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Fresh fighting erupts near Tripoli's airport road

camp building, which remains under the control of the Misrata Brigade. Several buildings were ... battle involved members of the two warring militia groups from the cities of Misrata and Zintan, who have ... heavy gun battle involved members of the two warring militia groups from the cities of Misrata ...

22/08/2014 - 09:25 - comment 0

Fierce clashes in Libya's Tripoli leave 2 wounded, protestors burn Benghazi

a car with tinted windows. The passengers included members of a rebel brigade from Misrata. Upon stopping, fighting ensued between the two groups, leaving the Misrata brigade leader wounded. During the 2011 uprising that led to Gaddafi's overthrow, Misrata witnessed some of the most fatal clashes ...

05/11/2013 - 14:07 - comment 0

Libya's economy standing on the edge of a cliff

call on all armed militias to leave Tripoli. The Misrata brigade had withdrawn from the capital ... Friday’s massacre in Tripoli, where a Misrata militia opened fire on unarmed civilians protesting against ... to the country in the aftermath of the fall of the Qaddafi regime: The spread of armed brigades and militias ...

21/11/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Libya confirms death of Gaddafi son

Congress of Libya, adding that the body of Khamis was sent to Misrata. Born in 1983, Khamis Gaddafi was the seventh and youngest son of Muammar Gaddafi. As an officer, he led one of the brigades loyal to the former Libyan leader, known as the Khamis Brigade. The announcement of his death coincided with the first ...

21/10/2012 - 11:53 - comment 0

Libya's army chief orders militias to capital

Libya’s third largest city, Misrata. Further raising the potential for chaos, one of Libya’s many Al ... seemingly at will. The militias arose from the rebel brigades that were created to fight Gaddafi’s ...

19/05/2014 - 16:02 - comment 0