Smoke fills the sky over Tripoli after fighting between militias of Libya Fajr (Dawn of Libya) and Karama (Dignity) in Tripoli, Libya, 23 August 2014
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Libya conflict: Militia alliance 'takes Tripoli airport'

Libya's parliament has condemned as terrorists the militia alliance which says it has captured Tripoli's international airport.

It said the alliance, which includes Islamists and fighters from the city of Misrata, was now a legitimate target for the armed forces.

The BBC's Rana Jawad reports.

  • 24 Aug 2014
  • From the section Africa
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