Libya

Protest in Al-Zawiya over recent clashes in the city

  • 5 July 2016 - 13:08
Protest in Al-Zawiya over recent clashes in the city

A number of people demonstrated in a peaceful protest against the recent clashes that took place on Monday and Tuesday in the city and called on all the armed factions in the city to save the residents any kind of bloodshed. Earlier, clashes took place in both Jamal Abdulnaser and Omar...

Tunisian Army opens fire on smugglers at border with Libya

  • 5 July 2016 - 11:53
Tunisian Army opens fire on smugglers at border with Libya

The Tunisian Army forces exchanged fire with a number of armed smugglers in 10 Libyan cars stuffed with foods commodities after they crossed the border illegally. The spokesperson of the Tunisian Defense Ministry, Belhassan Al-Wasilati, told Tunisia-Africa News Agency that the Libyan cars...

Misurata coastguards intercept 97 migrants bound to Europe

  • 4 July 2016 - 14:17
Misurata coastguards intercept 97 migrants bound to Europe

The Libyan Coast Guard, Misurata branch, has intercepted today 97 migrants of different African nationalities as they were endeavouring to cross the Misurata shores and on to the nearest European rescue ships. Among the 97 immigrants, there were 22 women from Eretria, sources from the Libyan...

Three British ISIS members killed by SBS soldiers in Sirte

  • 4 July 2016 - 13:54
Three British ISIS members killed by SBS soldiers in Sirte

The Special Boat Service soldiers killed three British ISIS extremists in a covert operation in Libya’s Sirte, where the Misurat-led Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan AL-Marsous are battling ISIS for two months now, The Sun reported. The British newspaper added that the Special Boat Service...

French and German Ambassadors gather to discuss education reforms in Libya

  • 3 July 2016 - 22:16
French and German Ambassadors gather to discuss education reforms in Libya

The Minister of Education in Libya's Government of National Accord has met with the French and German Ambassadors to Libya in Tripoli to review the mutual relations in areas related to education in the country. The meeting took place Sunday in the Education Ministry headquarters in Tripoli,...

A boat carrying 28 Tunisians capsized off Sabratha shores, 9 drowned

  • 3 July 2016 - 17:19
A boat carrying 28 Tunisians capsized off Sabratha shores, 9 drowned

Sixteen Tunisian migrants are feared dead after a boat with 28 people on board capsized off the Libyan coast Saturday, a local source said. The boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the Libyan port city of Sabratha heading for Italy capsized an hour after sailing. Only 12 people managed to...

Kobler condemns Benghazi car bomb attack

  • 3 July 2016 - 14:59
Kobler condemns Benghazi car bomb attack

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has condemned on his official Twitter account the deadly car bomb attack that took place near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center on Saturday night. At least two people were killed and seven wounded as a car bomb attack targeted a security chief in...

Car bomb attack kills 2, wounds 7 near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center

  • 3 July 2016 - 14:06
Car bomb attack kills 2, wounds 7 near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center

At least two people were killed and seven wounded as a car bomb attack targeted a security chief in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday night near Benghazi Criminal Investigation Center, media and medical sources said Sunday. A car - repeatedly for the chief of the forensic...

CEO of the National Oil Corporation discusses oil production with Italian Vice Ambassador

  • 2 July 2016 - 22:44
CEO of the National Oil Corporation discusses oil production with Italian Vice Ambassador

The CEO of the National Oil Corporation, Mustafa Sanallah, discussed Saturday the oil production issues with the Italian Vice Ambassador, Andrina Marcella. In the meeting that took place in Tripoli, the two reviewed the mutual interests of the two countries as regards to the oil industry and...

Derna Shura Council kill three Dignity Operation infiltrating militiamen

  • 2 July 2016 - 22:33
Derna Shura Council kill three Dignity Operation infiltrating militiamen

The Derna Shura Council announced that it had killed three members of a Dignity Operation (Karama) infiltrating cell, among whom there was the officer in information security and the former officer in the Interior Security Department, Nuri Sinan, when they tried to penetrate into the city...