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30 Aug
A rift threatens to tear apart Libya's unity government. The country's parliament elected Fathi Bashagha to replace Abdul Hamid Dbeibah as interim prime minister. But Dbeibah is refusing to go – and still has the backing of the United Nations.
24 Jul
Renewed clashes in the center of the Libyan capital have killed several civilians, including a child. The violence comes amid tense political rivalries in the divided country.
28 Dec 2020
Egypt is wary of Turkey's continued support for the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and continued instability in the region.
8 Jun 2020
Residents of the Libyan capital Tripoli hold celebrations after forces loyal to Libya's UN-recognised government overrun rival strongman Khalifa Haftar's last western stronghold, following a 14-month assault on Tripoli. After a series of military victories by forces loyal to Tripoli's UN-recognised government, Strongman Khalifa Haftar has backed a ceasefire in Libya starting Monday, Egypt's president announced after talks in Cairo.
6 Jun 2020
Libya’s UN-recognised unity government said Thursday that it was back in full control of the capital and its suburbs after more than a year of fighting off an offensive by eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar.
5 Jan 2020
More than two dozen cadets have been killed in a raid on a military academy in Libya's besieged capital, Tripoli. Medical workers are still sifting through the rubble and warn the death toll could rise.
14 Nov 2019
Rising prices in downtown Tripoli and increased demand for real estate due to displacement from the war has left many unable to pay rent or find apartments.
10 Jul 2019
Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing.
22 Apr 2019
The air traffic in Tripoli was suspended overnight for "security reasons," as Libya's unity government battled to push back a rival group's offensive. Over 30,000 people have been displaced due to the latest fighting.
17 Apr 2019
The WHO says at least 121 people have been killed in Libya as rival militias fight for control of the capital, Tripoli. The violence has raised fears that the country may descend into a fully fledged civil war.
24 Dec 2016
The passengers held hostage on a Libyan plane have arrived in Tripoli.

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