Libya

Misurata forces close in on ISIS terrorists in Sirte city center

  • 9 June 2016 - 11:20
Misurata forces close in on ISIS terrorists in Sirte city center

The media office of the military operation to liberate Sirte from ISIS, Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) has announced that the Misurata forces and other forces appointed for the battle by the Presidential Council have advanced on all frontlines in Sirte and are now on the brink of clashing...

Head of Lawyers Syndicate in Libya killed in Sirte clashes against ISIS

  • 9 June 2016 - 10:39
Head of Lawyers Syndicate in Libya killed in Sirte clashes against ISIS

The Media Office of the military operation Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) announced laste on Wednesday that the Head of Lawyers' Syndicate, Abdel Rahman Al-Keesah, was killed during clashes with ISIS militants. Al-Keesah was the former minister of martyrs affairs in the first...

Misurata forces capture Tagrift camp inside Sirte

  • 8 June 2016 - 13:54
Misurata forces capture Tagrift camp inside Sirte

The Presidential Council’s military operation Albunyan Almarsous forces have taken control of Tagrift military camp entirely, announced the Media Office of the operation. The office added that controlling the camp Wednesday came after liberating Al-Gharibat bridge from ISIS militants in...

The most notorious humans’ smuggler handed over to Italy

  • 8 June 2016 - 13:45
The most notorious humans’ smuggler handed over to Italy

The most notorious humans’ smuggler, Jahdigo Mirid, was handed Wednesday morning to Italian authorities coming onboard a plane that landed in Ciampino Airport. The smuggler Mirid, is considered one of the human-trafficking bosses and is specialized in smuggling illegal immigrants from...

Six killed in clashes between Misurata forces and ISIS militants in Sirte

  • 8 June 2016 - 13:40
Six killed in clashes between Misurata forces and ISIS militants in Sirte

The media office of Misurata central hospital said that they received 6 bodies and almost over 20 injuries from the frontlines in Sirte where the forces of Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) were clashing with ISIS terrorists. Sources from the battlefield told Libyan Express that Misurata...

4 killed from Dignity Operation in clashes in Benghazi

  • 7 June 2016 - 20:56
4 killed from Dignity Operation in clashes in Benghazi

Media sources from Benghazi said four from Dignity Operation (Karama) forces , led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed in clashes with Benghazi Shura Council revolutionaries in Sooq Al-Hout neighborhood. The media office of Benghazi Shura Council posted pictures for weapons and arms they took...

Calm descends on Sabratha after clashes that killed four

  • 7 June 2016 - 20:46
Calm descends on Sabratha after clashes that killed four

Sources from Sabratha city said uneasy calm descended on the city after clashes that killed four persons, pointing out police patrols of the city's security department are back on the streets to secure the area where the armed brawl broke out.   Meanwhile, four of Sabratha...

Britain proposes extending UN mandate to include warships to crack down human smugglers off Libyan shores

  • 7 June 2016 - 14:07
Britain proposes extending UN mandate to include warships to crack down human smugglers off Libyan shores

Britain proposed Monday to the UN Security Council an extension plan to be applied to the UNSMIL so that it includes a sea mission to crackdown human smugglers, which Britain says will also help intercept weapons smugglers off the Libyan coast. The High Representative of the European Union...

More than 10,000 migrants perished in the Mediterranean since 2014, UN said

  • 7 June 2016 - 13:16
More than 10,000 migrants perished in the Mediterranean since 2014, UN said

More than 10,000 people have died attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since 2014, the United Nations said Tuesday. "You've now had since the start of 2014 -- when this phenomenon of rising numbers across the Mediterranean happened -- 10,000 deaths. That...

Kobler: Weapons must go only to forces under Presidential Council’s command

  • 7 June 2016 - 11:23
Kobler: Weapons must go only to forces under Presidential Council’s command

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, said in the UN Security Council Libya session Monday that Libya is still without a formally endorsed government, pointing out that the implementation of the Libyan Political Agreement has stalled because some parties to the Agreement have failed to...