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  • Countries move to evacuate citizens as Libya fighting escalates

    CAIRO More countries moved to evacuate their citizens Thursday from Libya where the fighting between rival militias was escalating.
  • Heavy shelling, clashes spread in Libya's Tripoli

    Heavy shelling, clashes spread in Libya's Tripoli
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Clashes with artillery and rockets spread on Thursday into two Tripoli districts, where rival militia brigades were battling over the airport in Libya's worst fighting since the 2011 revolt that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. Nearly 200...

    Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital. Across the city a few...

    Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found in Benghazi

    BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripoli's airport agreed to a temporary ceasefire on Wednesday to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket. Meanwhile in Libya's second...

    At least 30 people killed in Libya's Benghazi in heavy fighting

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed overnight and Tuesday morning in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi during heavy clashes involving war planes and rockets between government special forces and Islamist fighters, medical sources...