Libya

Clinton was planning a visit to Libya when Benghazi attack took place in 2012

  • 28 June 2016 - 13:28
Clinton was planning a visit to Libya when Benghazi attack took place in 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was planning to visit Libya in 2012, but those plans were upended when terrorists attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi on Sept. 11 and 12 of that year, according to newly revealed testimony given to the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which is...

One killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes with ISIS

  • 27 June 2016 - 12:40
One killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes with ISIS

The media office of AL-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation, which is appointed by the GNA's Presidential Council to Liberate Sirte from ISIS, announced that its Misurat-led Libyan forces lost one fighter and 9 others were wounded in clashes with ISIS in Sirte downtown Monday morning. The office...

Al-Ghasri says leaks from ISIS group reveal there are ISIS high-profile leaders besieged in Sirte

  • 26 June 2016 - 15:32
Al-Ghasri says leaks from ISIS group reveal there are ISIS high-profile leaders besieged in Sirte

The spokesman of the military operation of the UN-backed Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Al-Bunayn Al-Marsous, Muhammad Al-Ghasri, disclosed that they received leaks from ISIS group that there are high-profile leaders under siege in Sirte. "This explains why the...

200 Dignity Operation fighters killed in 3 days, Tobruk MP says, as Benghazi Shura recaptures western front line

  • 26 June 2016 - 15:12
200 Dignity Operation fighters killed in 3 days, Tobruk MP says, as Benghazi Shura recaptures western front line

The member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Siham Sergaiwa, said the number of killed fighters of Dignity Operation, led by Khalifa Haftar, reached 200 in the last three days due to the clashes in the western front line in Benghazi. A source from Benghazi Shura Council said...

Italian Ambassador in Misurata to transfer Sirte battle’s injuries to Rome

  • 26 June 2016 - 14:02
Italian Ambassador in Misurata to transfer Sirte battle’s injuries to Rome

An Italian airplane carrying the Italian Ambassador arrived Sunday morning in Misurata airport to take the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous injured fighters to the military hospital in Rome, the Misurata Municipal Council announced. “Italy is going to send also a shipment of medicines in the upcoming...

Haftar visits Cairo accompanied by a military delegation

  • 26 June 2016 - 13:32
Haftar visits Cairo accompanied by a military delegation

The leader of the so-called Dignity Operation (Karama), Khalifa Haftar, has arrived in Cairo, Egypt, along with a military delegation on a private jet that took off from Libya’s Tobruk. Media sources said Haftar arrived in Egypt to discuss the latest situations in Libya and he brought with...

Saudi efforts to reconcile Libyan conflicting parties leading to endorsement of GNA

  • 25 June 2016 - 13:20
Saudi efforts to reconcile Libyan conflicting parties leading to endorsement of GNA

Saudi Arabia is putting doubled efforts on the diplomatic and security levels to hold a comprehensive reconciliation meeting in Mecca after Eid celebration that will conjoin the Libyan conflicting parties to help approve the GNA as a unity government that represents all Libyans, press sources...

HoR sources: Agreement on a new Presidential Council headed by HoR member Shuayab

  • 25 June 2016 - 13:18
HoR sources: Agreement on a new Presidential Council headed by HoR member Shuayab

A source from the House of Representatives in Tobruk said the members and the Speaker agreed not to endorse the current UN-backed and internationally recognised Presidential Council. The source, who asked to remain unidentified, told Press Solidarity Saturday that the HoR agreed on picking a...

Four of the Libyan forces killed in clashes with ISIS in Sirte

  • 25 June 2016 - 01:51
Four of the Libyan forces killed in clashes with ISIS in Sirte

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation to liberate Sirte from ISIS said four fighters from the Libyan forces, led by Misurata, were killed in clashes with ISIS militants on Friday dawn. The media office explained that during an attempt to advance on the sea front line by ISIS,...

Libyan Coast Guard intercepts 1000 illegal immigrants off Sabratha shores

  • 25 June 2016 - 00:45
Libyan Coast Guard intercepts 1000 illegal immigrants off Sabratha shores

The media office of the Libyan Coast Guard announced that the coastguards intercepted 1,000 illegal immigrants off Sabratha shores Friday morning. The illegal immigrants were of different African nationalities and were attempting to cross the Mediterranean through to Italy using Libyan coast...