Libya

Oil Facilities Guard takes hold of Noufiliyah district near Sirte

  • 31 May 2016 - 12:31
Oil Facilities Guard takes hold of Noufiliyah district near Sirte

The spokesman of the Oil Facilities Guard (OFG) Ali Al-Hassi, confirmed that their forces along with Ajdabia border forces liberated Niufiliyah district completely from ISUS terrorists without any human loss at all in the battle. Al-Hassi said Tuesday that the military engineers team entered...

Aqilah Saleh: Arab League’s stance regarding recognition of GNA unacceptable and illegal

  • 31 May 2016 - 12:30
Aqilah Saleh: Arab League’s stance regarding recognition of GNA unacceptable and illegal

The Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Aqilah Saleh, said the decision of the Arab League that allowed the Foreign Minister of the Government of National Accord, Muhammad Sayalah, is unacceptable, against Libya's constitution and laws. Aqilah said Monday following up an...

Oil Facilities Guard and Ajdabia border forces seize Ben Jawad from ISIS

  • 31 May 2016 - 10:21
Oil Facilities Guard and Ajdabia border forces seize Ben Jawad from ISIS

The spokesman of the Oil Facilities Guard (OFG) confirmed late on Monday that the forces of the OFG and those of Ajdabia border had controlled Ben Jawad and kicked ISIS out of it. He reaffirmed that five of the OFG forces were killed and 21 injured during the heavy clashes against ISIS...

Misurata forces advance to southern Sirte

  • 31 May 2016 - 10:14
Misurata forces advance to southern Sirte

The Misurata forces appointed under the command of the military operation of the Presidential Council, Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) advanced to the southern outskirts of Sirte. The media bureau of the military operation of the Presidential Council said the forces took hold of Wadi...

British Ambassador to Libya discusses latest security developments with GNA’s Defense Minister

  • 31 May 2016 - 08:31
British Ambassador to Libya discusses latest security developments with GNA’s Defense Minister

The British Ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett, along with a delegation from the UK, arrived Monday in Tripoli to meet with the Libyan Defense Minister of the Government of National Accord, Al-Mahdi Al-Barghathi. Britain's Ambassador, Millett, discussed with Al-Barghathi the latest...

Turkish Foreign Minister: Visa on Libyans to be lifted soon

  • 30 May 2016 - 15:49
Turkish Foreign Minister: Visa on Libyans to be lifted soon

The Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, said in a joint meeting with the Libyan counterpart, Muhammad Sayala, that his country will cancel visa obligation on Libyan travelers to Turkey once the security situation allows, promising that it won't take long. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu...

Turkey’s Foreign Minister says Turkish companies have resumed work in Ubari power plant

  • 30 May 2016 - 15:03
Turkey’s Foreign Minister says Turkish companies have resumed work in Ubari power plant

The Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, said Tuesday that his country’s firms have resumed work in the Ubari power plant. In a joint press conference with the Foreign Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord Muhammad Sayala, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu indicated that he...

Libyan flights to resume touching down in Carthage Airport, Tunisia this week

  • 30 May 2016 - 13:43
Libyan flights to resume touching down in Carthage Airport, Tunisia this week

Sources reported to the Libyan Express that the Foreign Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, Muhammad Sayalah, agreed with Tunisian Aviation Authority to resume Libyan flights into Tunis Carthage Airport this week. This decision comes after a long ban pressed on Libyan...

Two killed, five injured from Oil Facilities Guard in clashes with ISIS

  • 30 May 2016 - 13:35
Two killed, five injured from Oil Facilities Guard in clashes with ISIS

The spokesman of the Oil Facilities Guard, Ali Al-Hassi, said two of the guards were killed and five others injured in clashes with ISIS militants in Ben Jawad and Nufiliyah districts this afternoon. In a statement, Al-Hassi said the clashes, which erupted Monday morning, are still going on...

UAE Federal Court acquits detained Libyan businessmen

  • 30 May 2016 - 12:27
UAE Federal Court acquits detained Libyan businessmen

The Federal Court of the United Arab Emirates has acquitted the Libyan businessmen, who have been detained in the UAE for almost two years, of all charges pressed against them. This comes after an acquittal sentence previously of other two businessmen who were released two months...