Libya

Kobler condemns shelling of Ganfudah civilians in Benghazi

  • 10 December 2016 - 21:54
Kobler condemns shelling of Ganfudah civilians in Benghazi

The UN delegate to Libya and the Head of the UNSMIL, Martin Kobler, has condemned the shelling and fire opened on Ganfudah civilians earlier Saturday. In a tweet, the Head of the UNMSIL said, "Reports of shells fired & civilians prevented frm leaving #Ganfouda r extremely concerning....

Libyan forces bust Saudi IS terrorist while combing through freed Sirte neighbourhood

  • 10 December 2016 - 15:48
Libyan forces bust Saudi IS terrorist while combing through freed Sirte neighbourhood

The Misurata-led forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous apprehended three IS militants while combing through the recently freed Jizah neighbourhood. The Government of National Accord-backed forces said the three terrorists were lurking inside one of the buildings in the seaside Jizah neighbourhood,...

Libya’s instability made migrants endure inhuman conditions

  • 10 December 2016 - 14:54
Libya’s instability made migrants endure inhuman conditions

While Libya is going through political division and nation-wide conflicts, migrants from all African countries continue to be the victim of individual and militia abuse in the capital and elsewhere around the country, according to IOM and other relief organisations as well as Operation Sophia of...

Kobler urges for evacuation of civilians from besieged Ganfudah, Benghazi

  • 10 December 2016 - 14:13
Kobler urges for evacuation of civilians from besieged Ganfudah, Benghazi

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has welcomed Operation Dignity's announcement that it would allow a safe passage for the people besieged in Ganfudah, Benghazi. The Head of the UNSMIL tweeted Saturday, "I call on all parties to the conflict in #Ganfouda to abide by International...

Indian IS militant caught by Libyan forces in Sirte

  • 10 December 2016 - 11:23
Indian IS militant caught by Libyan forces in Sirte

A 28-year-old Thane youth, who allegedly joined terror outfit ISIS, has been apprehended by enforcement agencies in Libya, ATS officials said today. Tabrez Mohammad Tambe, a resident of Mumbra in neighbouring Thane district was caught early this week from the oil-rich country, where he had...

Pro-Haftar brigade seizes control of key military base in south Libya

  • 9 December 2016 - 16:07
Pro-Haftar brigade seizes control of key military base in south Libya

Forces of Brigade 12 Infantry, led by Mohammed Ben Nayel, who is affiliated with the Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity forces controlled Thursday night Barak Al-Shati military base, according to the so-called General Command of Haftar's forces. The Ben Nayel-led forces gained control of the...

Haftar’s warplanes strike Al-Jufra airbase, kill one, injure 14 GNA Defence Ministry forces

  • 8 December 2016 - 20:48
Haftar’s warplanes strike Al-Jufra airbase, kill one, injure 14 GNA Defence Ministry forces

Fighter aircraft loyal to Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity forces carried out Thursday two airstrikes on Al-Jufra military airbase, which is used as a headquarters by the Defense Benghazi Brigades and the rest of the new coalition of forces led by the Defence Minister of the Government of...

Over 260 IS fighters’ corpses recovered from Sirte after liberation

  • 8 December 2016 - 20:36
Over 260 IS fighters’ corpses recovered from Sirte after liberation

A security source from the Crime Fight Unit at Misurata Security Department said they recovered 230 corpses from the city of Sirte in two days span in coordination with the Libyan Red Crescent. It added that the bodies were for IS terrorists thrown on the roads in Jizah neighbourhood,...

CEO of Libyan Airlines released after 47 days of kidnap

  • 8 December 2016 - 19:47
CEO of Libyan Airlines released after 47 days of kidnap

The spokesman of the Libyan Airlines Company, Saad Bukhawa, has confirmed the release of the CEO of the company, Fathi Al-Shatti, after 47 days of abduction. "Al-Shatti was released on Wednesday and he is very well." Bukhatwa added. He told the press that the CEO will hold a presser on...

Haftar has been on top-secret visit to Egypt, now he is in Jordan looking for military backup

  • 7 December 2016 - 19:47
Haftar has been on top-secret visit to Egypt, now he is in Jordan looking for military backup

The leader of the Operation Dignity in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, has finished a top-secret visit to Egypt after being there for three or four days, according to Sada Al-Balad Egyptian newspaper. According to Sada Al-Balad, Haftar left Egypt Wednesday and headed to Jordan on a private...