Libya

Dignity Operation warplanes bomb Derna, injure three kids

  • 15 June 2016 - 22:09
Dignity Operation warplanes bomb Derna, injure three kids

The warplanes of Dignity Operation led by Khalifa Haftar carried out Wednesday an airstrike on Deena, injuring three children with no reports about fatalities. This shelling comes a day after Dignity Operation warplanes shelled Al-Heelah districvin western Derna killing a father and his...

Clashes erupted in Sirte’s neighbourhood 700 between Misurata forces and ISIS

  • 15 June 2016 - 16:16
Clashes erupted in Sirte’s neighbourhood 700 between Misurata forces and ISIS

The media office of Misurata forces and other forces under the command of Albunyan Almarsous operation said they have clashed early today with ISIS militants in neighbourhood 700 in Sirte. The media office said the forces had caused ISIS a considerable loss of fighters and vehicles in the...

Human Rights Solidarity says a Haftar-loyal brigade must be tried for murders

  • 15 June 2016 - 16:11
Human Rights Solidarity says a Haftar-loyal brigade must be tried for murders

The Libyan Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) urged the Tripoli-based General Prosecutor to investigate the validity of the information that proves a brigade loyal to Khalifa Haftar is involved in murders and killings for personal interests. On Facebook Wednesday, HRS said that what Faraj Egaim...

Italy persuades Haftar into supporting GNA

  • 15 June 2016 - 13:30
Italy persuades Haftar into supporting GNA

The Italian News Agency, Aki, unveiled Tuesday that Italy is exerting huge efforts to try and persuade Khalifa Haftar, the leader of Dignity Operation (Karama), into recognizing the Government of National Accord (GNA). In a Rome-hosted forum Tuesday, the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs...

Al-Serraj urges Libyans to unite in support of Sirte battle

  • 15 June 2016 - 11:53
Al-Serraj urges Libyans to unite in support of Sirte battle

The Head of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, urged Libyans to rally around the battle against ISIS terrorists in Sirte, so that "we all get the edge of this uniting initiative that can bring us all together against the real enemy." He...

UN authorizes sea inspection to crackdown weapons flow into Libya

  • 15 June 2016 - 11:46
UN authorizes sea inspection to crackdown weapons flow into Libya

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday unanimously authorised a crackdown on arms smuggling in the high seas off Libya by allowing the inspection of vessels to seize and dispose of illicit weapons. The European Union proposed the council resolution to expand its naval operation in...

Libya is denied the right to vote in UN General Assembly

  • 14 June 2016 - 21:48
Libya is denied the right to vote in UN General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly has denied Libya the right to vote in its sessions due to nonpayment of the UNGA fees of registration as a member country for the last two years. According to article 8 from the UN Charter, any member country that delays paying the financial dues for the...

Tripoli Appeals Court suspends trial of Abu Salim Massacre convicts

  • 14 June 2016 - 21:42
Tripoli Appeals Court suspends trial of Abu Salim Massacre convicts

Tripoli Appeals Court has suspended the trial of Abu Salim Massacre convicts till next month. The Abu Salim Massacre took place back in June 28, 1996 when 1200 prisoners were...

Italian Coast Guard rescues 1200 illegal immigrants off Sicily

  • 14 June 2016 - 15:15
Italian Coast Guard rescues 1200 illegal immigrants off Sicily

The Italian Coast Guard personnel have rescued about 1200 illegal migrants off Sicily Island coming from Libya. Italian News Agency Aki reported that the 1200 migrants were saved from the sea in 9 separate operations by the Roma branch Coast Guard. In addition, the Libyan Coast Guard...

Misurata hospital receives three bodies and 29 injuries from Misurata forces

  • 14 June 2016 - 14:57
Misurata hospital receives three bodies and 29 injuries from Misurata forces

The accidents and emergencies section at Misurata central hospital announced that it had received three killed fighters and 29 wounded ones from Misurata forces of Albunyan Almarsous operation on Monday dye to clashes with ISIS fighters in Sirte. The media office of Misurata hospital...