Libya

Misurata forces: We trapped ISIS in “a 5k space” inside Sirte

  • 13 June 2016 - 12:39
Misurata forces: We trapped ISIS in “a 5k space” inside Sirte

The media office of Misurat forces and other forces appointed under the command of Albunyan Almrsous military operation that was formed by the Presidential Council of the GNA announced that they had not gone back not even one inch away from Sirte center. The media office revealed on Sunday...

Three ISIS suicide attacks target Misurata forces as they control Qusoor Al-Diyafa in Sirte

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:46
Three ISIS suicide attacks target Misurata forces as they control Qusoor Al-Diyafa in Sirte

The media office of Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) has announced that the Misurata forces and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council to liberate Sirte from ISIS have been targeted Sunday morning by three suicide bombs by ISIS militants, not fatalities were reported. The...

U.S. warns its citizens of traveling or staying in Libya currently

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:44
U.S. warns its citizens of traveling or staying in Libya currently

The State Department is warning U.S. citizens against traveling to Libya and recommending that any Americans currently in the country depart immediately as chaos and terror threats worsen in the region. “The security situation in Libya remains unpredictable and unstable, and extremist...

EU bans Libyan air ambulance from entering its airspace for treatment of counter-ISIS fighters

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:38
EU bans Libyan air ambulance from entering its airspace for treatment of counter-ISIS fighters

The EU Aviation Authorities issued a ban on Libyan air ambulance disallowing any attempted transfer of wounded fighter to Europe for treatment after a growing number of injuries due to clashes with ISIS in Sirte. The prejudiced decision of the EU left the Libyan fighters stranded while in a...

Presidential Council forms Jufra-Sirte military operations room to fight ISIS

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:26
Presidential Council forms Jufra-Sirte military operations room to fight ISIS

The Head of the Presidential Council of the GNA, Fayez Al-Serraj ordered Friday the formation of a military operations room from Jufra to Sirte under the command of 'Mohamed Ahmad Bhiej, to fight the ISIS militants trapped inside the city of Sirte. The resolution No. (5) of the year 2016 ,...

1 killed and 4 injured in ISIS suicide attacks on Misurata forces in Sirte

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:21
1 killed and 4 injured in ISIS suicide attacks on Misurata forces in Sirte

Misurata hospital announced that it had received one body and four injuries from Misurata forces of Albunyan Almrsous (Steadfastness) operation in Sirte after being hit by ISIS suicide car bombs Sunday morning. Meanwhile, the media office of Albunyan Almarsous said that the first car bomb...

In Pictures: Misurata forces seize pictures of Sirte radio station and electricity headquarters in downtown Sirte

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:20
In Pictures: Misurata forces seize pictures of Sirte radio station and electricity headquarters in downtown Sirte

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Attorney General Office orders an investigation into Al-Rewaimy prison’s murdered inmates

  • 11 June 2016 - 22:35
Attorney General Office orders an investigation into Al-Rewaimy prison’s murdered inmates

The Attorney General Office in Tripoli has ordered the relevant authorities to investigate into the murder of 12 released inmates from Al-Rewaimy prison. The 12 persons were released Thursday at 1:30 pm after found not guilty in Almathaba incident of 2011, however , on Friday the 12 inmates...

Misurata forces control Swawa district in Sirte

  • 11 June 2016 - 17:06
Misurata forces control Swawa district in Sirte

A source from the media office of Albunyan Almrsous military operation announced that the Misurata force and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council took control of Swawa district in Sirte after entering Sirte port Saturday morning. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity,...

US anti-ISIS envoy, McGurk: We’re encouraged by Albunyan Almarsous progress

  • 11 June 2016 - 11:33
US anti-ISIS envoy, McGurk: We’re encouraged by Albunyan Almarsous progress

Barack Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy Brett McGurk said the exceptional growth of the extremist group had stopped and fighter numbers had frozen at around 5,000. “I just don’t want to get ahead of the situation because it remains pretty fluid. But we’re encouraged by the progress they’re...