Libya

Belhaj’s case at the UK Supreme Court turning nightmarish, UK press reports

  • 11 July 2017 - 19:26
Belhaj’s case at the UK Supreme Court turning nightmarish, UK press reports

The current Chairman of Watan Political Party in Libya, Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife, Fatima Bouchar, who were victims of a joint MI6-CIA “rendition” operation, have been plunged into a Kafkaesque nightmare by the attempt to have their claim against the former foreign secretary Jack Straw...

Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade controls Garabulli after three days of clashes

  • 11 July 2017 - 17:21
Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade controls Garabulli after three days of clashes

Pro-Government of National Accord (GNA) Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade (TRB) issued a statement on Tuesday announcing full control of eastern Tripoli Garabulli and Gawea districts after three days of clashes. "We are now in full control of Garabulli and all vital facilities and checkpoints in...

Eastern forces already devised plan to control Tripoli, says spokesman

  • 11 July 2017 - 12:14
Eastern forces already devised plan to control Tripoli, says spokesman

The spokesman of the eastern forces of Operation Dignity led by Khalifa Haftar, Ahmed Al-Mismary, revealed on Monday that they had already placed military tactics for the control of Libya's capital, Tripoli, and all of the western region. "We are going to control the western region and its ports...

Health Ministry: 4 deaths, 21 injuries in east Tripoli clashes

  • 11 July 2017 - 11:35
Health Ministry: 4 deaths, 21 injuries in east Tripoli clashes

The Health Ministry of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli announced Monday that the aftermath of the clashes in Garabulli and Gawea areas on both Sunday and Monday led to the killing of four people and injuring of 21. The Health Ministry also said on Facebook that the...

US ponders reopening embassy in Tripoli, consulate in Benghazi and intelligence sharing with Libya

  • 11 July 2017 - 10:55
US ponders reopening embassy in Tripoli, consulate in Benghazi and intelligence sharing with Libya

A new diplomatic and military policy for Libya that could significantly expand US involvement in the country could be finalized by the Trump administration in the next few weeks, according to two US officials, the CNN reported. The policy, if approved, would aim to further the existing US goal...

UNSMIL concerned over clashes in east Tripoli

  • 10 July 2017 - 15:46
UNSMIL concerned over clashes in east Tripoli

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said Sunday that it was concerned of the clashes that erupted in eastern Tripoli on Sunday between forces aligned with the Salvation Government and forces of the Government of National Accord. UNSMIL tweeted that the clashes in Garabulli...

Violent clashes rage on in Garabulli, eastern Tripoli, deaths reported

  • 9 July 2017 - 23:03
Violent clashes rage on in Garabulli, eastern Tripoli, deaths reported

Two foreign workers have been reported dead and three others wounded as a random rocket fell on their house in Gawea area near Garabulli district, eastern Tripoli, where clashes are raging on between forces from Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade and others related to Government of National Accord...

Libyan Military Appointed Mayors chasing it’s Frozen Assets in Geneva

  • 9 July 2017 - 22:21
Libyan Military Appointed Mayors chasing it’s Frozen Assets in Geneva

A delegation of mayors of municipal councils of eastern region of Libya visited Geneva to “request unfreezing of Libyan financial assets”. The delegation was led by Ms. Fawziyah el-Ferjani, the “director of international relations at the office of the military governor of Derna - Ben...

Clashes between pro-GNA and anti-GNA forces erupt in Tripoli

  • 9 July 2017 - 15:59
Clashes between pro-GNA and anti-GNA forces erupt in Tripoli

Clashes broke out in Garabulli district on the outskirts of Tripoli between Misurata-based brigades and GNA Tripoli-based brigades, media sources.   (This is a breaking news. More details to...

Military mobilizations from all parties on the outskirts of Libya’s capital

  • 9 July 2017 - 15:22
Military mobilizations from all parties on the outskirts of Libya’s capital

Security sources from Libya's capital, Tripoli, revealed that there are various military movements on the outskirts of the city from different parties. According to the sources, a brigade that is pro-Khalifa Haftar's forces in eastern Libya is mobilizing its troops and vehicles in camps in...