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#Tripoli

# tripoli - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Nearly 40 people killed after airstrike hits migrant centre in Libya

At least 70 were wounded in the raid on the Tajoura suburb, an emergency services spokesperson said.

# tripoli - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Three dead as gunfire and explosions rock Libya's foreign ministry building

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

# tripoli - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

Those rescued are receiving food, water and medical treatment as required.

# tripoli - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

# tripoli - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

# tripoli - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

# tripoli - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# tripoli - Friday 5 June, 2015

Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya

In five successful missions, the crew has now rescued 756 migrants in the Mediterranean.

# tripoli - Friday 1 August, 2014

'Crisis team' set up to help Irish in Libya, as French and British leave on naval ship

Around 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks in Tripoli and Benghazi.

# tripoli - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

# tripoli - Thursday 2 January, 2014

British man, New Zealand woman found shot dead on Tripoli beach

The British Foreign Office said it is “urgently seeking” further information.

# tripoli - Saturday 16 November, 2013

At least 31 killed, more than 200 injured in Libya gun attack

Gunmen opened fire on a crowd demanding their disbandment, officials say.

# tripoli - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Syrian families try to recover in neighbouring refugee camps

These images, taken just this week, show the upheaval hundreds of thousands of families have had to go through in the past two-and-a-half years.

# tripoli - Friday 23 August, 2013

27 killed and over 350 wounded in Lebanon car bomb blasts

The attacks happened in the city of Tripoli. It’s reported a number of children are among the dead.

# tripoli - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park

The Bab al-Aziziya compound covers several square hectares of prime real estate in central Tripoli.

# tripoli - Monday 6 May, 2013

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

The verdict in the case of two officials from the ousted dictator’s regime, who have been accused of “financial crimes” connected to compensation for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, has been postponed today.

# tripoli - Monday 15 October, 2012

Libya elects interim prime minister after predecessor is sacked

Ali Zidan, a former independent congressman, was elected a week after Mustafa Abushagur was dismissed.

# tripoli - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.

# tripoli - Thursday 13 September, 2012

US sends Marines to Libya as it considers possible 9/11 link to attack

The attacks that led to the death of the US Ambassador to Libya may have been a plot to coincide with the September 11 anniversary.

# tripoli - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

US evacuates diplomatic staff from embassy in Libya

Most of diplomatic staff have been evacuated following the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and other consul officials in Benghazi.

# tripoli - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

# tripoli - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

# tripoli - Sunday 20 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# tripoli - Monday 14 May, 2012

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.

# tripoli - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya

The family of the convicted bomber say he had been rushed to hospital with rapidly deteriorating health.

# tripoli - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region

Local leaders said they want their region to remain part of a united Libya but insisted the move was needed to stop decades of discrimination against the east.

# tripoli - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

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14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# tripoli - Monday 26 December, 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

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In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# tripoli - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report

Muammar and Safiya Gaddafi’s eldest son – the last of the ousted leader’s sons to remain unaccounted for – was reportedly found while his aides tried to smuggle him out of Libya.

# tripoli - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Four days of fighting has raised new concerns about the National Transitional Council’s ability to restore order after the country’s recent war.

# tripoli - Monday 31 October, 2011

Libya names new prime minister

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

# tripoli - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

# tripoli - Friday 21 October, 2011

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).

# tripoli - Thursday 20 October, 2011

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In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi

With the announcement of the former Libyan leader’s death in his home town of Sirte today we look back at the events which shaped him and his country…

# tripoli - Monday 17 October, 2011

Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound

The revolutionary brigade said the area – once a “symbol of tyranny” – will be turned into a public park accessible to all Libyans.

# tripoli - Monday 3 October, 2011

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

An investigation into the six-month campaign to overthrow the now fugitive Colonel has revealed his desperate attempts to retain some semblance of control.

# tripoli - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Mass grave with bodies of over 1,200 prisoners reported in Libya

NTC officials say the victims of a 1996 massacre by the Gaddafi regime.

# tripoli - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.

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