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NSG Leader "Wounded" in Tripoli Clashes

By John Lee. Armed groups loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) have with reportedly regained control of the Rixos Hotel complex, which had been used as a base by the alternative National Salvation Government (NSG) led by Islamist ex-premier Khalifa Ghwell. Ghwell was said to have been slightly wounded in the clashes. […]

UN condemns Attempted Coup in Libya

By John Lee. The United Nations has condemned an attempted coup in Tripoli, in which rebels seized buildings of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) around the Rixos hotel complex. UN envoy Martin Kobler said: “I condemn yesterday’s attempt to seize the headquarters of the High Council of State. Such actions, aimed at creating […]

Newsflash: Rixos Hotel Under Attack

Libya Business News sources in Tripoli report that the Rixos al Nasr Hotel (pictured) in the city is under attack from militia who are trying to target the General National Council. The attack comes following the deaths of at least 22 people in the town of Bani Walid, a stronghold of the former leader Muammar […]