Libya

Ministry of Awqaf of Salvation Government mourns deaths of Misurate forces in counter-ISIS battle

  • 19 May 2016 - 15:58
Ministry of Awqaf of Salvation Government mourns deaths of Misurate forces in counter-ISIS battle

The Ministry of Awqaf of the Salvation Government has issued a statement to offer condolences for the families of the forces killed in Abu Grein, Berat el Hasoun and other areas where Misurata forces of the GNA's Albunyan Almarsous military operation were attacked y ISIS car bombs. The...

Kobler arrives in Tripoli to meet Al-Sweihli

  • 19 May 2016 - 15:35
Kobler arrives in Tripoli to meet Al-Sweihli

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler has arrived earlier in Mitiga airport in Tripoli in order to hold a meeting with the UN-backed Presidential Council and the State Supreme Council. The UN delegate, Kobler, is going to discuss the latest about the ongoing battle against ISIS with the PC...

Presidential Council offers condolences for families of killed forces

  • 19 May 2016 - 11:25
Presidential Council offers condolences for families of killed forces

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord has offered condolences for the families of the forces killed in the ISIS car bomb attacks on Albuntan Almarsous military operation forces Wednesday in Berat el Hasoun, 90 km from western Sirte. The Presidential Council...

In Pictures: An ISIS booby-trapped truck seized and dismantled by Misurata forces on their way to Sirte

  • 19 May 2016 - 10:43
In Pictures: An ISIS booby-trapped truck seized and dismantled by Misurata forces on their way to Sirte

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Libyan Navy Force: EU naval mission looks away from oil smuggling ships

  • 19 May 2016 - 09:44
Libyan Navy Force: EU naval mission looks away from oil smuggling ships

The spokesman of the Navy Force, Ayoub Qasim, said the EU naval mission, Sofia, has not yet helped Libya's Coast Guard to control the country's waters. Qasim told Ajwaa Net that the Libyan Coast Guard personnel cannot intercept all the human trafficking happening in the Libyan territorial...

Misurata forces: More than 30 killed, 50 wounded on Wednesday amid advance to Wadi Bay

  • 19 May 2016 - 09:16
Misurata forces: More than 30 killed, 50 wounded on Wednesday amid advance to Wadi Bay

The Misurata forces appointed under the command of the joint military operation Albunyan Almarsous that was launched by the Presidential Council have announced that 32 fighters were killed and 50 were injured in Wednesday clashes with ISIS militias. The heavy loss of casualties came due to...

18 killed, 30 injured in an ISIS car bomb attack on Misurata forces

  • 18 May 2016 - 20:32
18 killed, 30 injured in an ISIS car bomb attack on Misurata forces

A member of the media bureau of the joint military operation room of Albunyan Almarsous operation and Misurata forces has disclosed that 18 fighters were killed and 30 were wounded by an ISIS bomb car explosion in Buerat el Hussoun, a village in western Libya, some 90 km west of Sirte. This...

Misurata forces attacked by a car bomb 90 km from Sirte

  • 18 May 2016 - 19:33
Misurata forces attacked by a car bomb 90 km from Sirte

Sources and eyewitnesses said that a car bomb for ISIS militants has exploded in an attack against Misurata forces of the UN-backed GNA’s Albunyan Almarsous military operation in Buerat el Hussoun, a village in western Libya, some 90 km west of Sirte. The sources added that many ambulances...

Human Rights Watch: Libya’s ISIS executed scores in its stronghold, Sirte

  • 18 May 2016 - 17:30
Human Rights Watch: Libya’s ISIS executed scores in its stronghold, Sirte

(Misrata) – The extremist armed group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has unlawfully executed at least 49 people in its Libyan stronghold of Sirte since February 2015, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Those killed, by means such as decapitating and shooting, include captive...

GNA’s Foreign Secretary meets Italian and Austrian counterparts

  • 18 May 2016 - 16:04
GNA’s Foreign Secretary meets Italian and Austrian counterparts

The Foreign Secretary of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, Muhammad Sayalla, has kicked off his European tour to gather support for the government from all of the EU countries. On Wednesday he started his tour by meeting the Italian Foreign Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, in Rome and...