Libya

Dignity Operation artillery target Ganfuda in Benghazi again

  • 18 October 2016 - 12:44
Dignity Operation artillery target Ganfuda in Benghazi again

The artillery of the Khalifa Haftar-led Dignity Operation forces have renewed shelling civilian houses in Ganfudah, a source at the Benghazi Shura Council reported. The source said the bombing of the neighbourhood came from different axes by the Dignity Operation forces that were positioned...

Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation condemns GNC coup in Tripoli

  • 18 October 2016 - 10:20
Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation condemns GNC coup in Tripoli

The Libyan forces appointed under the military operation of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous condemned in a statement Monday the storming of the High Council of State’s headquarters in Tripoli and the coup by the General National Congress on the legitimate...

US airstrikes on IS in Libya’s Sirte reached 36 in three days

  • 17 October 2016 - 20:53
US airstrikes on IS in Libya’s Sirte reached 36 in three days

US forces have so far conducted 36 airstrikes on IS positions in the Libyan city of Sirte in the past three days, striking 91 IS fighting positions, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a press release on Monday. "This…brings the total number of airstrikes in support of Operation...

Benghazi Shura Council destroys Dignity Operation tank in Benghazi

  • 17 October 2016 - 19:54
Benghazi Shura Council destroys Dignity Operation tank in Benghazi

Benghazi Shura Council fighters destroyed Monday a tank for Khalifa Haftar-led Dignity Operation in Gawarcha frontline, sources reported. The sources told media outlets that Benghazi Shura Council fighters targeted a gathering for Haftar’s forces of Dignity Operation. “A tank and...

Two Italians, Canadian are kidnapped by an Algerian extremist in southern Libya, Il Giornale revealed

  • 17 October 2016 - 17:37
Two Italians, Canadian are kidnapped by an Algerian extremist in southern Libya, Il Giornale revealed

The Italian Il Giornale newspaper disclosed Monday that the two abducted Italian nationals in Libya’s Ghat are held by an Algerian extremist, who has asked for 4 million euros as a ransom. The Italian newspaper confirmed that according to Algerian intelligence, the two Italians are still in...

Al-Ghweil says his govt. controls the entire capital, Tripoli’s Attorney General orders arrest of Presidential Guard defectors

  • 17 October 2016 - 17:29
Al-Ghweil says his govt. controls the entire capital, Tripoli’s Attorney General orders arrest of Presidential Guard defectors

The Prime Minister of the dismissed Salvation Government of the General National Congress, Khalifa Al-Ghweil has said his government is in control of 100% of the capital, Tripoli. Speaking on Libya HD Channel, Al-Ghweil said that Tripoli is now safe and secure as it has become under the...

Dignity Operation bombs fishing boat, kills one fisherman and injures another

  • 17 October 2016 - 17:11
Dignity Operation bombs fishing boat, kills one fisherman and injures another

A fisherman was killed and another was wounded by an airstrike by Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation warplanes which targeted the two men’s fishing boat off Derna shores Monday, local sources reported. The sources added that Dignity Operation warplane bombed the fishing boat while the...

Italian mafia is providing Libya’s IS with weapons in return of ancient artefacts

  • 17 October 2016 - 09:55
Italian mafia is providing Libya’s IS with weapons in return of ancient artefacts

The Italian mafia is selling rifles and other forms of weapons to IS leaders in Libya, Italian newspaper, La Stampa has reported. The Italian newspaper said Monday that the Italian mafia is giving IS weapons in return for looted archaeological treasures and artefacts. “After getting them...

Presidential Guard defects and pledges allegiance to Al-Ghweil Salvation Government

  • 16 October 2016 - 23:20
Presidential Guard defects and pledges allegiance to Al-Ghweil Salvation Government

 The Presidential Guard of the Government of National Accord has announced in a TV statement Sunday evening its defection from The GNA and says it now backs up the only legitimate and constitutional government, which is the Salvation Government of the General National Congress. The...

Woman killed, six injured in random shelling on Tawergha refugee camp in Tripoli

  • 16 October 2016 - 21:03
Woman killed, six injured in random shelling on Tawergha refugee camp in Tripoli

Random rockets were fired Sunday evening on a Tawergha refugee camp in Al-Fallah, Tripoli, killing a woman and injuring six people. The Mayor of Tawergha, Abdelrahman Al-Shikshak, said the refugee camp is now in a state of quietitude after the shelling and clashes between armed groups in the...