Libya

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...

Second Exam for students who flunked over three subjects, Presidential Council says

  • 19 June 2016 - 21:24
Second Exam for students who flunked over three subjects, Presidential Council says

The Presidential Council decided Saturday to allow the students who flunked over three subjects in all school levels to sit for the second exam. The decision includes the students of this year's school season 2015 -...

Al-Barghathi: Ajdabia Liberation Room and Benghazi Defense Brigades are “terrorist groups”

  • 19 June 2016 - 16:45
Al-Barghathi: Ajdabia Liberation Room and Benghazi Defense Brigades are “terrorist groups”

The Defense Minister of the Government of National Accord, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, said the Ajdabia Liberation Room and Benghazi Defense Brigades are terrorist groups, condemning what he described “the attack” on Ajdabia city Saturday. In a televised interview, Al-Barghathi said any forces...

Misurata hospital: 3 bodies and 11 injuries arrived Sunday dawn

  • 19 June 2016 - 14:19
Misurata hospital: 3 bodies and 11 injuries arrived Sunday dawn

The media office of Misurata hospital said the hospital received Sunday dawn three killed fighters and 11 wounded ones from Albunyan Almarsous operation led by Misurata forces and other forces appointed by the GNA’s Presidential Council. The killed and injured forces were victims of...

HoR Speaker declares mobilization of forces

  • 19 June 2016 - 14:15
HoR Speaker declares mobilization of forces

The Tobruk-based House of Representatives’ Speaker, Aqilah Saleh, declared Sunday mobilization of forces in the country to fight back the offensive coming through from Ajdabia and conjoined between Ajdabia liberation forces and Benghazi Defense Brigades. Al-Bayda-based Libyan News Agency...

Amnesty International warns of migrants abuse in Libya as migrants numbers hit a record high

  • 19 June 2016 - 14:10
Amnesty International warns of migrants abuse in Libya as migrants numbers hit a record high

The number of migrants arriving in Italy from North Africa more than doubled from April to May, according to the latest figures from the European Union. Some 19,000 migrants arrived in Italy last month. More than 13,000 people were rescued in the central Mediterranean region in a single week...

Benghazi Defense Brigades and Ajdabia liberation operation room seize Industrial River district

  • 18 June 2016 - 22:21
Benghazi Defense Brigades and Ajdabia liberation operation room seize Industrial River district

The forces of the Benghazi Defense Brigades have taken hold of the Industrial River district in Ajdabia in cooperation with Ajdabia liberation operation room. A well-informed source disclosed Saturday that clashes between Dignity Operation (Karama) and Benghazi Defense Brigades in the...

Al-Ghasri denounces the negligence of the international community towards Misurata injured forces

  • 18 June 2016 - 22:19
Al-Ghasri denounces the negligence of the international community towards Misurata injured forces

The spokesman of Albunyan Almarsous Muhammad Al-Ghasri said he feels sorry for the negligence of the international community towards the injured forces fighting ISIS in Sirte pointing out that the Government of National Accord is doing its best to provide decent treatment for the...

Mitig decries reparative bombing on Derna

  • 18 June 2016 - 22:17
Mitig decries reparative bombing on Derna

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Presidential Council, Ahmed Mitig said the repetitive airstrikes on Derna have become an issue so difficult to get past or be silent about. Mitig added on Facebook Friday that there can never be any justification for bombing the innocent civilians the way...

Renzi: NATO intervention in Libya was wrong

  • 18 June 2016 - 15:33
Renzi: NATO intervention in Libya was wrong

The Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, said the military action of NATO in Libya that toppled down the former Libyan regime was misjudged and wrong. In a presser Friday, Renzi said the NATO's intervention in Libya was a wrong decision, pointing out that he now hails the Russian ongoing...