Fighters loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) hold a position west of the city of Aziziah, some 60 kilometres (37 miles) southwest of the capital Tripoli. Photo: AFP

Nearly 150 killed, over 600 wounded in battle for Libya's Tripoli, World Health Organisation says

  • Rising number of casualties has prompted the World Health Organisation to deploy surgical teams
Topic |   Libya

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Fighters loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) hold a position west of the city of Aziziah, some 60 kilometres (37 miles) southwest of the capital Tripoli. Photo: AFP
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Libyan National Army (LNA) members, commanded by Khalifa Hifter, pose for a picture as they head out of Benghazi to reinforce the troops advancing to Tripoli, in Libya on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Fighting rages in Libya: is it heading towards full-blown civil war?

  • Battle for capital Tripoli escalates as a military assault on the city by the eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Hifter leads to dozens of deaths
  • US withdraws some of its troops from the country, citing deteriorating ‘security conditions on the ground’
Topic |   Libya

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Libyan National Army (LNA) members, commanded by Khalifa Hifter, pose for a picture as they head out of Benghazi to reinforce the troops advancing to Tripoli, in Libya on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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