Libya

Hamas denies Libya’s eastern government accusations of spying on Operation Dignity military

  • 8 January 2017 - 11:56
Hamas denies Libya’s eastern government accusations of spying on Operation Dignity military

The spokesman of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, Fawzi Barhoum, denied the allegations on Libyan media outlets and social media that said the movement is somehow connected to the Libyan internal conflict. "We decline to be accused by Al-Thinni-led eastern Transitional Government...

Commander of Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council Wissam Ben Hamid isn’t dead

  • 7 January 2017 - 21:44
Commander of Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council Wissam Ben Hamid isn’t dead

Sources from the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council (BRSC) confirmed that the commander of the council, Wissam Ben Hamid is not dead as said by the media outlets of Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity. The sources told the Libyan Express that the news about Ben Hamid being killed by...

Libyans commemorate IS suicide attack on Zliten coastguards center

  • 7 January 2017 - 19:28
Libyans commemorate IS suicide attack on Zliten coastguards center

The city of Zliten in central Libya is commemorating the tragic massacre that was carried out by IS militants on the Zliten Coast Guard Police Center on January 07, 2016. On January 07, 2016, a truck driven by an IS assailant stormed into the Zliten Coast Guard Police Center, then the...

IOM and EU train first patch of Libyan Rescue teams in the Mediterranean

  • 7 January 2017 - 19:24
IOM and EU train first patch of Libyan Rescue teams in the Mediterranean

UN - IOM has carried out first aid training courses in Libya with rescuers involved in migrant lifesaving operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The three training courses for government and non-government actors took place in Tripoli in December 2016. The trainings were part of the project...

Chad shuts its borders with Libya over eminent IS militants influx

  • 7 January 2017 - 19:22
Chad shuts its borders with Libya over eminent IS militants influx

Chad said it has closed its long border with Libya and will deploy troops to the area in an effort to prevent the influx of militant fighters fleeing conflict in its war-torn northern neighbour. Libya has slid into lawlessness since the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. Although...

Saraya Media: Four children killed in foreign air raids on Ganfudah, Benghazi

  • 5 January 2017 - 22:10
Saraya Media: Four children killed in foreign air raids on Ganfudah, Benghazi

The Media arm of the Benghazi Shura Council, Saraya Media Center, has reported that the foreign drones and warplanes that are backing up Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity forces, carried out several airstrikes on Ganfudah, Benghazi. "Four children have been killed so far in the bombing...

13 of Haftar’s forces and two IS terrorists killed in the IS withdrawal from Benghazi

  • 5 January 2017 - 15:16
13 of Haftar’s forces and two IS terrorists killed in the IS withdrawal from Benghazi

Thirteen of Khalifa Haftar's forces  and two IS militants were killed as IS militants were pulling out of Sabri neighbourhood in Benghazi on Thursday, according to media sources. The sources added that two IS militants were also captured by the Haftar's forces when they clashed with the IS...

IS terrorists: We pulled out of Benghazi after being set up by Benghazi Shura fighters

  • 5 January 2017 - 14:43
IS terrorists: We pulled out of Benghazi after being set up by Benghazi Shura fighters

The IS terror group dubbed "Cyranica Caliphate" issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying its fighters pulled out of Benghazi Ganfudah and Sabri this morning as they had discovered that Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council was preparing to set them up for enemy troops. "We thank Allah that...

IS militants fighting in Benghazi withdraw, Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council says

  • 5 January 2017 - 14:05
IS militants fighting in Benghazi withdraw, Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council says

The Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council has announced that it had taken control of the neighbourhoods and areas that were seized by IS militants in Benghazi after they have withdrawn. According to media sources, the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council took control on Thursday of the...

Saraya Media: UAE drones conduct 12 airstrikes on besieged Ganfudah, Benghazi

  • 5 January 2017 - 13:12
Saraya Media: UAE drones conduct 12 airstrikes on besieged Ganfudah, Benghazi

The UAE drones in support of Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity have carried out 12 air raids on the besieged area of Ganfudah in Benghazi, according to Saraya Media Center of the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council. No further details were given by the media center about the damage and...