Libya

Misurata forces take hold of Sirte port

  • 11 June 2016 - 11:18
Misurata forces take hold of Sirte port

The Media office of Albunyan Almarsous said Misurata forces and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council to liberate Sirte from ISIS controlled Friday Sirte port, which is considered a strategic and logistic gain in their benefit. In addition, the air force of the Albunyna...

Kobler: I feel sorry for those killed in Derna airstrikes

  • 10 June 2016 - 22:10
Kobler: I feel sorry for those killed in Derna airstrikes

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has condemned the killing of civilians in Derna by air bombing that took place Thursday in which a woman and two children were killed. On Facebook Friday, Kobler said the places crowded with residents must not be targeted, saying targeting civilians...

Misurata forces free civilians from ISIS detention hubs

  • 10 June 2016 - 22:09
Misurata forces free civilians from ISIS detention hubs

The Misurata forces of Albunyan Almarsous military operation freed Thursday a number of civilians who were detained by ISIS in Sirte. The civilians were full of torture marks all over their bodies by ISIS militants in the city. Meanwhile, the Misurata forces are advancing towards the...

A woman and her kids killed in Haftar’s airstrikes on Derna

  • 9 June 2016 - 22:15
A woman and her kids killed in Haftar’s airstrikes on Derna

A woman and two kids were killed Thursday in airstrikes by Dignity Operation on Shiha district in Derna, with reportedly some seven other civilian injuries. To condemn the criminal act of Khalifa Haftar's Dignity Operation, Derna locals went out to the streets calling for stopping the...

HoR Speaker urges MPs to convene a meeting in Tobruk next Monday

  • 9 June 2016 - 22:12
HoR Speaker urges MPs to convene a meeting in Tobruk next Monday

The Speaker of Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Aqilah Saleh, urged the members of the HoR to come to the headquarters to convene a meeting next Monday. In a statement Wednesday, Saleh said all the MPs must assume responsibility to the country and attend the meeting that will discuss...

Calm descends on Sirte front lines before final battle

  • 9 June 2016 - 22:10
Calm descends on Sirte front lines before final battle

Uneasy calm has descended on all front lines in Sirte with the backup forces for the final battle against ISIS inside Sirte coming in bug numbers to join Musurata forces and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council. Meanwhile, the head of the Libyan Navy Forces told France Press...

Dignity Operation’s warplanes barrel-bomb Derna

  • 9 June 2016 - 13:22
Dignity Operation’s warplanes barrel-bomb Derna

A source from Derna city told Libya Express that the warplanes of Dignity Operation (Karama) led by Khalifa Haftar have carried out airstrikes on residential areas in Derna Thursday morning. The source, who preferred to be unnamed, said ambulances had gone fast to the sites hit by Haftar's...

Libyan flights resumed to Tunisia’s Carthage airport

  • 9 June 2016 - 13:21
Libyan flights resumed to Tunisia’s Carthage airport

The Head of Libyan Airlines in Tunisia’s Carthage airport, Fathi Al-Zergani, confirmed that the first flight from Libya landed Thursday morning in the capital coming from Mitiga airport in Tripoli, for the first time after months of suspension. Onboard the first flight was the GNA’s...

Misurata forces strip ISIS of Harawa district

  • 9 June 2016 - 12:32
Misurata forces strip ISIS of Harawa district

The Commander of the southern frontline of the military operation Albunyan Almarsous, Saif Al-Deen Basheer, revealed that the Misurata forces and other forces appointed to liberate Sirte from ISIS militants have taken control of Harawa district in Sirte. On Wednesday Albunyan Almarsous...

Clashes in Benghazi’s Al-Gwarsha between Benghazi Shura Council and Haftar’s Dignity Operation

  • 9 June 2016 - 12:25
Clashes in Benghazi’s Al-Gwarsha between Benghazi Shura Council and Haftar’s Dignity Operation

Two fighters from Dignity Operation (Karama), which is led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed Wednesday due to a landmine explosion in Al-Gwarsha neighbourhood in western Benghazi. A source from the Dignity Operation reported that the landmine blasted inside one of the neigbourhood's houses when...