Libya

Libyan forces reveal IS marriage contracts where militants give weapons as dowry

  • 21 September 2016 - 12:06
Libyan forces reveal IS marriage contracts where militants give weapons as dowry

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous laid hands on marriage contracts of IS militants signed and stamped by the IS judge of civil registry in Sirte. The marriage contracts reveal that some IS terrorists married women from different African and Arab Maghreb nationalities. What is...

HoR Speaker slams at Martin Kobler, urges UN to replace him

  • 21 September 2016 - 09:20
HoR Speaker slams at Martin Kobler, urges UN to replace him

UN Special Envoy for Libya Martin Kobler is unable to do good for Libya and should be replaced if he does not change his approach, Aqilah Saleh,the Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, told Sputnik on Tuesday. Saleh added that the House of Representatives is drafting a...

Dignity Operation helicopter crashes, five top officials killed

  • 21 September 2016 - 01:05
Dignity Operation helicopter crashes, five top officials killed

Local sources from Tobruk said five officials from Khalifa Haftar-led Dignity Operation were killed when a helicopter crashed near the city on Tuesday dawn, adding that two survived the deadly accident. The sources added that the killed officials were the Director of Dignity Operation...

Unknown airstrikes target IS convoy near Soukna town, civilians killed

  • 21 September 2016 - 01:03
Unknown airstrikes target IS convoy near Soukna town, civilians killed

At least eight civilians including women and children were killed in an air strike near an oasis town in central Libya on Tuesday, a hospital doctor and an eyewitness said. The identity of the war planes that carried out the strike near Houn, could not be confirmed. Armed groups loyal to...

Oil vessel returns to load crude oil from Ras Lanuf after clashes halted

  • 20 September 2016 - 11:25
Oil vessel returns to load crude oil from Ras Lanuf after clashes halted

A tanker returned to Libya’s third-biggest oil port to load a cargo a day after clashes between rival armed forces forced it to sail away to safety, in what would be the first overseas crude shipment from the terminal of Ras Lanuf since 2014. The vessel Seadelta was to resume loading...

Two Italians, Canadian kidnapped in Ghat

  • 20 September 2016 - 11:20
Two Italians, Canadian kidnapped in Ghat

An unidentified group abducted Monday three foreigners from Ghat International Airport in southern Libya and had taken them to an unknown place. The spokesman of Ghat Municipality, Hassan Othman, said the two Italian nationals were working for Italian Kancos company that is doing msintenence...

Jonathan Winer calls for immediate ceasefire in oil crescent region

  • 19 September 2016 - 16:55
Jonathan Winer calls for immediate ceasefire in oil crescent region

The US delegate to Libya, Jonathan Winer, has called for immediate ceasefire in the oil crescent region calling on the forces in control of the terminals to withdraw, without naming what forces are those. On Twitter Monday, Winer said he supports dialogue and ceasefire, saying fight can...

Haftar tells off Kobler for “meddling” in Libya’s affairs

  • 19 September 2016 - 15:35
Haftar tells off Kobler for “meddling” in Libya’s affairs

Dignity Operation leader, Khalifa Haftar, has criticized the U.N. delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, saying the top diplomat is "meddling" in Libyan affairs. The rebuke came in an interview with Egypt's state-run daily Al-Ahram, Published Monday. Khalifa Haftar says "Kobler is meddling in...

Ibrahim Jodran injured in Sunday clashes for oil terminals, Dignity Operation spokesman revealed

  • 19 September 2016 - 10:31
Ibrahim Jodran injured in Sunday clashes for oil terminals, Dignity Operation spokesman revealed

The Spokesman of the Dignity Operation forces led by Khalifa Haftar, Ahmed Al-Mismari, unveiled Sunday that Ibrahim Jodran, the chief of the Petroleum Facilities Guard, was injured in Ras Lanuf clashes. Al-Mismari said, in a presser, that their forces confiscated Jodran's car in which they found...

Al-Barghathi: Possibility is high that Egyptian and UAE warplanes targeted PFG forces in Ras Lanuf

  • 19 September 2016 - 10:13
Al-Barghathi: Possibility is high that Egyptian and UAE warplanes targeted PFG forces in Ras Lanuf

The Defense Minister of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, told the press that there is a very high possibility that Egyptian and Emirati warplanes bombed the forces of the Petroleum Facilities Guard to thwart their attack on Dignity Operation forces in Ras Lanuf on...