Libya

Calm descends on Sirte front lines before final battle

  • 9 June 2016 - 22:10
Calm descends on Sirte front lines before final battle

Uneasy calm has descended on all front lines in Sirte with the backup forces for the final battle against ISIS inside Sirte coming in bug numbers to join Musurata forces and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council. Meanwhile, the head of the Libyan Navy Forces told France Press...

Dignity Operation’s warplanes barrel-bomb Derna

  • 9 June 2016 - 13:22
Dignity Operation’s warplanes barrel-bomb Derna

A source from Derna city told Libya Express that the warplanes of Dignity Operation (Karama) led by Khalifa Haftar have carried out airstrikes on residential areas in Derna Thursday morning. The source, who preferred to be unnamed, said ambulances had gone fast to the sites hit by Haftar's...

Libyan flights resumed to Tunisia’s Carthage airport

  • 9 June 2016 - 13:21
Libyan flights resumed to Tunisia’s Carthage airport

The Head of Libyan Airlines in Tunisia’s Carthage airport, Fathi Al-Zergani, confirmed that the first flight from Libya landed Thursday morning in the capital coming from Mitiga airport in Tripoli, for the first time after months of suspension. Onboard the first flight was the GNA’s...

Misurata forces strip ISIS of Harawa district

  • 9 June 2016 - 12:32
Misurata forces strip ISIS of Harawa district

The Commander of the southern frontline of the military operation Albunyan Almarsous, Saif Al-Deen Basheer, revealed that the Misurata forces and other forces appointed to liberate Sirte from ISIS militants have taken control of Harawa district in Sirte. On Wednesday Albunyan Almarsous...

Clashes in Benghazi’s Al-Gwarsha between Benghazi Shura Council and Haftar’s Dignity Operation

  • 9 June 2016 - 12:25
Clashes in Benghazi’s Al-Gwarsha between Benghazi Shura Council and Haftar’s Dignity Operation

Two fighters from Dignity Operation (Karama), which is led by Khalifa Haftar, were killed Wednesday due to a landmine explosion in Al-Gwarsha neighbourhood in western Benghazi. A source from the Dignity Operation reported that the landmine blasted inside one of the neigbourhood's houses when...

Misurata forces close in on ISIS terrorists in Sirte city center

  • 9 June 2016 - 11:20
Misurata forces close in on ISIS terrorists in Sirte city center

The media office of the military operation to liberate Sirte from ISIS, Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) has announced that the Misurata forces and other forces appointed for the battle by the Presidential Council have advanced on all frontlines in Sirte and are now on the brink of clashing...

Head of Lawyers Syndicate in Libya killed in Sirte clashes against ISIS

  • 9 June 2016 - 10:39
Head of Lawyers Syndicate in Libya killed in Sirte clashes against ISIS

The Media Office of the military operation Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) announced laste on Wednesday that the Head of Lawyers' Syndicate, Abdel Rahman Al-Keesah, was killed during clashes with ISIS militants. Al-Keesah was the former minister of martyrs affairs in the first...

Misurata forces capture Tagrift camp inside Sirte

  • 8 June 2016 - 13:54
Misurata forces capture Tagrift camp inside Sirte

The Presidential Council’s military operation Albunyan Almarsous forces have taken control of Tagrift military camp entirely, announced the Media Office of the operation. The office added that controlling the camp Wednesday came after liberating Al-Gharibat bridge from ISIS militants in...

The most notorious humans’ smuggler handed over to Italy

  • 8 June 2016 - 13:45
The most notorious humans’ smuggler handed over to Italy

The most notorious humans’ smuggler, Jahdigo Mirid, was handed Wednesday morning to Italian authorities coming onboard a plane that landed in Ciampino Airport. The smuggler Mirid, is considered one of the human-trafficking bosses and is specialized in smuggling illegal immigrants from...

Six killed in clashes between Misurata forces and ISIS militants in Sirte

  • 8 June 2016 - 13:40
Six killed in clashes between Misurata forces and ISIS militants in Sirte

The media office of Misurata central hospital said that they received 6 bodies and almost over 20 injuries from the frontlines in Sirte where the forces of Albunyan Almarsous (Steadfastness) were clashing with ISIS terrorists. Sources from the battlefield told Libyan Express that Misurata...