Libya

Car bombing kills two, injures over 17 in Benghazi

  • 21 November 2016 - 15:05
Car bombing kills two, injures over 17 in Benghazi

A car bomb went off on Monday in the parking lot of the Benghazi Al-Jalaa Hospital, killing two and injuring over 17 people, medical official from the hospital told the press. The official added that the death toll is likely to rise as many of the injuries are considered very...

Kidnapped Libyan Fatwa House member killed, confesses the killer

  • 21 November 2016 - 14:25
Kidnapped Libyan Fatwa House member killed, confesses the killer

The Tripoli Investigation General Department posted Monday morning a video displaying the confession of Haitham Al-Zintani - 30 years old - saying how he kidnapped sheikh Nader Al-Omrani and then killed him. The culprit who lives in Hadba area, like the deceased sheikh, said he was helped in...

Justice and Construction Party urges PC to end Sabha tribal feud

  • 20 November 2016 - 21:50
Justice and Construction Party urges PC to end Sabha tribal feud

The Justice and Construction Party said Saturday that the Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord must speed up a solution for the ongoing clashes in Sabha in order to save lives and restore security. In a statement, the party expressed sorrow for the dead and...

Wife of Al-Qaeda Maghreb leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar arrested in Libya

  • 20 November 2016 - 11:41
Wife of Al-Qaeda Maghreb leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar arrested in Libya

Two Tunisian women were arrested with their driver by the eastern Terrorism Combat General Directorship, a security source in Al-Thinni government of the Torbuk-based House of Representatives reported Sunday. "One of the two women was the wife of the Algerian prominent commander of Al-Qaeda in...

Libyan forces thwart a break out attempt by IS, kills 7 militants

  • 19 November 2016 - 19:55
Libyan forces thwart a break out attempt by IS, kills 7 militants

7 terrorists were killed as IS groups attempted to vent out of the besieged seaside Jizah neighbourhood, the Misurata-led forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous, an operation to liberate Sirte from IS terror appointed by the Government of National Accord (GNA). Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous media office...

Kurdistan24 crew found after being missing for over a day in Libya

  • 19 November 2016 - 18:15
Kurdistan24 crew found after being missing for over a day in Libya

Kurdistan24 confirmed on Saturday its Kurdish journalist, Hunar Ahmed, and cameramen, Ahmed Dilshad and Blind Ali, who went missing in Libya in the last 30 hours, were found safe and sound. Kurdistan24 reported that it has remained in close contact with the Iraqi Foreign Ministry and Libyan...

Kurdistan24 Kurdish journalist and cameramen missing in Libya

  • 19 November 2016 - 15:01
Kurdistan24 Kurdish journalist and cameramen missing in Libya

Kurdish journalist, Hunar Ahmed, along with cameramen, Ahmed Selshad and Blind Ali, are reported missing in Libya, Kurdistan24 TV confirmed. Kurdistan24 reported that it has remained in close contact with the Iraqi Foreign Ministry and Libyan Embassy in Baghdad to obtain essential...

Armed clashes close Tripoli downtown streets

  • 19 November 2016 - 12:37
Armed clashes close Tripoli downtown streets

Clashes and heavy fire were heard Friday midnight in Tripoli downtown Zawiyat Dahmani area, sources from the neighbourhood reported Saturday. The sources added that exchange of heavy and medium fire took place between the Sixth Force personnel and Special Deterrence Force personnel in...

At least 7 people were killed in tribal clashes in Sabha

  • 19 November 2016 - 12:00
At least 7 people were killed in tribal clashes in Sabha

Clashes between tribal armed groups in Libya's southern city, Sabha, erupted on Friday killing over 7 people and injuring at least 25 others. The Sabha Medical Center declared the state of emergency calling on all medical staff to be present to help treat the casualties, said the spokesman...

Tunisia set to hold a meeting on Libya’s crisis

  • 18 November 2016 - 15:22
Tunisia set to hold a meeting on Libya’s crisis

The Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said his country is consulting with Algeria to hold an urgent meeting on Libya. In an interview with the Tunisian television, Jhinaoui said that Tunisia deals with Libya’s Government of National Accord led by Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj...