Libya

Violent clashes rage on in Garabulli, eastern Tripoli, deaths reported

  • 9 July 2017 - 23:03
Violent clashes rage on in Garabulli, eastern Tripoli, deaths reported

Two foreign workers have been reported dead and three others wounded as a random rocket fell on their house in Gawea area near Garabulli district, eastern Tripoli, where clashes are raging on between forces from Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade and others related to Government of National Accord...

Libyan Military Appointed Mayors chasing it’s Frozen Assets in Geneva

  • 9 July 2017 - 22:21
Libyan Military Appointed Mayors chasing it’s Frozen Assets in Geneva

A delegation of mayors of municipal councils of eastern region of Libya visited Geneva to “request unfreezing of Libyan financial assets”. The delegation was led by Ms. Fawziyah el-Ferjani, the “director of international relations at the office of the military governor of Derna - Ben...

Clashes between pro-GNA and anti-GNA forces erupt in Tripoli

  • 9 July 2017 - 15:59
Clashes between pro-GNA and anti-GNA forces erupt in Tripoli

Clashes broke out in Garabulli district on the outskirts of Tripoli between Misurata-based brigades and GNA Tripoli-based brigades, media sources.   (This is a breaking news. More details to...

Military mobilizations from all parties on the outskirts of Libya’s capital

  • 9 July 2017 - 15:22
Military mobilizations from all parties on the outskirts of Libya’s capital

Security sources from Libya's capital, Tripoli, revealed that there are various military movements on the outskirts of the city from different parties. According to the sources, a brigade that is pro-Khalifa Haftar's forces in eastern Libya is mobilizing its troops and vehicles in camps in...

Gunmen murder Chief of Gharyan Security Department

  • 9 July 2017 - 15:13
Gunmen murder Chief of Gharyan Security Department

Unknown gunmen assassinated Saturday the Chief of the Security Department in Gharyan city, Colonel Abdelrazzaq Ameish, while he was on his way back to his house in the city. According to Gharyan municipality, gunmen opened fire on Col. Ameish and left him dead before they drove...

Libyan eastern commander arrives in UAE after alleged victory in Benghazi

  • 8 July 2017 - 22:35
Libyan eastern commander arrives in UAE after alleged victory in Benghazi

The commander of the Operation Dignity forces in eastern Libya - which is backed by the House of Representatives - Khalifa Haftar, arrived Saturday evening in Abu Dhabi and met with the Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Mohammed Ben Zayed. According to pro-Haftar media, he went to the UAE on a...

48 Egyptians found dead in Libyan desert

  • 8 July 2017 - 21:15
48 Egyptians found dead in Libyan desert

48 Egyptian illegal immigrants were found dead in the Libyan desert between Tobruk and Ajdabiya in eastern Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent in Tobruk announced. 19 bodies were recovered from the desert and 29 others were still missing in the desert, the Libyan Red Crescent added. It also said...

Over 40 migrants drown off Libya’s western shores

  • 8 July 2017 - 17:06
Over 40 migrants drown off Libya’s western shores

Libyan coastguards saved 85 migrants off Garabulli shores in eastern Tripoli on Saturday while about 40 more immigrants are believed to have drowned, according to Libyan Coast Guard sources. "Fishing boats spotted the immigrants at sea off Garabulli shores. Due to the heavy load on the rubber...

British police want to interrogate Manchester bomber’s brother in Libya

  • 8 July 2017 - 12:45
British police want to interrogate Manchester bomber’s brother in Libya

Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, did not act alone, police suspect, and detectives are waiting to speak to his brother in Libya. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson, head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit, said officers were “engaged” with the authorities in the...

Saudi Arabia detains a third Libyan national from Al-Zawiya city

  • 8 July 2017 - 12:39
Saudi Arabia detains a third Libyan national from Al-Zawiya city

A Libyan national from Al-Zawiya city in western Libya was detained in Jeddah Airport by Saudi Arabian police on Thursday, according to local Libyan media. The person - Hassan Zaayet - is the third Libyan national to be arrested in less than two weeks by Saudi Arabia. According to the...