Libya

Presidential Council’s Head Fayez Al-Serraj repeals Al-Mijibri’s decisions

  • 4 January 2017 - 22:52
Presidential Council’s Head Fayez Al-Serraj repeals Al-Mijibri’s decisions

The Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, has rescinded all of the orders issued by his substitute, Fathi Al-Mijibri over the last few days. In a televised speech, Al-Serraj said Wednesday that all of the decisions made by Al-Mijibri are imbalanced and therefore they are...

After Syria, Russia says it was invited by Libya to broker political dialogue

  • 4 January 2017 - 19:58
After Syria, Russia says it was invited by Libya to broker political dialogue

The member of the UN-backed Government of National Accord and Deputy Head of its Presidential Council, Ahmed Mitig, said Libya welcomes Russian initiatives to establish grounds for a dialogue among the conflicting political parties. Russia's Sputnik reported Wednesday that Mitig said Russia's...

Head of High Council of State visits Algeria for political meetings

  • 4 January 2017 - 19:28
Head of High Council of State visits Algeria for political meetings

The Head of the high Council of State (HCS), Abdel Rahman Al-Sweihli, has arrived with an accompanying delegation today in Algeria’s capital, Algiers, upon a formal invitation by high-ranking Algeria political figures. The formal visit of Al-Sweihli on Wednesday will see a...

Haftar’s warplanes conduct airstrikes on Tagreft airbase, in Hun, Jufra city

  • 4 January 2017 - 14:52
Haftar’s warplanes conduct airstrikes on Tagreft airbase, in Hun, Jufra city

The warplanes of Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity have bombarded the Tagreft airbase in Hun, Jufra city, where Misurata-led brigades of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous forces, who freed Sirte from IS terrorists, are located. According to media outlets, the bombing targeted the airbase this morning,...

Misurata declares mobilization of fighters to thwart Haftar’s advances on its locations

  • 4 January 2017 - 14:33
Misurata declares mobilization of fighters to thwart Haftar’s advances on its locations

The Misurata Municipality, Misurata Military Council, Misurata Notables Council and the Emergency Air Force Operations Room condemned in a presser on Tuesday the bombing on Jufra airbase by a Khalifa Haftar's warplane. "We consider Operation Dignity's targeting of the Jufra base that led to...

UN denounces clashes led by Haftar for airbases in Libya’s south

  • 4 January 2017 - 14:09
UN denounces clashes led by Haftar for airbases in Libya’s south

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler has expressed deep concern about the ongoing clashes in the southern Libyan region. On Twitter, Kobler said Tuesday that all of the parties fighting in the south must control their actions and solve their issues via dialogue and reconciliation, which...

Haftar says Russia is working on lifting UN weapons embargo against Libya

  • 4 January 2017 - 13:42
Haftar says Russia is working on lifting UN weapons embargo against Libya

The head of the Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar has claimed that Russia is going to seek to end an arms embargo against Libya and could supply weapons to his Operation Dignity, which supports a rival administration to the UN-backed unity government based in the east - the House of...

WHO provides life-saving drugs for HIV patients in Libya

  • 4 January 2017 - 13:38
WHO provides life-saving drugs for HIV patients in Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing much-needed anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to patients living with HIV in Libya, following the country’s collapse in medical services and inability to provide life-saving drugs. After the start of the country’s civil war in 2011, rates...

Turmoil on Tunisian-Libyan border of Ras Ajdair

  • 3 January 2017 - 21:29
Turmoil on Tunisian-Libyan border of Ras Ajdair

The Libyan authorities responsible for the crossing border of Ras Ajdair between Libya and Tunisia said Monday that the crossing checkpoint is open for both countries' citizens, however, the residents of Ben Guredane in Tunisia are blocking the road and preventing travelers to go through from...

Haftar’s forces bomb Jufra airbase leading to passengers plane crash, one person killed

  • 3 January 2017 - 21:13
Haftar’s forces bomb Jufra airbase leading to passengers plane crash, one person killed

The warplanes of the air force of the eastern commander of the Operation Dignity, Khalifa Haftar, carried an airstrike on Jufra airbase in central Libya on Tuesday afternoon. The airstrike of Haftar's air force made a passengers plane that was trying to take off at the moment of bombardment...