Libya

Four children killed when fuel tank truck caught fire in Misurata

  • 22 December 2016 - 17:54
Four children killed when fuel tank truck caught fire in Misurata

Fiver persons, a driver of a school bus and four schoolchildren, were killed in a Misurata petroleum station when a fuel tank truck caught fire on Thursday afternoon. The school bus was full of children coming back from school and ready for the weekend, when the driver stopped to fill the bus...

Libyan air force jet crashes in Tarhouna city, pilots killed

  • 22 December 2016 - 17:52
Libyan air force jet crashes in Tarhouna city, pilots killed

A military warplane (MIG-23) of the Government of National Accord's air force crashed in Tarhouna on Thursda. The two pilots onboard the aircraft were killed in the crash, according to GNA sources. They sources said the warplane took off from Tripoli on a reconnaissance...

Algeria tells Haftar to take off military attire in his recent visit

  • 21 December 2016 - 22:56
Algeria tells Haftar to take off military attire in his recent visit

Algeria has reportedly rejected to receive the Libyan Operation Dignity leader, Khalifa Haftar, in his military attire when he recently visited the country, which is seen as an implied signal that the Algerian government does not recognise Haftar as a military leader in Libya, According to a...

Two bombs blast in Benghazi Medical Centre, no casualties reported

  • 21 December 2016 - 19:25
Two bombs blast in Benghazi Medical Centre, no casualties reported

Twp explosive devices exploded Wednesday afternoon inside the Benghazi Medical Centre (BMC) on Wednesday and left huge material damage no human loss. The explosions took place on the first floor and the emergency floor at the BMC, according to eastern Libyan News Agency. No more details...

Air raid on Ganfudah, Benghazi kills a husband and a wife

  • 21 December 2016 - 17:01
Air raid on Ganfudah, Benghazi kills a husband and a wife

Media sources reported Wednesday that an airstrike was conducted by Khalifa Haftar's Operation Dignity warplanes on Ganfudah, Benghazi, killing a man and his wife after targeting their house. This new air attack comes as part of the ferocious war that has been waged by Haftar's forces and...

Explosions rock Benghazi Medical Centre

  • 21 December 2016 - 15:06
Explosions rock Benghazi Medical Centre

Two explosive devices explode in Benghazi, near the city's medical...

US AFRICOM ends military operation against IS radicals in Libya

  • 21 December 2016 - 14:23
US AFRICOM ends military operation against IS radicals in Libya

DW - The US military has formally ended operations to drive the so-called "Islamic State" from its former stronghold in Libya, US military's Africa Command said in a statement on Tuesday. The United States on August 1 launched Operation Odyssey Lightning to help government-aligned forces...

140 Nigerian immigrants deported home from Libya

  • 21 December 2016 - 14:10
140 Nigerian immigrants deported home from Libya

Some 140 Nigerians stranded in Libya on Tuesday arrived the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos, aboard a Libyan Airlines plane. The returnees are among those who voluntarily agreed to return to Nigeria from the North African country. They are 74 adult females, 52 adult males, one...

African Union sends reconciliation commission of African presidents to Libya

  • 20 December 2016 - 21:38
African Union sends reconciliation commission of African presidents to Libya

The African Union's justice of the peace, Ismaeil Sharki, said a high commission of different countries' presidents will soon visit Tripoli and Tobruk in Libya to discuss reconciliation. The Algerian News Agency reported Tuesday Sharki as saying that the date of the visit will be...

Al-Aswad calls on “CBL” not to use Libya’s assets frozen abroad

  • 20 December 2016 - 16:45
Al-Aswad calls on “CBL” not to use Libya’s assets frozen abroad

Omar Al-Aswad, one of the two boycotting members of the Presidency Council (PC), sent a letter to international and local entities which stated that all decisions issued by the Presidency Council are considered null and void and without any effect until its endorsement by the Tobruk-based House of...