capital of Libya

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capital of Libya the capital and chief port and largest city of Libya; in northwestern Libya on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC
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Usage


In news:

In Libya's rebel capital, celebration turns to contemplation of future.
Protests at western Libya 's main oil refinery closed operations on Thursday for a second time this month, a company spokesman said, raising concerns of a gasoline shortage in the capital.
Libya 's main oil refinery on Wednesday could shut down operations, causing a shortage of petrol in the country's capital, the deputy oil minister said.
Protests at western Libya's main oil refinery closed operations on Thursday for a second time this month, a company spokesman said, raising concerns of a gasoline shortage in the capital.
Libya's main oil refinery on Wednesday could shut down operations, causing a shortage of petrol in the country's capital, the deputy oil minister said.
Rebel forces in Libya have surrounded the town of Bani Walid, southeast of the capital Tripoli.
Rebels control most of Libya and Gadhafi and his staunchest allies have been on the run since the fall of the capital of Tripoli late last month.
Rebel reinforcements from the Libyan capital of Tripoli celebrate as they arrive at a checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid, Libya, on Monday, Sept 5, 2011.
TRIPOLI , Libya (AP) — NATO airstrikes rattled the Libyan capital Thursday with clusters of bombing runs believed to have targeted the outskirts of Tripoli .
TRIPOLI , Libya (AP) — Libyan rebels claimed to be in control of most of the Libyan capital on Monday after their lightning advance on Tripoli heralded the fall of Moammar Gadhafi's nearly 42-year regime.
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