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Tripoli Death Toll now over 1,000

By John Lee. At least 1,048 people have been killed, including 106 civilians, and 5,558 wounded, including 289 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said this morning. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

Violations of Arms Embargo Endangers 1.2 million Civilians

From Amnesty International: UN arms embargo violations put Tripoli’s 1.2 million civilians in grave danger The lives and security of Tripoli’s 1.2 million civilians hang in the balance as warring parties use a range of sophisticated weapons imported into Libya in contravention of a UN arms embargo, Amnesty International said today as it released a […]

Dozens Killed in Attack on Detention Centre

By John Lee. An apparent air strike has killed up to 40 migrants at the Tajoura Detention Centre on the outskirts of Tripoli, and left some 80 people injured. According to BBC News, most of the dead are believed to be Africans attempting to reach Europe. The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has accused […]

Tripoli Death Toll now over 700

By John Lee. At least 739 people have been killed, including 41 civilians, and 4,407 wounded, including 137 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

Battle for Tripoli destined to grind on

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Battle for Tripoli appears destined to grind on in Libya Despite repeated diplomatic setbacks and heavy fighting among rival forces near Tripoli, UN envoy Ghassan Salame‬⁩ met over the weekend with Libyan National Army (LNA) […]

Tripoli Death Toll now over 600

By John Lee. At least 691 people have been killed, including 41 civilians, and 4,012 wounded, including 135 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

Refugees with TB ‘left to die’ in Detention Centres

Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, OHCHR spokesperson Rupert Colville (pictured) expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are being detained in the capital Tripoli and elsewhere. He explained that at the Zintan facility south of Tripoli, 22 people had died of tuberculosis – which is preventable – and […]

Tripoli Death Toll now over 600

By John Lee. At least 607 people have been killed, including 40 civilians, and 3,261 wounded, including 117 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)