Tripoli

The sheer number of rafts overwhelmed our flotilla. Tragedies mounted.
Egypt has launched air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Libya in retaliation for the beheading of 21 hostages by
Alright. The word amok is just a trigger here and I'm not seriously going to compare a famously dour German art film with the present state of an entire north African country. But ... well, I'll at least come back to Fassbinder & Fengler's drab masterpiece at the end of this quick run-through of Libya's current woes.
Ancient books in a historic library in the Lebanese city of Tripoli have been torched by Islamist, after a pamphlet purportedly
On 20 October it will be two years since the death of Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi... Cut to the present: Muammar's favourite son Saif al-Islam is about to go on trial for a string of alleged offences (including war crimes) along with 37 others. Pre-trial proceedings began in Tripoli this week. The extravagant cruelty is obviously absent but is the trial of Saif and Co at least likely to be a fair process, the respectable flip-side to the shabby killing of Saif's father? Sadly, no, not really.
The French embassy in Libya has been attacked by a car bomb. Two French guards were injured and extensive damage was caused
Four alleged Christian missionaries have been arrested in Libya for distributing Biblical literature, an offence that could
David Cameron pledged help to bolster the police and army in Libya today as he made an unannounced visit to the country. The
David Cameron pledged help to bolster the police and army in Libya today as he made an unannounced visit to the country. The
Libya is still in the midst of the transition the revolution sparked. In reality it is going through a number of different transitions that, by necessity, are happening all at once. Evidence of the transition from a period of civil war to a fragile peace is all around.
Two British journalists working for Iranian state-owned broadcaster Press TV were held captive by Libya militia after they
Two British journalists have been arrested in Libya, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Nicholas Davies, a reporter, and cameraman
British Airways is to resume flights to Libya in May, the airline announced, 15 months after they were suspended as the country
Two Libyan militia factions clashed in a gun battle on one of Tripoli's busiest streets on Tuesday, leaving four fighters
Libya's Interim Justice Minister Mohammed al-Allagui has confirmed that Saif al-Islam will not be handed over to the International
Nato will end its mission in Libya at midnight on 31 October after almost exactly seven months upholding a no-fly zone and
The person responsible for the death of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi will be prosecuted, Libya's interim government
Human rights activists are calling for an immediate investigation after 53 pro-Gaddafi fighters were apparently executed
A post-mortem examination of Colonel Gaddafi's body is expected to be carried out on Saturday amid continuing discussion
The collapse of the Gaddafi regime, culminating in the Colonel's capture and death on Thursday, marked the end of one of