Khalifa Hifter's forces push toward Tripoli's center

World May 28, 2019

Khalifa Hifter's forces push toward Tripoli's center

Heavy clashes have been slowly nearing the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power, an official and residents said Monday. Hifter opened a military offensive on Tripoli in early April despite commitments to move ...

France seeks Libya cease-fire after Tripoli migrant center is struck

World May 9, 2019

France seeks Libya cease-fire after Tripoli migrant center is struck

France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a cease-fire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight. With foreign powers aghast at the latest flare-up in a nation in chaos since the 2011 toppling of Moammar ...