Libya

Haftar’s warplanes conduct airstrikes on Tagreft airbase, in Hun, Jufra city

  • 4 January 2017 - 14:52
Haftar’s warplanes conduct airstrikes on Tagreft airbase, in Hun, Jufra city

The warplanes of Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity have bombarded the Tagreft airbase in Hun, Jufra city, where Misurata-led brigades of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous forces, who freed Sirte from IS terrorists, are located. According to media outlets, the bombing targeted the airbase this morning,...

Misurata declares mobilization of fighters to thwart Haftar’s advances on its locations

  • 4 January 2017 - 14:33
Misurata declares mobilization of fighters to thwart Haftar’s advances on its locations

The Misurata Municipality, Misurata Military Council, Misurata Notables Council and the Emergency Air Force Operations Room condemned in a presser on Tuesday the bombing on Jufra airbase by a Khalifa Haftar's warplane. "We consider Operation Dignity's targeting of the Jufra base that led to...

UN denounces clashes led by Haftar for airbases in Libya’s south

  • 4 January 2017 - 14:09
UN denounces clashes led by Haftar for airbases in Libya’s south

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler has expressed deep concern about the ongoing clashes in the southern Libyan region. On Twitter, Kobler said Tuesday that all of the parties fighting in the south must control their actions and solve their issues via dialogue and reconciliation, which...

Haftar says Russia is working on lifting UN weapons embargo against Libya

  • 4 January 2017 - 13:42
Haftar says Russia is working on lifting UN weapons embargo against Libya

The head of the Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar has claimed that Russia is going to seek to end an arms embargo against Libya and could supply weapons to his Operation Dignity, which supports a rival administration to the UN-backed unity government based in the east - the House of...

WHO provides life-saving drugs for HIV patients in Libya

  • 4 January 2017 - 13:38
WHO provides life-saving drugs for HIV patients in Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing much-needed anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to patients living with HIV in Libya, following the country’s collapse in medical services and inability to provide life-saving drugs. After the start of the country’s civil war in 2011, rates...

Turmoil on Tunisian-Libyan border of Ras Ajdair

  • 3 January 2017 - 21:29
Turmoil on Tunisian-Libyan border of Ras Ajdair

The Libyan authorities responsible for the crossing border of Ras Ajdair between Libya and Tunisia said Monday that the crossing checkpoint is open for both countries' citizens, however, the residents of Ben Guredane in Tunisia are blocking the road and preventing travelers to go through from...

Haftar’s forces bomb Jufra airbase leading to passengers plane crash, one person killed

  • 3 January 2017 - 21:13
Haftar’s forces bomb Jufra airbase leading to passengers plane crash, one person killed

The warplanes of the air force of the eastern commander of the Operation Dignity, Khalifa Haftar, carried an airstrike on Jufra airbase in central Libya on Tuesday afternoon. The airstrike of Haftar's air force made a passengers plane that was trying to take off at the moment of bombardment...

Deputy Head of Presidential Council resigns, says PC incapable of leading the country

  • 2 January 2017 - 19:48
Deputy Head of Presidential Council resigns, says PC incapable of leading the country

The member of the Presidential Council, who is also the Deputy Head of it, Mousa Al-Koni, has resigned from his post earlier today. On Monday in a presser, Al-Koni announced his resignation and attributed it to the fragile policies and weak working efforts of the Presidential Council toward...

Clashes in south Libya intensify between pro-Haftar forces and Third Force

  • 2 January 2017 - 13:02
Clashes in south Libya intensify between pro-Haftar forces and Third Force

Fighting has toughened in the surrounding areas of Gweret Al-Mal in northern Sabha in Libya's south between the Third Force, which is tasked to secure the south by the Government of National Accord,  and Brigade 12 Infantry led by Mohammed Ben Nayel. Ben Nayel is leading this war under the...

No Libyan nationals among Istanbul shooting victims, Libya’s Ambassador to Turkey confirms

  • 2 January 2017 - 11:30
No Libyan nationals among Istanbul shooting victims, Libya’s Ambassador to Turkey confirms

The Libyan Ambassador to Turkey said Turkish authorities had confirmed to the embassy that there were no Libyan victims among the Istanbul nightclub shooting victims. Foreigners including many nationals of Arab countries were among the dead in the New Year's Eve shooting rampage at an...