Libya

Unsure news about Saif Gaddafi’s release

  • 8 July 2016 - 15:51
Unsure news about Saif Gaddafi’s release

The commander of Abu Bakr Al-Siddeeq said Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi was released from Zintan prison by the amnesty that included him as per the Libyan law. Also, Al-Thinni government announced Saif was freed from Zintan prison by the force of law, according to social media...

12 Dignity Operation fighters killed in a bomb car in Benghazi

  • 7 July 2016 - 14:02
12 Dignity Operation fighters killed in a bomb car in Benghazi

The spokesman of Brigade 302, Muhammad Al-Azomi, said 12 from Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed Wednesday in a car bomb in Benghazi. Al-Azomi said the car bomb targeted the headquarters of Brigade 102 in the western Kafour neighbourhood in Al-Guwarsha,...

Presidential Council sacks Dabbashi and appoints Al-Keeb as Ambassador to the UN

  • 7 July 2016 - 13:40
Presidential Council sacks Dabbashi and appoints Al-Keeb as Ambassador to the UN

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord has ordered the dismissal of the current Ambassador to the UN, Ibrahim Dabbashi and replaced him with Abdelhakeem Al-Keeb, who was the first prime minister after the toppling over of the Gaddafi regime. However, on...

Benghazi Shura Council shoots down Dignity Operation’s warplane

  • 7 July 2016 - 13:36
Benghazi Shura Council shoots down Dignity Operation’s warplane

The Benghazi Shura Council revolutionaries shot down a Mig 23 warplane for the Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, on Wednesday, saying that the pilot was killed with the crash of the downing of the warplane. Sources from the Shura Council said the pilot killed in the downing is...

Gaddafi’s son Saif Al-Islam to be released from Zintan’s prison, his lawyers revealed

  • 6 July 2016 - 21:35
Gaddafi’s son Saif Al-Islam to be released from Zintan’s prison, his lawyers revealed

France 24 TV reported the lawyers of the son of Muamar Gaddafi, Saif Al-Islam, as saying that an amnesty will include him and he is going to leave the Zintan detention, where he has been imprisoned for five years. France 24 also reported that the lawyers have earlier asked the International...

Libyan forces kill an ISIS Tunisian leader Abu Zainab, seize ISIS media studio in Sirte

  • 5 July 2016 - 15:50
Libyan forces kill an ISIS Tunisian leader Abu Zainab, seize ISIS media studio in Sirte

The Libyan forces, the Misurata-led forces appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, have disclosed that an ISIS Tunisian leader called Abu Zainab Al-Tunisi was killed when they took control of Neighbourhood 700 days...

Protest in Al-Zawiya over recent clashes in the city

  • 5 July 2016 - 13:08
Protest in Al-Zawiya over recent clashes in the city

A number of people demonstrated in a peaceful protest against the recent clashes that took place on Monday and Tuesday in the city and called on all the armed factions in the city to save the residents any kind of bloodshed. Earlier, clashes took place in both Jamal Abdulnaser and Omar...

Tunisian Army opens fire on smugglers at border with Libya

  • 5 July 2016 - 11:53
Tunisian Army opens fire on smugglers at border with Libya

The Tunisian Army forces exchanged fire with a number of armed smugglers in 10 Libyan cars stuffed with foods commodities after they crossed the border illegally. The spokesperson of the Tunisian Defense Ministry, Belhassan Al-Wasilati, told Tunisia-Africa News Agency that the Libyan cars...

Misurata coastguards intercept 97 migrants bound to Europe

  • 4 July 2016 - 14:17
Misurata coastguards intercept 97 migrants bound to Europe

The Libyan Coast Guard, Misurata branch, has intercepted today 97 migrants of different African nationalities as they were endeavouring to cross the Misurata shores and on to the nearest European rescue ships. Among the 97 immigrants, there were 22 women from Eretria, sources from the Libyan...

Three British ISIS members killed by SBS soldiers in Sirte

  • 4 July 2016 - 13:54
Three British ISIS members killed by SBS soldiers in Sirte

The Special Boat Service soldiers killed three British ISIS extremists in a covert operation in Libya’s Sirte, where the Misurat-led Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan AL-Marsous are battling ISIS for two months now, The Sun reported. The British newspaper added that the Special Boat Service...