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Car Bomb in Tripoli, Libya

Car Bomb in Tripoli, Libya

Blasts followed a series of car bombs, mainly in towns under the control of the internationally recognized governmentGil Ronen, 13/11/2014 22:37
Libyan Islamists Take a Dip in US Embassy Pool

Libyan Islamists Take a Dip in US Embassy Pool

Video appears to show scores of Islamist militants clowning around after taking over US embassy compound in Tripoli.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2014 12:40
220 Wounded, Dead as Libyan Civil War Rages

220 Wounded, Dead as Libyan Civil War Rages

Fighting in Tripoli leaves hundreds without electricity, safe cover; Libya reportedly descending into anarchy.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 18/08/2014 22:09
String of Killings in Tripoli: 5 Dead in 2 Days

String of Killings in Tripoli: 5 Dead in 2 Days

Sectarian clashes continue in northern Lebanon as spillover from the Syrian Civil War snowballs.Tova Dvorin, 28/03/2014 12:48
Egypt Evacuates Diplomatic Missions in Libya

Egypt Evacuates Diplomatic Missions in Libya

Egypt evacuates embassy in Tripoli and consulate in Benghazi after kidnappers seized four Egyptian diplomats.Elad Benari, 26/01/2014 04:04
'Hezbollah Paying $25K to Keep Families Quiet'

'Hezbollah Paying $25K to Keep Families Quiet'

Source claims Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group paying families of fighters killed in Syria to conceal cause of relatives' deaths.Mark Langfan and Ari Soffer, 29/12/2013 18:14
Lebanon: Sectarian Clashes Kill 10 in Tripoli

Lebanon: Sectarian Clashes Kill 10 in Tripoli

Fighting between Alawite supporters and Sunni opponents of the Assad regime in neighboring Syria claims more victims in divided city.Ari Soffer, 30/11/2013 18:33
Libyan Militias Surrender Tripoli Bases

Libyan Militias Surrender Tripoli Bases

Following deadly clashes last weekend Libyan militias surrender Tripoli bases to military, possible signs of violence toning down.Ari Yashar, 22/11/2013 11:19
Libyan MP Had Grenade in Her Bag as 'Self Defense'

Libyan MP Had Grenade in Her Bag as 'Self Defense'

Fiasco at Tripoli city hall as guards find grenade in MP's handbag; underscores sense of insecurity, turmoil in post-revolution Libya.Ari Soffer, 21/11/2013 10:41
US to Train Libyan Forces, Militias Ravage Tripoli

US to Train Libyan Forces, Militias Ravage Tripoli

US official announces plans to train thousands of security forces, as local council calls on Misrata militias to leave Tripoli.Ari Yashar, 18/11/2013 15:31
Gunmen Kidnap Libya's Deputy Intelligence Chief

Gunmen Kidnap Libya's Deputy Intelligence Chief

Libya's deputy intelligence chief, Mustafa Nuh, abducted in Tripoli as violence continues to rage in Libya's capital.Elad Benari, 18/11/2013 04:42
Libya Reels as Tripoli Violence Continues

Libya Reels as Tripoli Violence Continues

Clashes between rival militias continue, after fighting on Friday left more than 40 dead.Ari Soffer and Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2013 18:53
Libya: 48 Dead in Militia Shooting

Libya: 48 Dead in Militia Shooting

At least 48 Libyan demonstrators killed as militia fires at a rally demanding it to abandon a place it occupies in Tripoli.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/11/2013 22:01
Anti-Aircraft Weapons Used in Libyan Capital

Anti-Aircraft Weapons Used in Libyan Capital

Anti-aircraft gunfire and grenade blasts erupt in several parts of Tripoli, as rival militias battle one another.Elad Benari, 08/11/2013 06:46
Sectarian Fighting is Child's Play in Lebanon

Sectarian Fighting is Child's Play in Lebanon

YouTube clip showing small boy firing a rifle during sectarian clashes in Tripoli goes viral.Tova Dvorin, 29/10/2013 17:36
Lebanon: Gun Battles Amid Warning of 'Civil War'

Lebanon: Gun Battles Amid Warning of 'Civil War'

