Deadly clashes in Libyan capital force airport to close
[Al Jazeera] Fierce festivities between two rival Libyan groups have left at least nine people dead and forced the closure of the main airport, underscoring the bleak prospects for the North African country as it marks seven years since the Arab Spring uprising.

Security officials told Al Jazeera on Monday that all flights had been suspended from Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
's Mitiga airport until further notice, after fighters from the Bugra rebel group attacked the Special Deterrence Force, a group that controls the installation.
Posted by: Fred 2018-01-16