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#Tripoli

# tripoli - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Libya's interior minister survives attempted assassination
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# Tripoli

Libya's interior minister survives attempted assassination

Feb 21st 2021, 7:15 PM 16,037 Views 7 Comments

The minister’s motorcade was attacked in the country’s capital.

# tripoli - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Nearly 40 people killed after airstrike hits migrant centre in Libya
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

Nearly 40 people killed after airstrike hits migrant centre in Libya

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:03 AM 9,845 Views 16 Comments

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
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# Tripoli

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

Dec 25th 2018, 11:22 AM 5,765 Views 22 Comments

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

# tripoli - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

Aug 31st 2017, 10:52 PM 12,940 Views 112 Comments

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
# Lifesavers
# Lifesavers

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

Jun 26th 2017, 10:26 AM 15,260 Views 58 Comments

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
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,254 Views 67 Comments

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
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

Dec 3rd 2016, 1:06 PM 9,042 Views 55 Comments

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
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

Oct 4th 2016, 10:01 PM 10,225 Views 88 Comments

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
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

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

Jun 5th 2015, 11:57 PM 10,204 Views 48 Comments

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
# Fresh Violence
# Fresh Violence

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

Aug 1st 2014, 8:40 PM 11,652 Views 33 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 7:53 PM 13,217 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 26th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,373 Views 51 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:42 PM 37,168 Views 40 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Nov 16th 2013, 7:40 AM 2,856 Views 9 Comments

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
# In Pics
# In Pics

Syrian families try to recover in neighbouring refugee camps

Oct 26th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,220 Views 31 Comments

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
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

27 killed and over 350 wounded in Lebanon car bomb blasts

Aug 23rd 2013, 3:01 PM 3,742 Views 15 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park

Jul 16th 2013, 7:48 PM 5,616 Views 21 Comments

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
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

May 6th 2013, 4:06 PM 4,423 Views 3 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libya elects interim prime minister after predecessor is sacked

Oct 15th 2012, 10:13 AM 1,810 Views 3 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:28 PM 2,570 Views 1 Comment

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Sep 13th 2012, 8:22 AM 4,566 Views 24 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

US evacuates diplomatic staff from embassy in Libya

Sep 12th 2012, 9:47 PM 4,159 Views 13 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Aug 1st 2012, 8:28 AM 3,229 Views 12 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Jul 7th 2012, 10:22 AM 1,343 Views 5 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 20th 2012, 7:39 PM 3,579 Views 0 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

May 14th 2012, 8:44 AM 815 Views 6 Comments

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
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya

Apr 14th 2012, 4:21 PM 1,916 Views 4 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region

Mar 6th 2012, 8:39 PM 1,886 Views 8 Comments

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

14 game-changing moments of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,115 Views 8 Comments

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
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

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

Dec 26th 2011, 6:00 PM 2,340 Views 3 Comments

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…

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,844 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Libya

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

Nov 19th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,712 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Libya

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Nov 13th 2011, 5:28 PM 328 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Libya

Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 202 Views 1 Comment

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 223 Views 7 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

Oct 21st 2011, 5:28 PM 3,134 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 20th 2011, 3:58 PM 2,620 Views 5 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound

Oct 17th 2011, 11:43 AM 112 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:33 PM 793 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Libya

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

Sep 25th 2011, 5:54 PM 463 Views 7 Comments

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

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