Libya

Presidential Council denounced French violation of Libya’s sovereignty

  • 21 July 2016 - 16:41
Presidential Council denounced French violation of Libya’s sovereignty

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord issued a statement Wednesday condemning the violation of the French troops of the Libyan sovereignty, denouncing the announcement made by the French for having a role in the Libyan conflict without coordinating with it...

Libyans march to streets to decry France’s intervention in Benghazi

  • 20 July 2016 - 19:25
Libyans march to streets to decry France’s intervention in Benghazi

Massive numbers of Libyans took to the public squares in Tripoli and Misurata as well as other cities to condemn in the strongest terms the French intervention in Libya by backing up Dignity Operation forces in the east of Libya, led by Khalifa Haftar. Many Libyans held in hand slogans...

Rage in Libya over French vile intervention

  • 20 July 2016 - 16:06
Rage in Libya over French vile intervention

Libyans' comments on the latest revelation of the French intervention in the Libyan conflict by backing up Dignity Operation forces led by Khalifa Haftar have been so outrageous at the what they described the immoral French siding with one party over another in Libya. After the French President...

Defense Benghazi Brigades say French avenging airstrikes killed 13 fighters today

  • 20 July 2016 - 14:27
Defense Benghazi Brigades say French avenging airstrikes killed 13 fighters today

Benghazi Defense Brigades said on Wednesday that 13 of its forces were killed and others wounded in what it described a ”vengeance” French airstrike on their locations in western Benghazi, targeting their vehicles and fighters alongside Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation aircraft. “We...

Dignity Operation and HoR’s Chief of Staff admits French forces’ presence

  • 20 July 2016 - 14:26
Dignity Operation and HoR’s Chief of Staff admits French forces’ presence

  The Chief of Staff of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Saqir Al-Jorushi, admitted Wednesday evening that there are French troops among their forces in the Dignity Operation in Benghazi, eastern Libya. Al-Jorushi told Al-Raed TV channel Wednesday that there are almost 10...

France confirms three of its soldiers were killed in helicopter downing

  • 20 July 2016 - 13:46
France confirms three of its soldiers were killed in helicopter downing

France's defence ministry says three of its soldiers have died in Libya, reportedly after their helicopter was shot down. A short statement said the soldiers died "while on mission" in the north African country. Earlier on Wednesday, ministry spokesman Stephane Le Foll confirmed French...

Two French troops among crew of downed helicopter, Benghazi Defense Brigades say

  • 19 July 2016 - 20:17
Two French troops among crew of downed helicopter, Benghazi Defense Brigades say

Benghazi Defense Brigades in Libya said on Tuesday that upon shooting down a helicopter in Al-Magroun in western Benghazi, they found out that among the crew killed, there were two possibly French special forces troops. Some sources from the Brigades , one an air force officer who knew of...

ISIS on brink of shrinking in Libya, US Official disclosed

  • 19 July 2016 - 16:13
ISIS on brink of shrinking in Libya, US Official disclosed

ISIS is suffering higher casualty numbers in Libya, a sign that the terror group is growing weaker in the country, said the U.S. military's top officer. “I don’t think there is any doubt that the Islamic State in Libya is weaker now than it was some months ago,” Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford,...

Benghazi Shura Council kills five fighters from Dignity Operation in Garyounis attack

  • 19 July 2016 - 13:15
Benghazi Shura Council kills five fighters from Dignity Operation in Garyounis attack

Sources told Libyan Express that Benghazi Shura Council attacked Dignity Operation forces Tuesday in Garyounis front line. The Sources added that the Shura Council fighters destroyed a tank for Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, in Garyounis neighbourhood. On the other hand,...

UN fearsome about possible relocation of ISIS after Sirte battle

  • 19 July 2016 - 10:50
UN fearsome about possible relocation of ISIS after Sirte battle

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the activities of the so-called terror group, ISIS in the country. Ban Ki-Moon says with the push-back of the militants from their Sirte stronghold, the fighters could set up new cells across Libya and north...