Libya

Kobler condemns the shelling on Benghazi’s Al-Keesh demonstration

  • 8 May 2016 - 09:12
Kobler condemns the shelling on Benghazi’s Al-Keesh demonstration

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has condemned the shelling of the demonstration that went out on Friday in Al-Keesh in Benghazi and left 4 dead, among them a child and a woman, and others wounded. Kobler stressed, on the UNSMIL website, that those who perpetrated this crime must be...

Salvation Government announces Operations room to free Sirte

  • 8 May 2016 - 08:51
Salvation Government announces Operations room to free Sirte

In a similar step to that of the UN-backed Presidential Council, the Salvation Government has announced that it formed a Joint Operations Room tasked to free Sirte from ISIS. In a statement Sunday morning, the Salvation Government explained that Colonel Muhammad Al-Zegel will be the chief of...

Al-Serraj meets Al-Sisi in Cairo

  • 7 May 2016 - 20:36
Al-Serraj meets Al-Sisi in Cairo

The Head of the Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, met earlier on Saturday the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in a formal visit to Cairo. Al-Serraj was accompanied by his deputies, Ahmad Mitig,Mousa Al-Kouni, and Fathi...

4 killed in Benghazi demonstration Friday, Al-Hassadi denounces

  • 7 May 2016 - 19:22
4 killed in Benghazi demonstration Friday, Al-Hassadi denounces

On Friday, a demonstration in Al-Keesh Square in Benghazi was shelled with bombs and killed four people and injured others. The member of the State Supreme Council, Mansour Al-Hassadi denounced the terrifying and killing of innocent demonstrators, calling the shelling a "criminal and...

Central Region Joint Operations Room announces all-out war on ISIS in Sirte

  • 7 May 2016 - 18:53
Central Region Joint Operations Room announces all-out war on ISIS in Sirte

The spokesman of the Joint Operations Room (JOR) of the Central Region, Muhammad Al-Ghersy, said in a presser earlier on Saturday that upon the orders of the Commander in Chief of the Libyan Army, the JOR has begun preparing for defending Libya agianst the renegades (takfeeris)-the ISIS...

Two killed by an ISIS landmine in Al-Siddada checkpoint, Al-Sweihli visits the Joint Operations Room in Misurata

  • 7 May 2016 - 18:33
Two killed by an ISIS landmine in Al-Siddada checkpoint, Al-Sweihli visits the Joint Operations Room in Misurata

The Central Shield Forces and Misurata revolutionaries' brigades have continued to clash with ISIS militants near Sirte in Al-Siddada checkpoint and Abu Grein district. Sources from Misurata hospital reported two dead bodies of the brigades saying they were blown up by an ISIS landmine in...

Heavy claches continue in Zallah and Abu Grein between Misurata brigades and ISIS

  • 6 May 2016 - 17:42
Heavy claches continue in Zallah and Abu Grein between Misurata brigades and ISIS

The Misurata Central Shield Force and other revolutionary brigades are still clashing with ISIS militants near Sirte in Abu Grein and around Zallah district, where ISIS carried a suicide attack killing more than 7 and injuring dozens of the brigades forces. The head of media office of...

Italian Defense Minister: We will provide GNA with what demands it needs

  • 5 May 2016 - 20:02
Italian Defense Minister: We will provide GNA with what demands it needs

The Italian Defense Minister, Roberta Pinotti, confirmed that her country will never think twice when it comes to granting the UN-backed GNA its demands. In a press interview with the American Washington Post newspaper Thursday, Pinotti indicated that the first step for achieving stability...

Kobler meets Bogdanov in Moscow, they stress need for speeding up GNA’s support for a “united Libya”

  • 5 May 2016 - 18:52
Kobler meets Bogdanov in Moscow, they stress need for speeding up GNA’s support for a “united Libya”

Russia has announced that it calls on the political forces in Libya to organize their work of the national bodies of power, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday after a meeting of the Russian president's special envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail...

Presidential Council and Holland’s FM discuss recovering Libya’s frozen assets

  • 5 May 2016 - 17:38
Presidential Council and Holland’s FM discuss recovering Libya’s frozen assets

Member of Presidential Council, Muhammed Al-Emmari said there was a discussion Thursday with the Foreign Secretary of the Netherlands, Bert Koenders, the possibility of recovering the Libyan frozen assets outside Libya. Al-Emmari, in a joint press conference with Bert Koenders, said this...