Libya

Libyan forces battle ISIS inside Ouagadougou after controlling Neighbourhood 700

  • 1 July 2016 - 14:16
Libyan forces battle ISIS inside Ouagadougou after controlling Neighbourhood 700

The Libyan forces led by Misurara brigades appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous have taken hold of Neighbourhood 700 and are now clashing with ISIS militants inside Ouagadougou halls compound. Sources from the Misurata forces told Libyan Express that ISIS terrorists are...

British Ambassador meets GNA’s Defense Minister

  • 30 June 2016 - 13:35
British Ambassador meets GNA’s Defense Minister

The British Ambassador to Libyan, Peter Millett, visited Tripoli on Wednesday and met with the Defense Minister of the Government of National Accord, Mihdi Al-Barghathi. On Twitter, Millett said he was pleased to discuss with Al-Barghathi the mutual interests between the UK and Libya and the...

Ben Gardane locals block roads to force Libyans back to Ras Ajdair border

  • 30 June 2016 - 13:12
Ben Gardane locals block roads to force Libyans back to Ras Ajdair border

A number of residents in the Tunisian district of Ben Gardane near the Libyan border Ras Ajdair have blocked the road that connects their district with the Libyan border. Eyewitnesses said the residents set fire to tyres and then started tossing stones at the Libyan cars, including...

Italian Coast Guard: 10 migrants drowned as dinghy capsizes off Libyan coast

  • 30 June 2016 - 11:39
Italian Coast Guard: 10 migrants drowned as dinghy capsizes off Libyan coast

Around 10 people have drowned and more than 100 others have been rescued when an inflatable boat carrying immigrants capsized 32km (20 miles) off Libya's coast. The Italian Coast Guard announced Thursday that the 10 migrants who died were all women. More than 64,000 migrants and refugees have...

Libyan Navy forces intercept an illicit oil vessel loaded with 5227 tons of diesel fuel

  • 29 June 2016 - 22:15
Libyan Navy forces intercept an illicit oil vessel loaded with 5227 tons of diesel fuel

The Libyan Navy forces said they intercepted an illicit oil vessel loaded with 5227 tons of diesel fuel 11 miles off Abu Kamash district. The spokesman of the Navy Force, Ayoub Qasim, said the vessel, named Temeteron, was taken to Tripoli port Wednesday with 5227 tons of diesel fuel...

Security situation prevents Russian companies from resuming work in Libya, Russian Ambassador said

  • 29 June 2016 - 18:00
Security situation prevents Russian companies from resuming work in Libya, Russian Ambassador said

The security situation in Libya prevents Russian companies from resuming their work in the Libyan country, Russia's Ambassador to Libya Ivan Molotkov told Sputnik. "Unfortunately, the security situation does not allow our economic operators to resume their work. Businessmen are so far traveling...

Three of the Libyan forces killed and 20 injured in Sirte Clashes

  • 29 June 2016 - 16:35
Three of the Libyan forces killed and 20 injured in Sirte Clashes

The media office of Misurata Central Hospital has announced that it received Wednesday three fighters from AL-Bunyan AL-Marsous forces, led by Misurata brigades appointed by the UN-backed GNA, killed in clashes with ISIS in Al-Suwawa frontline in Sirte. The hospital said also that it had...

Libyans commemorate the 20th anniversary of Abu Saleem Prison Massacre

  • 29 June 2016 - 14:09
Libyans commemorate the 20th anniversary of Abu Saleem Prison Massacre

The twentieth anniversary of the Abu Saleem Prison Massacre is to be commemorated by Libyans on Wednesday, when the people will remember the killing of more than 1250 prisoners by Muamar Gaddafi’s brigades. The massacre took place back in 1996 when the Gaddafi brigades stormed Abu Saleem...

Libyan forces kill an ISIS reconnaissance squad in Sirte’s Neighbourhood 700

  • 29 June 2016 - 14:04
Libyan forces kill an ISIS reconnaissance squad in Sirte’s Neighbourhood 700

A media source told Libyan Express that the Libyan forces appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation of the GNA, have killed a whole reconnaissance squad of the terrorist ISIS group in the Neighbourhood 700 in Sirte. The source, who asked to remain unnamed, said...

Oil Crescent residents condemn Dignity Operation’s airstrike on Ajdabia

  • 29 June 2016 - 13:34
Oil Crescent residents condemn Dignity Operation’s airstrike on Ajdabia

The residents of the Oil Crescent districts have condemned the airstrikes carried out by Dignity Operation (Karama) warplanes, led by Khalifa Haftar, on a number of locations where the Oil Facilities Guard personnel and forces of Ajdabia border were positioned in Al-Ganan town, southern...