Libya

Five fighters from Benghazi Shura Council killed by Haftar’s air-raid

  • 11 October 2016 - 17:23
Five fighters from Benghazi Shura Council killed by Haftar’s air-raid

Sources from the Benghazi Shura Council reported Tuesday that Dignity Operation forces led by Khalifa Haftar conducted airstrikes along with foreign aircraft on Gawarcha district in Benghazi. The sources added that 5 fighters from Benghazi Shura Council were killed and other 8 ones were...

Ali Al-Gotrani: Presidential Council’s members and I are a gang conspiring against the country

  • 11 October 2016 - 16:49
Ali Al-Gotrani: Presidential Council’s members and I are a gang conspiring against the country

The member of the UN-brokered Presidential Council (PC), Ali Al-Gotrani, who has been boycotting the PC meetings from the start, has described the PC members as a gang conspiring against the country, adding that he is one of the gang too. In a statement made on Monday, Al-Gotrani said each...

EU training program for Libyan coastguards commences October 24

  • 11 October 2016 - 12:47
EU training program for Libyan coastguards commences October 24

The European Union is preparing to kick off the training program it aimed at Libya's Coast Guard personnel. The EU announced that the training is going to be launched on October 24. Sources from the EU said the first phase of the training program will be located off the shores and will...

154 Nigerian nationals deported to Lagos by Libyan authorites in cooperation with IOM

  • 10 October 2016 - 20:23
154 Nigerian nationals deported to Lagos by Libyan authorites in cooperation with IOM

A Libyan Airline aircraft arrived on Monday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos with 154 Nigerians who had been stranded in Libya. The spokesperson of the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, confirmed the return of the Nigerian in Lagos. Alabi said the...

High Council of State evacuated over rift with its security guards

  • 10 October 2016 - 15:09
High Council of State evacuated over rift with its security guards

The Head of the Libyan High Council of State, Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli, ordered Monday the headquarters of the council be evacuated from all members and employees over recurrent violations and assaults perpetrated by the security guards, who are appointed to protect those members and...

Attempts of Khalifa Haftar’s sidekicks in south and west to form parallel military went awry, says Dignity Operation spokesman

  • 10 October 2016 - 12:02
Attempts of Khalifa Haftar’s sidekicks in south and west to form parallel military went awry, says Dignity Operation spokesman

The spokesman of Dignity Operation, Ahmed Al-Mismari, stated that the attempts of western and southern affiliate leaderships under the command of Khalifa Haftar’s sidekicks Omar Tantoush and Ali Kanna respectively to create parallel army commands have gone awry. “Tantoush in the west and...

Libyan forces make big ground gains in Sirte, say liberation is in sight

  • 10 October 2016 - 11:48
Libyan forces make big ground gains in Sirte, say liberation is in sight

The media office of the Misurata-led forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous confirmed Sunday that the forces are making huge advances into the last hideouts of the IS terrorists in Sirte. "Our forces have gained Al-Manara neighbourhood in the southern frontline after they disconnected the 600...

Haftar’s Dignity Operation loses more fighters in Benghazi frontlines

  • 9 October 2016 - 15:43
Haftar’s Dignity Operation loses more fighters in Benghazi frontlines

Three fighters from Al-Sayiqa (Special Forces) Brigade of Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation were killed on Sunday morning in clashes with Benghazi Shura Council fighters at Gawarcha frontline. Medical sources from Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi said five other special forces fighters from...

Special Deterrence Force apprehends 12-man abduction gang

  • 9 October 2016 - 13:13
Special Deterrence Force apprehends 12-man abduction gang

The Tripoli-based Special Deterrence Force (SDF) has arrested 12 persons in a storming operation done on Saturday in Fao Village in Siyahiya district, Tripoli. The SDF said on its official website that the 12 persons were part of a gang that works in abduction for ransom, banditry, and other...

Top IS leader killed in Sirte clashes, sources say

  • 8 October 2016 - 17:49
Top IS leader killed in Sirte clashes, sources say

The IS senior leader Abu Al-Baraa Al-Masri was killed in clashes in Sirte Friday, reported sources from Al-Bunyan Al-Marsousc Saturday. The sources added that Abu Al-Baraa was killed in Jizah frontline in the Friday clashes by Misurata-led forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous. "Abu Al-Baraa...