Libya

Tobruk-based HoR’s Chief of Staff threatens to target oil tankers in Libyan waters

  • 26 July 2016 - 15:35
Tobruk-based HoR’s Chief of Staff threatens to target oil tankers in Libyan waters

Dignity Operation affiliate and Al-Thinni government’s chief of staff, Brigadier General Abdel-Razek al-Nadhouri, threatened Tuesday to target foreign oil tankers if they entered territorial waters, after a controversial deal was reached between the United Nations envoy and the commander in...

Dignity Operation’s warplanes backed by foreign drones strike Benghazi Shura Council fighters

  • 26 July 2016 - 15:26
Dignity Operation’s warplanes backed by foreign drones strike Benghazi Shura Council fighters

Media outlets and social media sources reported Tuesday afternoon that foreign drones along with Dignity Operation’s (Karama) warplanes carried out a number of airstrikes on the areas where the Benghazi Shura Council is in control. Many air raids were conducted on the areas where the...

ICC accepts lawsuit filed against Ibrahim Jodran by LAPAC

  • 26 July 2016 - 11:01
ICC accepts lawsuit filed against Ibrahim Jodran by LAPAC

The Attorney General of the International Criminal Court has told the Libyan American Public Affairs Center that it accepted the lawsuit filed against Ibrahim and Khalid Jodran, Hajer Al-Gayed, and Aydah Al-Twati. "The lawsuit is now being studied so later it can be either endorsed for an...

UN said 279.000 children deprived from attending schools in Libya

  • 26 July 2016 - 09:36
UN said 279.000 children deprived from attending schools in Libya

The United Nations warned on Monday that the Libya conflict was preventing 279.000 children from attending school across the war-torn country. "Recently released data from Libya's Ministry of Education paints an alarming picture of education access," the UN's Office for the Coordination of...

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,...