Tripoli

Conflict & Justice

Tripoli's airport has become ground zero for military clashes in Libya

The crisis in Libya is deepening after a powerful militia opposed to the country’s current government took control of the capital’s airport a week ago. Libya’s House of Representatives says Tripoli as a whole has fallen in the hands of what they call “terrorists.” However, the militias that overran the capital were former rebel groups who have been on government payroll since the end of the revolution.

Global Politics

Training Libya's rebel forces

Libya's rebel leadership in Benghazi has rejected a proposal put forward by an African Union delegation to end the eight-week conflict. The rebels have been trying to improve their military posture. Ben Gilbert reports.