Libya

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...

French and German Ambassadors gather to discuss education reforms in Libya

  • 3 July 2016 - 22:16
French and German Ambassadors gather to discuss education reforms in Libya

The Minister of Education in Libya's Government of National Accord has met with the French and German Ambassadors to Libya in Tripoli to review the mutual relations in areas related to education in the country. The meeting took place Sunday in the Education Ministry headquarters in Tripoli,...

A boat carrying 28 Tunisians capsized off Sabratha shores, 9 drowned

  • 3 July 2016 - 17:19
A boat carrying 28 Tunisians capsized off Sabratha shores, 9 drowned

Sixteen Tunisian migrants are feared dead after a boat with 28 people on board capsized off the Libyan coast Saturday, a local source said. The boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the Libyan port city of Sabratha heading for Italy capsized an hour after sailing. Only 12 people managed to...

Kobler condemns Benghazi car bomb attack

  • 3 July 2016 - 14:59
Kobler condemns Benghazi car bomb attack

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has condemned on his official Twitter account the deadly car bomb attack that took place near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center on Saturday night. At least two people were killed and seven wounded as a car bomb attack targeted a security chief in...

Car bomb attack kills 2, wounds 7 near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center

  • 3 July 2016 - 14:06
Car bomb attack kills 2, wounds 7 near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center

At least two people were killed and seven wounded as a car bomb attack targeted a security chief in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday night near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center, media and medical sources said Sunday. A car - repeatedly for the chief of the forensic...

CEO of the National Oil Corporation discusses oil production with Italian Vice Ambassador

  • 2 July 2016 - 22:44
CEO of the National Oil Corporation discusses oil production with Italian Vice Ambassador

The CEO of the National Oil Corporation, Mustafa Sanallah, discussed Saturday the oil production issues with the Italian Vice Ambassador, Andrina Marcella. In the meeting that took place in Tripoli, the two reviewed the mutual interests of the two countries as regards to the oil industry and...

Derna Shura Council kill three Dignity Operation infiltrating militiamen

  • 2 July 2016 - 22:33
Derna Shura Council kill three Dignity Operation infiltrating militiamen

The Derna Shura Council announced that it had killed three members of a Dignity Operation (Karama) infiltrating cell, among whom there was the officer in information security and the former officer in the Interior Security Department, Nuri Sinan, when they tried to penetrate into the city...

5 fighters killed, 71 wounded in clashes between Libyan forces and ISIS in Sirte

  • 2 July 2016 - 12:35
5 fighters killed, 71 wounded in clashes between Libyan forces and ISIS in Sirte

The media office of Misurata Central Hospital confirmed that on Friday they received 5 killed fighters and 71 wounded ones from the Misurate forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation, which was appointed by the Presidential Council to eradicate ISIS from Sirte. The fighters, who were...

UNSMIL: 49 civilian casualties due to hostilities in Libya

  • 2 July 2016 - 11:59
UNSMIL: 49 civilian casualties due to hostilities in Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reported today that for the month of June, it documented 49 civilian casualties, including 18 deaths and 31 injuries, as a result of hostilities across the country. Victims included four children killed and eight injured, 12 men killed and...

Amnesty International: Migrants are raped, kidnapped on ransom and tortured in Libya

  • 2 July 2016 - 11:57
Amnesty International: Migrants are raped, kidnapped on ransom and tortured in Libya

Amnesty International, the UK-based human rights organisation, has documented horror stories of migrants and refugees who faced killings, torture, rape and starvation - mostly at the hands of traffickers in Libya. The report, released on Friday, was based on interviews with more than 90 refugees...