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Libyan Militia Claims to Have Seized Tripoli Airport

An Islamist militia based in Libya's coastal city of Misrata claims to have seized Tripoli airport from a rival Zintan group. A Misrata spokesman said the airport was taken Saturday after six weeks of battling with the powerful militia from the western mountains. If the claim is confirmed it would mean a major defeat for the nationalist fighters who have held the airport since the 2011 fall of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi. Two unidentified air strikes hit the Islamists...

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