Aisha Gaddafi fled Libya in August as opposition forces closed in on Tripoli.
Though the SST was based in Tripoli, its mission was to support U.S. diplomats throughout Libya.
Later she held a video conference with the shell-shocked staff of the embassy in Tripoli.
He had also gotten me into the jail near Tripoli to interview them and help publicize their plight.
Under orders from Washington, the convoy pulled out of Tripoli at dawn and made it to safety by mid-day.
Cairo and Tripoli were also distinguished for their libraries.
They were taken to Tripoli, and there remained in captivity nineteen months.
There is yet another Barbary state to pass: who has a word for Tripoli?
The Count of Tripoli repeated this answer, with an accent of surprise.
This sufficed not only for Tunis, but also for Tripoli and Algiers.
both the Libyan capital and the Lebanese port city represent Greek tri- "three" (see tri-) + polis "town." In Libya, Tripolis was the name of a Phoenician colony consisting of Oea (which grew into modern Tripoli), Leptis Magna, and Sabratha. Arabic distinguishes them as Tarabulus ash-sham ("Syrian Tripoli") and Tarabulus al-garb ("Western Tripoli").
north African nation, an ancient name, attested in heiroglyphics from 2000 B.C.E., of unknown origin. In Greek use, sometimes meaning all of Africa. Related: Libyan.
Capital of Libya and the largest city in the country, located in northwestern Libya.
Note: The city dates back to the seventh century b.c.
Note: United States war planes attacked Tripoli in 1986 in retaliation for Libyan terrorist acts against American citizens.
Nation in northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, bordered by Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. Its capital and largest city is Tripoli.