Libya

10 Dignity Operation fighters killed, 19 wounded in clashes in Derna

  • 6 August 2016 - 09:48
10 Dignity Operation fighters killed, 19 wounded in clashes in Derna

A source from Derna confirmed that 10 fighters from Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed and 19 others were wounded due to an attack by Derna Shura Council fighters on Dignity Operation's location in Al-Thaher Al-Hamar on Friday dawn. The Head of the Media office of...

Demonstrations in Tripoli and Tajoura against foreign intervention

  • 6 August 2016 - 09:45
Demonstrations in Tripoli and Tajoura against foreign intervention

A number of people went on demonstrations to protest against the foreign intervention in the Libyan affairs whether in the east or in Sirte with slogans in hand calling for ending such intervening acts. The demonstrations went to Tripoli's Martyrs Square and Tajoura's Martyrs Square in order...

Italy: IS militants have secret role in migrants flow from Libya

  • 4 August 2016 - 20:00
Italy: IS militants have secret role in migrants flow from Libya

Italy's justice minister says that top investigators are looking into whether the Islamic State (IS) group is playing a role in managing the flow of migrants from Libya. Justice Minister Andrea Orlando told Corriere della Sera in an interview published on Thursday that the role of IS...

382 kg of hashish destroyed in western Misurata

  • 4 August 2016 - 18:35
382 kg of hashish destroyed in western Misurata

Anti-Narcotics Department destroyed large quantities of hashish estimated at 382 kg in the presence of the prosecution and judicial experts body and Joint Security Room. The quantity of hashish was caught at Dufan checkpoint and the driver of the car, who was carrying it, was detained for...

GNA’s Defense Minister reviews sea security at Tripoli’s Naval Base

  • 4 August 2016 - 15:07
GNA’s Defense Minister reviews sea security at Tripoli’s Naval Base

Government of National Accord's Minister of Defense, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, visited on Wednesday Tripoli Naval Base to review the security situation at the base and the tasks assigned to the security personnel in there. Al-Barghathi also inspected modernization and maintenance of naval vessels...

Britain hails US air raids on ISIS in Libya’s Sirte

  • 4 August 2016 - 11:51
Britain hails US air raids on ISIS in Libya’s Sirte

The British Minister of Middle East and Africa Affairs, Tobias Ellwood, said his country welcomes the steps taken by the Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayz Al-Serraj, toward the fight agaisnt ISIS terrorists in Sirte. "We hail the positive steps taken by the...

Italy offered its bases for US warplanes to strike ISIS in Libya’s Sirte

  • 4 August 2016 - 09:32
Italy offered its bases for US warplanes to strike ISIS in Libya’s Sirte

Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said on Wednesday that the US could use Italian bases for strikes against the Isis extremist group in Libya if requested, but stressed that the action has not so far involved Italy. Italy welcomes anti-Isis air raids in Libya's Sirte (02 Aug 16) The US conducted...

Civilian houses bombed by Dignity Operation in Derna

  • 3 August 2016 - 18:49
Civilian houses bombed by Dignity Operation in Derna

The warplanes of Dignity Operation led by Khalifa Haftar bombed Tuesday civilian houses in the neighbourhood of Sayidah Khadija wounding two civilians and destroying the houses. The bombing was reported by many sources from the city with photos showing a six-year-old kid and another youth...

Sudanese killer of US diplomats said to be killed in US raid on ISIS in Sirte

  • 3 August 2016 - 16:49
Sudanese killer of US diplomats said to be killed in US raid on ISIS in Sirte

A Sudanese member of the Islamic State (ISIS) who is believed to be the mastermind behind the escape of killers of a U.S. diplomat in Khartoum, has died in mysterious circumstances in Libya amid conflicting reports on whether he was killed in military clashes or passed a way of natural...

Benghazi Shura Council kills over 22 Dignity Operation fighters in a car bomb attack

  • 3 August 2016 - 16:27
Benghazi Shura Council kills over 22 Dignity Operation fighters in a car bomb attack

A car bomb targeting Dignity Operation forces in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 22 people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, a commander of the forces and medical officials said. The blast occurred in a residential area in the Guwarsha district, the scene of fighting between...