Libya

Quadrilateral meeting on Libyan political conflict convened in Cairo

  • 18 March 2017 - 21:15
Quadrilateral meeting on Libyan political conflict convened in Cairo

Arab league Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, United Nations Special Envoy Martin Kobler, chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki, and the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini met in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday to discuss solutions to the Libyan...

Benghazi Mujahideen Shura Council says it gunned down Operation Dignity’s warplane

  • 18 March 2017 - 17:44
Benghazi Mujahideen Shura Council says it gunned down Operation Dignity’s warplane

The Benghazi Mujahideen Shura Council (BMSC) has announced that it had shot down a warplane for Operation Dignity in Budazira area, eastern Benghazi. No confirmation by Operation Dignity media or leaders has been given yet. A senior leader at the BMSC said on Saturday that the downing...

Presidential Council condemns shooting at Tripoli demonstration

  • 18 March 2017 - 14:00
Presidential Council condemns shooting at Tripoli demonstration

The Presidential Council (PC) of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has condemned the shooting incident that took place at Tripoli Martyrs Square on Friday. The PC said that shooting at demonstrations is an act that violates the international and local laws and...

Tripoli-based brigades give thumbs down to military rule, dictatorship

  • 18 March 2017 - 13:04
Tripoli-based brigades give thumbs down to military rule, dictatorship

Several armed brigades in Tripoli issued a statement Friday night following the protests and the shooting at the people in Martyrs Square on Friday evening to dismiss the schemes of the "ones who are looking forward to spreading division and chaos in the capital. The brigades that are part...

Protesters in Tripoli Martyrs square dispersed by gunshots

  • 18 March 2017 - 00:22
Protesters in Tripoli Martyrs square dispersed by gunshots

A number of protesters took to Tripoli's Martyrs Square on Friday evening calling for the intervention of Operation Dignity in Tripoli and sneaking into an already-held demonstration at the square calling for calm in the capital. According to videos posted online, unknown groups opened fire at...

Tripoli, Misurata military leaders agree on ceasefire, except for Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade

  • 17 March 2017 - 15:52
Tripoli, Misurata military leaders agree on ceasefire, except for Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade

A meeting was held late on Thursday at Abu Sitta Naval Base in Tripoli, where leaders of Misurata and Tripoli armed brigades discussed the clashes and violations of the cease fire reached earlier that day. The meeting was agreed on after the efforts put by Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous Operation...

Armed attack on Hadba Prison, several guards gunned down

  • 16 March 2017 - 22:58
Armed attack on Hadba Prison, several guards gunned down

Sources from the area of Hadba Rehabilitation Prison in Tripoli said an armed attack was conducted on the prison an hour ago today. Hadba prison hosts prominent Gaddafi henchmen including Abdullah Al-Sanousi and Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi as well as his son, Al-Saadi. According to the...

Libyan Wings denies links to Abdelhakim Belhadj

  • 16 March 2017 - 21:53
Libyan Wings denies links to Abdelhakim Belhadj

The Libyan Wings Airline Company has denied having any ties with the leader of the Al-Watan Political Party, Abdelhakim Belhadj, saying he has nothing to do with the airliner. Libyan Wings refuted what the media outlets claimed about summoning the CEO of the airliner by the Attorney...

Italy moves Operation Dignity injuries for treatment in its hospitals

  • 16 March 2017 - 16:53
Italy moves Operation Dignity injuries for treatment in its hospitals

Italy has started transferring Libyan injured fighters of the Operation Dignity forces led by Khalifa Haftar to Italian hospitals. The injured fighters have taken off from Benina airport in Benghazi and will be receiving treatment in Italian hospitals. The Italian Embassy in Tripoli...

British Ambassador to Libya meets Haftar in Al-Marij

  • 16 March 2017 - 14:22
British Ambassador to Libya meets Haftar in Al-Marij

The British Ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett, visited Al-Marij, eastern Libya on Wednesday to meet with the leader of the Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar. The meeting took place at the so-called general command of the Operation Dignity, according to pro-Haftar media. No more...