalation of violence in the capital, Tripoli and its surrounding areas.The U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement that ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 13 reports

Explosions heard as unidentified war planes fly over Libyan capital

TRIPOLI — Unidentified war planes flew over the Libyan capital Tripoli early on Monday and explosions could be heard, residents said.A Libyan TV channel said planes targeted positions in Tripoli where militias have been fighting for control for ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Mid-East - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

5 Libyan Islamist militants killed in Tripoli airstrikes

TRIPOLI, (PNA/Xinhua) — An unknown warplane bombed Islamist militants in Libya’s volatile capital of Tripoli on Monday, killing five and injuring several, according to sources. The fighter jet launched airstrikes... ... [Published Philippines Today - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 25 reports

France supports diplomatic solution in Libya: Foreign ministry

France on Monday said it had not been involved in airstrikes against militia positions in Libyan capital Tripoli, reiterating support for diplomatic solution to end conflicts and stop political vacuum in the country."Reports on air strikes in Libya in ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Libya government: Unclear who carried out Tripoli airstrikes

TRIPOLI: The Libyan government does not yet know which group carried out the aerial bombing of militia positions in Tripoli, it said Monday in its first reaction after residents reported jets flying over the capital to the sounds of explosions."The government ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Libya's Tripoli Sees Unidentified Warplanes, Explosions While UN Condemns Violence

Unidentified war planes flew over Tripoli on Monday while explosions were heard in the Libyan capital, according to local news agencies. The United Nations, or the U.N., on Sunday had condemned the ongoing violence in Libya.Reports, citing residents, said ... [Published International Business Times - Aug 18 2014]

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"I filled up for 7 dinars ($6.6, 4.3 euros at the official rate) and that costs 55 to 70 dinars ($44 to $56, 33.7 to 42.8 euros) on the black market" says taxi driver Ahmed al-Huni, who often uses petrol touts to avoid the long queues
"By using an automated system, human error has been eliminated. The only manual step in the process consists of entering the data of the DNA profiles."
"Our main aim is to protect jobs and Maltese business interests in Libya" he said, adding that Malta Enterprise has been in direct contact with all companies involved in Libya
Delegates underlined the need to "resolve (the problem of) pockets of terrorism in Libya, which are a source of concern for Libya and the countries in the immediate vicinity."

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