Libya

Turmoil on Tunisian-Libyan border of Ras Ajdair

  • 3 January 2017 - 21:29
Turmoil on Tunisian-Libyan border of Ras Ajdair

The Libyan authorities responsible for the crossing border of Ras Ajdair between Libya and Tunisia said Monday that the crossing checkpoint is open for both countries' citizens, however, the residents of Ben Guredane in Tunisia are blocking the road and preventing travelers to go through from...

Haftar’s forces bomb Jufra airbase leading to passengers plane crash, one person killed

  • 3 January 2017 - 21:13
Haftar’s forces bomb Jufra airbase leading to passengers plane crash, one person killed

The warplanes of the air force of the eastern commander of the Operation Dignity, Khalifa Haftar, carried an airstrike on Jufra airbase in central Libya on Tuesday afternoon. The airstrike of Haftar's air force made a passengers plane that was trying to take off at the moment of bombardment...

Deputy Head of Presidential Council resigns, says PC incapable of leading the country

  • 2 January 2017 - 19:48
Deputy Head of Presidential Council resigns, says PC incapable of leading the country

The member of the Presidential Council, who is also the Deputy Head of it, Mousa Al-Koni, has resigned from his post earlier today. On Monday in a presser, Al-Koni announced his resignation and attributed it to the fragile policies and weak working efforts of the Presidential Council toward...

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...