By John Lee.
Armed groups loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) have with reportedly regained control of the Rixos Hotel complex, which had been used as a base by the alternative National Salvation Government (NSG) led by Islamist ex-premier Khalifa Ghwell.
Ghwell was said to have been slightly wounded in the clashes.
A television station sympathetic to the NSG was burned down in the fighting, and a hospital was also hit.
(Sources: Ansamed, Reuters)