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Tag Archives: Tripoli
Thirty-five foreign journalists have been unable to leave Tripoli’s Rixos Hotel since the evening of 21 August. Already in Tripoli before the battle for the city began 48 hours ago, they had been forced to stay in this hotel by … Continue reading
Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton reports from inside Bab al Aziziyah and says that while the revolutionaries have control over the compound, the fight is far from over in Tripoli.
Zeina Khodr has been travelling with the revolutionaries who are trying to secure Tripoli. She says it’s now the citizens, as well as the fighters who are maintaining order in their neighbourhoods. However, the city is still not safe and … Continue reading
Revolutionaries say they hold 95 per cent of Libya’s capital. President Obama says it is clear that Gaddafi’s rule is over, but the fight in Libya is not. After the dramatic events today, which saw rebel convoys roll into Libya’s … Continue reading
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Our drive to Tripoli started with news of a prison break and ended with a party. Around noon Sunday, we were waiting at a rebel checkpoint in the coastal town of Jedaim, on the main road … Continue reading
About three dozen foreign journalists based at the five-star Rixos hotel in Tripoli have been trapped by heavy fighting in the surrounding streets as rebels advance on the capital. “No one has left the hotel today,” said Missy Ryan, a … Continue reading
Luke Harding reports from central Tripoli. The rebel flag is flying over Green Square, Luke Harding reports from central Tripoli #Libya (mp3)
Ali Lagha, an opposition fighter in Tripoli, says he’s inside the house of Mohammed Gaddafi, the Libyan leader’s eldest son, who surrendered earlier according to Al Jazeera.
Asmaa, an opposition activist in the east of the Libyan capital, told Al Jazeera on Sunday morning that fighting between rebels and Gaddafi forces has erupted in many areas throughout Tripoli and the rebels are gaining. Many Gaddafi fighters have … Continue reading