Death toll in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli continues to rise after four days of fighting. Saudi prince warns Hezbollah of "civil war."Ari Soffer, 24/10/2013 12:56
Gunmen Target Russian Embassy in Libya

Gunmen Target Russian Embassy in Libya

Unknown gunmen attacked the Russian embassy in Tripoli. No injuries were reported.Elad Benari, 03/10/2013 05:42
Car Bomb Hits French Libya Embassy

Car Bomb Hits French Libya Embassy

Bomb at Tripoli wounds two French guards and causes major damage.Gil Ronen, 23/04/2013 12:52
U.S. Evacuates Diplomatic Staff from Libya

U.S. Evacuates Diplomatic Staff from Libya

United States evacuates most of its diplomatic staff from Libya and takes Tripoli embassy down to emergency staffing.Elad Benari, 13/09/2012 05:14
Multiple Terror in Libyan Capital

Multiple Terror in Libyan Capital

Two people are dead and at least three others wounded following multiple car bombings in the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Sunday.Chana Ya'ar, 19/08/2012 13:38
Lockerbie Bomber is Dead

Lockerbie Bomber is Dead

The terrorist convicted for the bombing of Pam Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 passengers in 1988, is dead.Chana Ya'ar, 20/05/2012 16:24
Israel Watches Syrian Factions Battle in Lebanon

Israel Watches Syrian Factions Battle in Lebanon

Israeli defense personnel are watching closely as Syrian gunmen begin to carry their battle into Lebanese territory.Chana Ya'ar, 14/05/2012 23:51
Qaddafi's Daughter Starts Trouble from Algeria

Qaddafi's Daughter Starts Trouble from Algeria

The daughter of Muammar Qaddafi is carrying on her father's struggle against the rebel forces who toppled him from power in Libya.Chana Ya'ar, 30/11/2011 11:26
Libya's NTC Says 'Final Assault' on Sirte

Libya's NTC Says 'Final Assault' on Sirte

Libyan rebels say they are launching their "final assault" on Sirte, hometown of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi. But it's not over yet. Chana Ya'ar, 09/10/2011 11:46
Rebel Fighters Raise Ire, Concern in Tripoli

Rebel Fighters Raise Ire, Concern in Tripoli

As Libya's new leaders appoint a new cabinet to rule the country, its fighters in Tripoli have raised concerns for the future.Gabe Kahn., 03/10/2011 22:20
Libya's New Rulers Hate Jews Too?

Libya's New Rulers Hate Jews Too?

A Libyan Jew returned from exile, believing he was safe to restore Tripoli's main synagogue. He discovered he was mistaken.Chana Ya'ar, 03/10/2011 17:41
Mass Grave Discovered in Tripoli

Mass Grave Discovered in Tripoli

Libyans discovered a mass grave Sunday near the Abu Salim prison in the capital of Tripoli.Chana Ya'ar, 26/09/2011 04:13
Qaddafi's Family Arrives in Algeria

Qaddafi's Family Arrives in Algeria

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi's wife Safiya, his daughter Aisha, two sons and their children have all arrived in Algeria. Chana Ya'ar, 29/08/2011 23:16
Al Qaeda Bombs Algeria for Supporting Qaddafi

Al Qaeda Bombs Algeria for Supporting Qaddafi

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for a suicide bombing at a military academy meant to punish Algerian support for Qaddafi. Chana Ya'ar, 29/08/2011 22:47
Tripoli Taken, Rebels Head for Qaddafi's Home

Tripoli Taken, Rebels Head for Qaddafi's Home

Libyan rebels are heading for the hometown of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi after capturing the capital, Tripoli. Chana Ya'ar, 28/08/2011 12:12
Amnesty Accuses Qaddafi, Rebels of Violations

Amnesty Accuses Qaddafi, Rebels of Violations

New Amnesty International report finds that both Qaddafi's forces as well as rebel forces have abused prisoners. Elad Benari, Canada, 26/08/2011 23:08
Qaddafi Escapes Compound Seizure, Remains At

Qaddafi Escapes Compound Seizure, Remains At

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi is still alive, escaping the seizure of his compound by rebel forces and vowing to continue to fight.Chana Ya'ar, 24/08/2011 09:43
Libya: Rebels Capture Pro-Qaddafi District

