Libya

Three of the Libyan forces killed and 20 injured in Sirte Clashes

  • 29 June 2016 - 16:35
Three of the Libyan forces killed and 20 injured in Sirte Clashes

The media office of Misurata Central Hospital has announced that it received Wednesday three fighters from AL-Bunyan AL-Marsous forces, led by Misurata brigades appointed by the UN-backed GNA, killed in clashes with ISIS in Al-Suwawa frontline in Sirte. The hospital said also that it had...

Libyans commemorate the 20th anniversary of Abu Saleem Prison Massacre

  • 29 June 2016 - 14:09
Libyans commemorate the 20th anniversary of Abu Saleem Prison Massacre

The twentieth anniversary of the Abu Saleem Prison Massacre is to be commemorated by Libyans on Wednesday, when the people will remember the killing of more than 1250 prisoners by Muamar Gaddafi’s brigades. The massacre took place back in 1996 when the Gaddafi brigades stormed Abu Saleem...

Libyan forces kill an ISIS reconnaissance squad in Sirte’s Neighbourhood 700

  • 29 June 2016 - 14:04
Libyan forces kill an ISIS reconnaissance squad in Sirte’s Neighbourhood 700

A media source told Libyan Express that the Libyan forces appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation of the GNA, have killed a whole reconnaissance squad of the terrorist ISIS group in the Neighbourhood 700 in Sirte. The source, who asked to remain unnamed, said...

Oil Crescent residents condemn Dignity Operation’s airstrike on Ajdabia

  • 29 June 2016 - 13:34
Oil Crescent residents condemn Dignity Operation’s airstrike on Ajdabia

The residents of the Oil Crescent districts have condemned the airstrikes carried out by Dignity Operation (Karama) warplanes, led by Khalifa Haftar, on a number of locations where the Oil Facilities Guard personnel and forces of Ajdabia border were positioned in Al-Ganan town, southern...

Italian Navy salvages a wreck ship that sank off Libyan coast in 2015

  • 29 June 2016 - 12:36
Italian Navy salvages a wreck ship that sank off Libyan coast in 2015

The Italian Navy has recovered a ship that sank off the coast of Libya last year with hundreds of people on board. Up to 700 refugees were believed to be on the vessel when it went down in the first half of 2015 while on its way to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Rescuers recovered some...

Haftar discusses weapons delivery to Libya in Russia

  • 28 June 2016 - 15:54
Haftar discusses weapons delivery to Libya in Russia

The leader of Dignity Opertion, Khalifa Haftar, arrived in Russia on Monday and discussed a number of issues including weapons deliveries with Russia's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the Russian ambassador to Libya told Sputnik Tuesday. "Yes,...

Clinton was planning a visit to Libya when Benghazi attack took place in 2012

  • 28 June 2016 - 13:28
Clinton was planning a visit to Libya when Benghazi attack took place in 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was planning to visit Libya in 2012, but those plans were upended when terrorists attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi on Sept. 11 and 12 of that year, according to newly revealed testimony given to the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which is...

One killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes with ISIS

  • 27 June 2016 - 12:40
One killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes with ISIS

The media office of AL-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation, which is appointed by the GNA's Presidential Council to Liberate Sirte from ISIS, announced that its Misurat-led Libyan forces lost one fighter and 9 others were wounded in clashes with ISIS in Sirte downtown Monday morning. The office...

Al-Ghasri says leaks from ISIS group reveal there are ISIS high-profile leaders besieged in Sirte

  • 26 June 2016 - 15:32
Al-Ghasri says leaks from ISIS group reveal there are ISIS high-profile leaders besieged in Sirte

The spokesman of the military operation of the UN-backed Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Al-Bunayn Al-Marsous, Muhammad Al-Ghasri, disclosed that they received leaks from ISIS group that there are high-profile leaders under siege in Sirte. "This explains why the...

200 Dignity Operation fighters killed in 3 days, Tobruk MP says, as Benghazi Shura recaptures western front line

  • 26 June 2016 - 15:12
200 Dignity Operation fighters killed in 3 days, Tobruk MP says, as Benghazi Shura recaptures western front line

The member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Siham Sergaiwa, said the number of killed fighters of Dignity Operation, led by Khalifa Haftar, reached 200 in the last three days due to the clashes in the western front line in Benghazi. A source from Benghazi Shura Council said...