TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan militia surrounded Tripoli's international airport on Monday, forcing flights to be diverted to the capital's military airport, a security official said.

Topics:  tripoli reuters     a   tripoli   libya   airport   official   
BING NEWS:
  • Mystery surrounds attack on Benghazi’s US consulate
    "It was supposed to be a secret place and we were surprised the armed groups knew about it,” Sharif told Reuters. Sharif’s account of a US commando unit arriving from Tripoli ... fighter with the Shuhada Libya al-Hurra brigade, who declined to be ...
    09/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Libyan forces recapture Tripoli airport
    Flights were not expected to resume for at least 24 hours because of the damage caused to the airport's infrastructure. A government official said the group, called al-Awfiya Brigade ... armed forces. Monday's incident at Tripoli airport comes as Libya ...
    06/5/2012 - 3:58 am | View Link
  • Updated: Authorities regain control of Tripoli airport
    "Cars mounted with anti-aircraft guns and armed ... control of Tripoli airport in April from a Zintan brigade that had been guarding the facility since the capital's liberation in August 2011. Such militias secured many strategic sites in Libya after ...
    06/4/2012 - 7:33 pm | View Link
  • Flights Diverted As Libyan Militia Surrounds Tripoli Airport
    Using tanks and armored vehicles a militia has surrounded the Tripoli international airport in Libya. Commercial flights have been ... central government to assert its authority on a myriad of armed militias that have refused to give up their weapons ...
    06/4/2012 - 5:28 am | View Link
  • Libya armed brigade surrounds Tripoli airport, official says
    A Libyan security official says disgruntled militiamen have taken over the country's main airport, storming it with heavy machine guns and armored vehicles and forcing airport authorities to divert flights. Mohammed el-Gharyani, a member of Tripoli ...
    06/4/2012 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    03/27/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Website
  • U.S. News | National News
    ABC News reports on United States politics, crime, education, legal stories, celebrities, weather, the economy and more
    03/27/2015 - 5:40 am | View Website
  • Berenice Stories | Short Stories by John Oakes
    Short Stories by John Oakes ... By Wednesday 15th October large units of the Libyan National Army commanded by the Chief of Staff Abdul Razzaq Nazhuri and including ...
    03/27/2015 - 3:45 am | View Website
  • Tripoli Brigade
    The Tripoli Brigade or Free Tripoli Guardian is a unit of the National Liberation Army of Libya created during the Libyan Civil War. Originally formed in April 2011 ...
    03/27/2015 - 1:43 am | View Website
  • Factional violence in Libya (2011–14)
    Since the end of the 2011 Libyan Civil War, which overthrew Muammar Gaddafi, there has been violence involving various militias and the new state security forces.
    03/25/2015 - 10:38 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News