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Lebanese army arrests 75 in Tripoli in government-backed crackdown

Lebanon's army arrested 75 people in Tripoli Tuesday in a government-sponsored crack down on the restive northern city. Security forces launched a wide-ranging crackdown in Tripoli  Tuesday that brought calm to the embattled ...

02/04/2014 - 07:35 - comment 0

Second oil depot in Libya's Tripoli on fire

to a second oil tank in Tripoli. Libya says a huge blaze , engulfing the country's biggest oil storage facility for an international airport in the capital Tripoli, has spread to a second tank. In a statement released on Monday, Libya’s interim government appealed for international ...

29/07/2014 - 14:01 - comment 0

Is Tripoli being subjected to 'economic punishment'?

Although many people claim to represent Tripoli, including ministers in Tammam Salam’s government ... in Tripoli, pushing citizens to doubt the promises that they had received [from the government] following ... in downtown Tripoli.  Following the cabinet meeting, Derbas was dismayed at the government decision ...

20/05/2014 - 14:50 - comment 0

Tripoli calls for end to east Libya violence

Libya's central government called for an end ... central government called for an end to fighting in the country's eastern city of Benghazi Sunday, ... the government calls on all parties to the conflict to leave the city and to immediately stop fighting," ...

06/07/2014 - 20:00 - comment 0

New security plan for Lebanon's Tripoli

enforcing a government security plan to end violence in Tripoli at the weekend, Interior Minister Nouhad ... the security situation in Tripoli by implementing judicial warrants to arrest wanted people, including militia leaders,” Machnouk told The Daily Star. “The security plan for Tripoli will be enforced in the next 48 ...

29/03/2014 - 12:45 - comment 0

Death toll up to ten in Lebanon's Tripoli clashes

been killed in clashes between Tripoli's rival districts of Jabal Mohsen and Bab Al Tebbaneh. The death toll from three days of fighting between supporters and opponents of the Syrian government in Lebanon has risen to 10 people. Two people were killed by snipers in the northern city of Tripoli ...

16/03/2014 - 08:16 - comment 0

Former Lebanese PM accuses Damascus of inciting Tripoli violence

the Syrian government for inciting the recent unrest in Tripoli that has left 10 people dead. Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri accused the Syrian regime Saturday of inciting violence in Tripoli , saying Damascus seeks to punish the northern Lebanese city. Hariri also held the Lebanese government fully ...

27/10/2013 - 08:31 - comment 0

With former Gaddafi soldiers in the east and Islamist's Libya Dawn in Tripoli, there's no quick solution for Libya's divide

place lately in Tripoli, yet he blames the Libyan government for the political crisis. "It ... and Strategic Studies, the Tripoli government is nothing but "leverage" used by the Islamists ... groups compete for control from the eastern city of Tobruk, to the western capital of Tripoli ...

19/09/2014 - 17:00 - comment 0

Egypt denies air raids in Libya's Tripoli

in Tripoli, according to a ministry statement. The Egyptian foreign ministry said it would be monitoring ... that Egyptian military aircraft bombed locations controlled by militias in Tripoli, Libya, a ministry statement ... for the speedy formation of a Libyan national government after the election of a parliament. AFP reported ...

24/08/2014 - 12:35 - comment 0

Militia infighting continues in Libya's Tripoli

Heavy shelling has continued in the Libyan capital Tripoli following three days of relative calm. ... representatives have been in Tripoli since Friday to broker a ceasefire between the two sides of the conflict. ... been witnessing numerous clashes between government forces and rival militia groups. The former ...

11/08/2014 - 07:42 - comment 0