TRIPOLI, April 10: Eastern forces and troops loyal to the government in Tripoli fought on the outskirts of Libya’s capital on Wednesday as the battle forced thousands of residents to flee their homes.

GENEVA, April 9: The UN’s health body announced Tuesday said local facilities had reported 47 people killed and 181 wounded in clashes between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and militias countering its advance on the capital, Tripoli.