Libya

Libyan forces seize a group of vital areas in Sirte city center

  • 21 June 2016 - 21:58
Libyan forces seize a group of vital areas in Sirte city center

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation has announced that the Misurata-led forces appointed to free Sirte from ISIS militants have seized a group of vital areas in the city center of Sirte. The media office said the forces seized Al-Baher neighborhood, the official Sirte Radio...

Riots furnish Garabulli streets over misconduct of the militias in their district

  • 21 June 2016 - 17:29
Riots furnish Garabulli streets over misconduct of the militias in their district

The residents of Garabulli, a suburb district in Tripoli, blocked the streets, roads and the main coast road on Tuesday controlling all the military positions and kicking out all the militias that were positioned inside the district. This act came by the Garabulli local residents in a...

Libyan forces advance in all front lines to pin ISIS down in Sirte city center

  • 21 June 2016 - 15:27
Libyan forces advance in all front lines to pin ISIS down in Sirte city center

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation, which is formed by the Government of National Accord and led by Misurata forces, announced the forces had carried out an offensive on ISIS militants from all front lines. The offices added that the forces were backed up by heavy...

Misurata Hospital: 16 injured fighters from the Libyan forces fighting ISIS in Sirte arrived today

  • 21 June 2016 - 14:16
Misurata Hospital: 16 injured fighters from the Libyan forces fighting ISIS in Sirte arrived today

The accidents and emergency department at Misurata Hospital received Tuesday 16 injured fighters from the Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation, which is led by Misurata forces, due to clashes with ISIS militants in the areas where are holed up within Sirte city. The media...

Libyan Air force of GNA tells civilians to evacuate Sirte

  • 21 June 2016 - 14:13
Libyan Air force of GNA tells civilians to evacuate Sirte

The Libyan Air Force tossed down papers featuring a call on Sirte civilian residents to evacuate the city and stay away from the clashes zones. The Libyan Air Force, which is part of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation appointed by the GNA to free Sirte from ISIS, wrote on the papers it...

Salim Alaradi returns to Canada after two years of detention in the UAE

  • 21 June 2016 - 13:20
Salim Alaradi returns to Canada after two years of detention in the UAE

"Ladies and gentleman, I'm overwhelmed to be home after the last two years," Salim Alaradi, the Libyan businessman who was detained in the UAE for two years, told a news conference at Toronto Pearson International Airport upon Hus arrival on Monday evening. The Libyan-Canadian businessman...

EU extends maritime operation Sophia

  • 21 June 2016 - 13:15
EU extends maritime operation Sophia

The European Union has agreed unanimously to extend its maritime operation in the Mediterranean (Sophia), as per the UN Security Council resolution, which was taken days ago. The extension decision came on Tuesday and the EU said it was because Sophia will fight human smuggling and will...

US envoy to Libya says current situation in Ajdabia necessitates a unified military institution

  • 21 June 2016 - 13:12
US envoy to Libya says current situation in Ajdabia necessitates a unified military institution

The US envoy to Libya, Jonathan Winer, has said that the current situation in Ajdabia necessitates a unified military and security institution in Libya. On Twitter Tuesday, Winer welcomed the agreement made by the EU saying it us so significant that it would boost abilities to fight human...

Misurata forces bomb ISIS in Sirte twice on Sunday

  • 20 June 2016 - 15:31
Misurata forces bomb ISIS in Sirte twice on Sunday

The media office of Albunyan ALmarsous military operation led by Misurata forces and other forces appointed by the GNA’s Presidential Council said their warplanes carried out two airstrikes on ISIS inside Sirte on Sunday. On Facebook, the media office indicated that the first airstrike hit...

Four Dignity Operation fighters killed in Ajdabia clashes

  • 19 June 2016 - 21:26
Four Dignity Operation fighters killed in Ajdabia clashes

Four fighters from Dignity Operation (Karama) forces were killed and 10 were injured in clashes with Ajdabia Liberation Room and Benghazi Defense Brigades Saturday. A source from the Dignity Operation reported that the fighters were from Brigade 101 Infantry, which earlier seized the...