Libya: Rebels Capture Pro-Qaddafi District

The rebels have captured the pro-Qaddafi Abu Salim neighborhood of Tripoli, but the Libyan leader is still nowhere in sight.Elad Benari, 24/08/2011 05:07
Rebels Overrun Qaddafi Compound

Rebels Overrun Qaddafi Compound

Muammar Qaddafi's whereabouts are unknown as rebels overrun his compoundGabe Kahn., 23/08/2011 20:09
Fierce Fighting at Qaddafi Compound

Fierce Fighting at Qaddafi Compound

As rebels prepare to assault Qaddafi's compound in Tripoli its clear the strongman plans to exact his price in blood and headlines.Gabe Kahn., 23/08/2011 16:43
Qaddafi’s Son Seen in Tripoli

Qaddafi’s Son Seen in Tripoli

Despite earlier reports of his arrest, Saif al-Islam Qaddafi was seen in a Tripoli hotel and talked to reporters.Elad Benari, 23/08/2011 05:13
'Libya's Future in the Hands of its People'

'Libya's Future in the Hands of its People'

President Obama makes a statement after the fall of Tripoli. "The Qaddafi regime is coming to an end."Elad Benari, 23/08/2011 02:44
Tripoli Falls to Libyan Rebels

Tripoli Falls to Libyan Rebels

Tripoli has fallen, and Libya's rebel fighters have begun to install a new government. The Arab League has announced its recognition.Chana Ya'ar, 22/08/2011 22:23
Qaddafi Forces Shell Downtown Tripoli

Qaddafi Forces Shell Downtown Tripoli

After hours of euphoric celebration as Libya's rebels took much of Tripoli unopposed, Qaddafi tanks have started shelling the city center.Gabe Kahn., 22/08/2011 18:26
Where is ‘Practical and Eccentric Qaddafi'?

Where is ‘Practical and Eccentric Qaddafi'?

As rebels continue to take over Qaddafi’s last bastion, Tripoli, South Africa denies he fled there. He may be hiding deep underground. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 22/08/2011 13:05
Libya: Rebels Take Green Square in Tripoli

Libya: Rebels Take Green Square in Tripoli

Libyan rebels take Tripoli's central Green Square, renamed Shaheed Square, citizens rejoice.Elad Benari, 22/08/2011 04:33
The Battle for Tripoli is at Hand

The Battle for Tripoli is at Hand

This weekend's raid on Tripoli by rebel fighters marks the beginning of the battle for Tripoli - and Qaddafi's last stand.Gabe Kahn., 21/08/2011 22:49
Qaddafi’s Troops Fight Back in Key City

Qaddafi’s Troops Fight Back in Key City

As rebels continue to advance on Zawiya, Qaddafi's troops fight back, signaling a move toward the capital won't be easy.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/08/2011 23:33
Explosions Near Qaddafi Compound

Explosions Near Qaddafi Compound

At least seven loud blasts heard near Qaddafi's compound in the capital Tripoli. Meanwhile, rebels continue to close in on the capital.Elad Benari, 19/08/2011 03:32
Qaddafi Vows to Blow Up Tripoli

Qaddafi Vows to Blow Up Tripoli

Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi has vowed to blow up Tripoli rather than surrender it to rebels if they succeed in taking the city.Gabe Kahn., 15/07/2011 05:16
Covert Action to Topple Qadaffi

Covert Action to Topple Qadaffi

While Western powers have stepped in to enforce the UN Security Council's 'no fly zone' over Libya, depriving Muammar Gaddafi of his air power alone will not ensure victory for the insurgents on the ground.Dr. Shlomo Shpiro, 09/04/2011 21:56
Attack Extends to Tripoli

Attack Extends to Tripoli

Reports say smoke was coming out of Qaddafi's military compound after airstrikes in Tripoli on Sunday night.Elad Benari, 21/03/2011 03:14
Hamas and Fatah Ready for Unity?

Hamas and Fatah Ready for Unity?

A top Fatah official says that Hamas has agreed to release its political prisoners and reopen the faction's headquarters in Gaza.Hana Levi Julian, 09/02/2010 11:44