Libya

Winer talks about Libya’s affairs in Jordan

  • 9 August 2016 - 10:06
Winer talks about Libya’s affairs in Jordan

The military advisor of Jordan's King, Mishel Al-Zein, met with the US envoy to Libya, Jonathan Winer, in Amman to discuss the latest about Libya's situation. The Jordanian Al-Patraa News Agency said the two the regional and intentional situations including the Libyan current...

Democratic vice president nominee slams US anti-ISIS strikes as not authoritative

  • 8 August 2016 - 11:41
Democratic vice president nominee slams US anti-ISIS strikes as not authoritative

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine said he didn’t believe the U.S. had legal authority to carry out airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya this week, underscoring differences over the issue with his running mate, Hillary Clinton. In an interview Sunday on NBC’s...

British special forces used high-tech weapons against ISIS in Sirte, British press reported

  • 7 August 2016 - 10:52
British special forces used high-tech weapons against ISIS in Sirte, British press reported

British special forces fired a deadly new weapon nicknamed “the Punisher” during a fierce hour-long battle with ISIS in Libya, The Sunday Times reported. The British newspaper added that according to a Libyan fighter who claimed to have witnessed the attack, a small team of elite British...

Al-Ghasri: US warplanes are taking out ISIS snipers’ positions 

  • 7 August 2016 - 09:32
Al-Ghasri: US warplanes are taking out ISIS snipers’ positions 

The spokesman of the military operation led by Misurata forces and appointed by the Presidential Council, Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous, Muhammad Al-Ghasri, said US warplanes targeted sone positions of the snipers in the Guest Palaces in Sirte, hitting 14 machine guns that were positioned rooftop the...

Dignity Operation forces’ attempt to advance into Derna’s downtown thwarted

  • 6 August 2016 - 10:26
Dignity Operation forces’ attempt to advance into Derna’s downtown thwarted

Dignity Operation forces have retreated away from the western entrance of Derna city after an attempt on Thursday to raid and penetrate into the downtown of the city. This attempt was foiled by the Derna Shura Council after heavy clashes with the Khalifa Haftar-led forces, who ventured...

Kobler worried about huge number of injuries in war on ISIS

  • 6 August 2016 - 09:55
Kobler worried about huge number of injuries in war on ISIS

The United Nations delegate to Libya and head of the UNSMIL, Martin Kobler, said he was worried about the growing number of the wounded in the fight against ISIS militants in Sirte. In a tweet on Friday, Kobler said the commanders of the Misurata-led forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation,...

10 Dignity Operation fighters killed, 19 wounded in clashes in Derna

  • 6 August 2016 - 09:48
10 Dignity Operation fighters killed, 19 wounded in clashes in Derna

A source from Derna confirmed that 10 fighters from Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed and 19 others were wounded due to an attack by Derna Shura Council fighters on Dignity Operation's location in Al-Thaher Al-Hamar on Friday dawn. The Head of the Media office of...

Demonstrations in Tripoli and Tajoura against foreign intervention

  • 6 August 2016 - 09:45
Demonstrations in Tripoli and Tajoura against foreign intervention

A number of people went on demonstrations to protest against the foreign intervention in the Libyan affairs whether in the east or in Sirte with slogans in hand calling for ending such intervening acts. The demonstrations went to Tripoli's Martyrs Square and Tajoura's Martyrs Square in order...

Italy: IS militants have secret role in migrants flow from Libya

  • 4 August 2016 - 20:00
Italy: IS militants have secret role in migrants flow from Libya

Italy's justice minister says that top investigators are looking into whether the Islamic State (IS) group is playing a role in managing the flow of migrants from Libya. Justice Minister Andrea Orlando told Corriere della Sera in an interview published on Thursday that the role of IS...

382 kg of hashish destroyed in western Misurata

  • 4 August 2016 - 18:35
382 kg of hashish destroyed in western Misurata

Anti-Narcotics Department destroyed large quantities of hashish estimated at 382 kg in the presence of the prosecution and judicial experts body and Joint Security Room. The quantity of hashish was caught at Dufan checkpoint and the driver of the car, who was carrying it, was detained for...