Libya

Libyan forces seize ISIS explosive manufacturing workshop in Sirte

  • 24 July 2016 - 17:11
Libyan forces seize ISIS explosive manufacturing workshop in Sirte

The media office of the Libyan forces appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation announced the seizing of the explosives manufacturing workshop of ISIS militants in Sirte on Sunday. The media office added that this workshop is the biggest place in which ISIS makes its...

Kobler from Tunisia: Libya’s crises need a strong government

  • 23 July 2016 - 19:05
Kobler from Tunisia: Libya’s crises need a strong government

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, renewed his call on all Libyan stakeholders to widen the spectrum of the political agreement so that it contains all the conflicting parties. He also called for forming a united army to end the current division from which Libya has been suffering for...

Benghazi armed groups call for mobilisation against “foreign aggression”

  • 23 July 2016 - 17:11
Benghazi armed groups call for mobilisation against “foreign aggression”

Benghazi armed groups and Benghazi Defense Brigades have urged Libyans to mobilise against French and other foreign troops deployed in the country, denouncing their presence as a "glaring aggression". A military commander allied with a rival government based in eastern Libya has said that...

Dignity Operation forces kill 14 civilians and toss their bodies in a landfill

  • 23 July 2016 - 12:58
Dignity Operation forces kill 14 civilians and toss their bodies in a landfill

On Friday, 14 bodies of civilian men from Benghazi were found murdered and thrown in a landfill next to the Social Insurance Building in Al-Leethi neighbourhood in Benghazi. Sources from the city said the 14 men were kidnapped a week earlier by Dignity Operation forces from their houses and...

GNA’s Foreign Minister discusses defeat of ISIS in the US

  • 23 July 2016 - 12:42
GNA’s Foreign Minister discusses defeat of ISIS in the US

The Foreign Minister of the Government of National Accord, Mohammed Sayala discussed last Wednesday and Thursday the reasons behind the outbreak of ISIS militants in Libya, saying they mainly used the political vacuum and the division in the state institutions as a means to reach their aims in...

UNSC votes to eliminate Libya’s stockpile of chemicals

  • 23 July 2016 - 10:26
UNSC votes to eliminate Libya’s stockpile of chemicals

The United Nations Security Council on Friday authorized U.N. countries to help eliminate Libya's stockpile of chemicals that could be used to develop toxic weapons amid concern they could fall into the hands of militant groups. Libyan authorities told the global chemical weapons watchdog,...

Protests across Libya denouncing France’s intervention

  • 23 July 2016 - 09:48
Protests across Libya denouncing France’s intervention

Many Libyans marched Friday to the public squares in order to reiterate their utter denouncement of the blatant violation of their country's sovereignty by the French intervention and assistance to Dignity Operation. Hundreds gathered in front of the Foreign Ministry building in Tripoli...

Fierce clashes in Sirte between Libyan forces and ISIS, 11 killed

  • 21 July 2016 - 18:39
Fierce clashes in Sirte between Libyan forces and ISIS, 11 killed

The media office of the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation led by Misurata-led Libyan forces has announced that 11 of their forces were killed in Thursday fierce clashes in downtown Sirte against the ISIS militants who are barricading in an area of 5 km. The clashes broke out this morning as the...

Presidential Council denounced French violation of Libya’s sovereignty

  • 21 July 2016 - 16:41
Presidential Council denounced French violation of Libya’s sovereignty

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord issued a statement Wednesday condemning the violation of the French troops of the Libyan sovereignty, denouncing the announcement made by the French for having a role in the Libyan conflict without coordinating with it...

Libyans march to streets to decry France’s intervention in Benghazi

  • 20 July 2016 - 19:25
Libyans march to streets to decry France’s intervention in Benghazi

Massive numbers of Libyans took to the public squares in Tripoli and Misurata as well as other cities to condemn in the strongest terms the French intervention in Libya by backing up Dignity Operation forces in the east of Libya, led by Khalifa Haftar. Many Libyans held in hand slogans...