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  • Heavy shelling, clashes resume in Libya's Tripoli

    Heavy shelling, clashes resume in Libya's Tripoli
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy shelling resumed on Thursday in southern Tripoli where rival militia brigades were battling for control of the capital's main airport in some of the worst clashes since the 2011 revolt which ousted Muammar Gaddafi.
  • Greece sends ships to Libya evacuate embassy, foreign nationals

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is sending a frigate and two other vessels to Libya to evacuate workers at its embassy in Tripoli as well as a few hundred Chinese and European nationals, government officials said on Thursday. The Greek frigate Salamis,...

    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...

    Libyan militants seize Benghazi special forces base

    Libyan militants seize Benghazi special forces base
    Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people, a special forces officer said. Soldiers abandoned their base after heavy shelling, according to Saiqa...

    Canada temporarily pulls diplomats out of Libya amid fighting

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is temporarily pulling its diplomats out of conflict-torn Libya due to fears about their safety, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. The African country is sliding into a state of anarchy as rival militia forces...