Libya

Dignity Operation warplanes shell Derna four times on Saturday dawn

  • 9 July 2016 - 08:28
Dignity Operation warplanes shell Derna four times on Saturday dawn

Sources from Derna reported that the warplanes of Dignity Operation, which is led by Khalifa Haftar, carried out four airstrikes on the city center on Saturday dawn. The sources indicated that the airstrikes left ten civilians wounded and destroyed a number of civilian houses in the city...

International Commission of Jurists: Saif Gaddafi must be arrested and turned in to the ICC

  • 9 July 2016 - 08:21
International Commission of Jurists: Saif Gaddafi must be arrested and turned in to the ICC

Following reports that Saif al Islam Gadhafi has been released from prison in Libya, the ICJ today called for him to be promptly arrested and surrendered to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Saif al Islam Gadhafi was convicted by the Tripoli Criminal Court in July 2015 and sentenced, along...

Leaked tape recordings show Khalifa Haftar’s forces are backed by American, British and Italian military, Middle East Eye reported

  • 8 July 2016 - 18:14
Leaked tape recordings show Khalifa Haftar’s forces are backed by American, British and Italian military, Middle East Eye reported

Multinational military operation involving British, French and US forces is coordinating air strikes in support of a renegade general battling Islamist militia groups from a base near Benghazi in eastern Libya, air traffic recordings obtained by Middle East Eye reveal. The leaked tapes appear to...

Ten ISIS militants killed in Sirte clashes

  • 8 July 2016 - 17:09
Ten ISIS militants killed in Sirte clashes

The Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation that is appointed by the Presidential Council said they killed 10 ISIS militants in Thursday night clashes. The forces used both medium and heavy weapons in the clashes, the media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous stated on its...

Unsure news about Saif Gaddafi’s release

  • 8 July 2016 - 15:51
Unsure news about Saif Gaddafi’s release

The commander of Abu Bakr Al-Siddeeq said Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi was released from Zintan prison by the amnesty that included him as per the Libyan law. Also, Al-Thinni government announced Saif was freed from Zintan prison by the force of law, according to social media...

12 Dignity Operation fighters killed in a bomb car in Benghazi

  • 7 July 2016 - 14:02
12 Dignity Operation fighters killed in a bomb car in Benghazi

The spokesman of Brigade 302, Muhammad Al-Azomi, said 12 from Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed Wednesday in a car bomb in Benghazi. Al-Azomi said the car bomb targeted the headquarters of Brigade 102 in the western Kafour neighbourhood in Al-Guwarsha,...

Presidential Council sacks Dabbashi and appoints Al-Keeb as Ambassador to the UN

  • 7 July 2016 - 13:40
Presidential Council sacks Dabbashi and appoints Al-Keeb as Ambassador to the UN

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord has ordered the dismissal of the current Ambassador to the UN, Ibrahim Dabbashi and replaced him with Abdelhakeem Al-Keeb, who was the first prime minister after the toppling over of the Gaddafi regime. However, on...

Benghazi Shura Council shoots down Dignity Operation’s warplane

  • 7 July 2016 - 13:36
Benghazi Shura Council shoots down Dignity Operation’s warplane

The Benghazi Shura Council revolutionaries shot down a Mig 23 warplane for the Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, on Wednesday, saying that the pilot was killed with the crash of the downing of the warplane. Sources from the Shura Council said the pilot killed in the downing is...

Gaddafi’s son Saif Al-Islam to be released from Zintan’s prison, his lawyers revealed

  • 6 July 2016 - 21:35
Gaddafi’s son Saif Al-Islam to be released from Zintan’s prison, his lawyers revealed

France 24 TV reported the lawyers of the son of Muamar Gaddafi, Saif Al-Islam, as saying that an amnesty will include him and he is going to leave the Zintan detention, where he has been imprisoned for five years. France 24 also reported that the lawyers have earlier asked the International...

Libyan forces kill an ISIS Tunisian leader Abu Zainab, seize ISIS media studio in Sirte

  • 5 July 2016 - 15:50
Libyan forces kill an ISIS Tunisian leader Abu Zainab, seize ISIS media studio in Sirte

The Libyan forces, the Misurata-led forces appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, have disclosed that an ISIS Tunisian leader called Abu Zainab Al-Tunisi was killed when they took control of Neighbourhood 700 days...