Lebanese seek to save iconic concrete park from crumbling

Visitors attend a rare exhibition at the site designed by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in a desperate call to save it from ruin. Behind the sea in Lebanon’s Tripoli, giant curves of concrete stand testimony to dreams before the civil war, etchings of an exhibition park never finished but already cracking.

House hit by rocket in Libya’s capital as UN brokers ceasefire

A house is hit by a rocket on the same day that the UN mission in Libya says it brokered a ceasefire to end a week of clashes in the capital Tripoli that have killed dozens and forced thousands to flee their homes.

Civilians killed in days of clashes near Libya capital

Libyans gather at the site where a mortar shell landed south of Tripoli. At least 27 people have been killed and nearly 100 wounded in several days of fighting between rival militias near the Libyan capital.

Dynamite fishing thrives in Libya’s chaos

Libyan fishermen in Tripoli react to the increasing use of dynamite to catch fish. Dynamite or blast fishing has flourished in Libya since the 2011 when the country became rife with weapons and explosives in the aftermath of the revolt that toppled and killed dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

Muslim migrants break their fast in the Libyan capital

Migrants break their fast at an Illegal Immigration Detention Centre in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

Libya’s interior minister denounces IS attack

Libya’s interior minister denounces the “cowardly” suicide attack on the electoral commission in Tripoli that left twelve people dead.

Lebanese mark mysterious Zambo festival in Tripoli

Residents of the Lebanese city of Tripoli don bright, curly wigs and dark body paint for Zambo, a festival on the eve of the start of the Orthodox Christian period of Lent.