Libya

Clashes in south Libya intensify between pro-Haftar forces and Third Force

  • 2 January 2017 - 13:02
Clashes in south Libya intensify between pro-Haftar forces and Third Force

Fighting has toughened in the surrounding areas of Gweret Al-Mal in northern Sabha in Libya's south between the Third Force, which is tasked to secure the south by the Government of National Accord,  and Brigade 12 Infantry led by Mohammed Ben Nayel. Ben Nayel is leading this war under the...

No Libyan nationals among Istanbul shooting victims, Libya’s Ambassador to Turkey confirms

  • 2 January 2017 - 11:30
No Libyan nationals among Istanbul shooting victims, Libya’s Ambassador to Turkey confirms

The Libyan Ambassador to Turkey said Turkish authorities had confirmed to the embassy that there were no Libyan victims among the Istanbul nightclub shooting victims. Foreigners including many nationals of Arab countries were among the dead in the New Year's Eve shooting rampage at an...

Presidential Council’s substitute Head Al-Majibri appoints new GNA officials, PC deputy rejects

  • 1 January 2017 - 22:03
Presidential Council’s substitute Head Al-Majibri appoints new GNA officials, PC deputy rejects

The substitute Head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fathi Al-Mijibri, has taken new decisions to appoint new officials in the GNA, which led to a wave of anger at the PC construction. Al-Mijibri appointed Fathalla Abdelkareem as anew Chief of...

Tobruk HoR member Al-Teckbali scandalized over Skype sex tape

  • 1 January 2017 - 20:19
Tobruk HoR member Al-Teckbali scandalized over Skype sex tape

The Libyan social media was peaking with comments over the scandal of the member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Ali Al-Teckbali, who appeared in a cam sex tape on Skype with an unidentified woman. The HoR member appears on cam with his prostitute saying a lot of immoral...

Ongoing clashes in Barak Al-Shati airbase in southern Libya

  • 1 January 2017 - 17:31
Ongoing clashes in Barak Al-Shati airbase in southern Libya

The spokesman of the Third Force of the Government of National Accord and which is tasked to secure the south, Mohamed Glewan, said they are circling the airbase of Barak Al-Shati, where a force pro-Haftar's Operation Dignity is positioned, led by Muhammed Ben Nayel. The Third Force was in...

Gaddafi wanted to pay IRA $50 million to assassinate British PM Thatcher

  • 31 December 2016 - 19:56
Gaddafi wanted to pay IRA $50 million to assassinate British PM Thatcher

RT- A senior Libyan official voiced a proposal to give the the Irish Republican Army (IRA) $50 million to murder then British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, according to a newly-released Irish state document from 1986. The document details an Irish ambassador’s account of an “urgent”...

Former Greek Ambassador to Libya dies in Brazil

  • 31 December 2016 - 19:41
Former Greek Ambassador to Libya dies in Brazil

Brazilian police suspect a body discovered inside a charred vehicle in Rio de Janeiro is Greece’s ambassador to Brazil who went missing three days ago, television channel Globo reported on Thursday. A police spokesman could not be immediately reached for comment. Ambassador Kyriakos...

US wants to see “effective” unity government in Libya

  • 30 December 2016 - 15:38
US wants to see “effective” unity government in Libya

The United States Special Envoy to Libya, Jonathan Winer, said Thursday that his country supports the ongoing efforts by the neighbouring countries of Libya to help bring about unity among Libyan factions to implement the Libyan Political Agreement. The Libyan Political Agreement (LPA)was...

Saudi IS recruiter killed in Libya after persuading Indians to join the terror group

  • 30 December 2016 - 15:31
Saudi IS recruiter killed in Libya after persuading Indians to join the terror group

Mid-Day - Ali Al Shahiri, suspected member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) who allegedly brainwashed Mumbra youth Tabrez Tambe to join the terror group, is believed to have been killed in Libya, said sources in the ATS. However, the agency has made no official confirmation on the...

Egyptian President meets HoR Speaker for more support in eastern Libya

  • 28 December 2016 - 19:56
Egyptian President meets HoR Speaker for more support in eastern Libya

Al-Ahram - Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with Libyan House of Representatives' Speaker Aguila Saleh Issa on Wednesday. Al-Sisi said that Egypt supports the sovereignty of Libya and believes in the importance of maintaining the unity and integration of its territories,...