Tripoli

Capital city in Greater Tripoli, Libya

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Tripoli is the capital city and the largest city of Libya, with a population of about 1.158 million people in 2018. It is located in the northwest of Libya on the edge of the desert, on a point of rocky land projecting into the Mediterranean Sea and forming a bay. It includes the port of Tripoli and the country's largest commercial and manufacturing centre. It is also the site of the University of Tripoli. The vast Bab al-Azizia barracks, which includes the former family estate of Muammar Gaddafi, is also located in the city. Colonel Gaddafi largely ruled the country, from his residence in this barracks.

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TRIPOLI - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-recognised government said they fought off a "major" attack on the capital Tripoli led by strongman Khalifa Haftar that left..
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Mitiga airport in Libya's capital Tripoli re-opened to air traffic on Tuesday after an air strike, according to a post on the its Facebook page.
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the airport..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

At least seven fighters loyal to Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar were killed overnight in a drone strike in southern Tripoli, a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Thursday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester was being extradited from Libya on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester is being extradited from Libya, according..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in Manchester, England in 2017 is being extradited from Libya to Britain, according to the force that was..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, United States and Italy on Tuesday called for an immediate end of hostilities around Tripoli and warned of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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