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fire burning at a fuel depot near the airport road in Tripoli

A general view shows fire burning at a fuel depot near the airport road in Tripoli July 29, 2014. Libyan forces on Tuesday battled Islamist militants with rockets and warplanes for control of an army base in the eastern city of Benghazi after at least 30 people were killed in overnight fighting. (REUTERS/Hani Amara)

Deadly clashes in Libya

Yahoo News


Libya's toothless outgoing government admitted Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.

The interim government led by prime minister Abdullah al-Thani, which resigned last week, said armed groups, mostly Islamist militias, were in control of ministries and blocking access to government workers. (AFP)


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