Libya

Two killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes

  • 18 July 2016 - 14:04
Two killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes

Media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous said 2 fighters were killed and 9 were wounded in clashes against ISIS Sunday in many frontlines in Sirte. It also said that the forces thwarted an ISIS attack in the government institutions and another in Sirte port, killing a number of the militants,...

Libyan forces find ISIS infamous Radio Al-Tawheed

  • 18 July 2016 - 09:31
Libyan forces find ISIS infamous Radio Al-Tawheed

The Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous said they found out a media center of ISIS in Sirte as they were combing through the areas they captured. The media center contains a station for Radio Al-Tawheed of Ansar Al-Sharia and other media and broadcasting equipment, the media office of the...

US delegate hints at possible charges on Libyan figures

  • 18 July 2016 - 08:31
US delegate hints at possible charges on Libyan figures

The US delegate to Libya, Jonathan Winer, said Sunday there are some Libyan political figures who would probably be under charges and accusation. On Twitter, Winer said there must be a unification of Libyan efforts to provide services and security across...

Benghazi Defense Brigades shoot down Dignity Operation helicopter

  • 17 July 2016 - 15:44
Benghazi Defense Brigades shoot down Dignity Operation helicopter

The media wing of Benghazi Defense Brigades, Boshra News Agency, said their forces shot down a helicopter for Dignity Operation forces in Al-Magroon, western Benghazi some 70 km from city center. The downing came this morning as clashes between Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa...

Second day of dialogue kicks off in Tunis, unified army on the table

  • 17 July 2016 - 15:41
Second day of dialogue kicks off in Tunis, unified army on the table

The UN is set to host a second day of talks on Libya with the aim of creating a "unified" army in a country wracked by internal divisions and a jihadist threat. The organisation brokered a power-sharing deal last year to form a Government of National Accord (GNA), but the body is still...

Benghazi Defense Brigades advance toward Benghazi

  • 16 July 2016 - 19:02
Benghazi Defense Brigades advance toward Benghazi

The media wing of the Defense Benghazi Brigades, Boshra Agency, said Saturday the forces of the brigades are advancing toward Benghazi steadily and have seized a number of vehicles from the Dignity Operation forces, who abandoned their weapons and escaped from many areas where the brigades...

UNSMIL: Libyan parties sit around the political dialogue table in Tunisia

  • 16 July 2016 - 15:21
UNSMIL: Libyan parties sit around the political dialogue table in Tunisia

The UNSMIL has announced that a consultation and deliberation meeting between the parties will take place in Tunisia's capital on Saturday and Sunday as part of a renewed round of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). The UNSMIL said that the meeting, which was supposed to kick off at...

Libyan forces take hold of Ouagadougou Halls, say liberation is nearing

  • 16 July 2016 - 09:20
Libyan forces take hold of Ouagadougou Halls, say liberation is nearing

The Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous announced controlling the last hideouts of ISIS militants in Sirte; Ouagadougou Halls Compound and Ibn Sina Hospital in down town Sirte. The Libyan forces appointed by Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation and led by Misurata forces said 7 fighters were...

Presidential Council denounces attempt to assassinate Al-Barghathi

  • 14 July 2016 - 18:48
Presidential Council denounces attempt to assassinate Al-Barghathi

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) issued a statement Thursday condemning the attempt to assassinate the Defense Minister, Mihdi Al-Barghathi last night. The PC said it congratulates the defense minister for surviving the cowardly attempt and...

Demonstrations in support of Benghazi Defense Brigades

  • 14 July 2016 - 18:41
Demonstrations in support of Benghazi Defense Brigades

A number of people took to the street in many Libyan cities such as Misurata, Tripoli, and Sabha, in a demonstration to speak out their support for the Benghazi Defense Brigades. The demonstrators stood in the squares with slogans in support of the Benghazi Defense Brigades, which are formed by...