Libya

Sabratha forms a committee to settle the issues of the displaced

  • 2 May 2016 - 17:52
Sabratha forms a committee to settle the issues of the displaced

The Sabratha Military Council has formed a committee tasked to settle the issues faced by the displaced citizens who wish to come back to their houses in the city. The committee will communicate with those who are outside the city and wish to return to their houses, whether they are...

HoR Speaker’s Consultant: A meeting outside Tobruk is highly unlikely

  • 2 May 2016 - 14:20
HoR Speaker’s Consultant: A meeting outside Tobruk is highly unlikely

The media consultants of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives’ Speaker, Aqilah Saleh, Fathi Al-Maryami said it is unlikely that there would be a meeting in Ghadames because the pro-GNA members are on the decrees and some of them have announced their withdrawal, such Ibrahim...

ISIS blocks main road at Sirte entrance

  • 2 May 2016 - 12:34
ISIS blocks main road at Sirte entrance

ISIS militants have blocked the main road at the entrance of Sirte city by sand barriers at the eastern entry of the city fearing an upcoming battle to free the city. On Sunday, a security source stated that ISIS militants with foreign mine experts planted land mines in Harawa and AL-Teseen...

Derna Shura Council calls for sweeping war rubble from the city

  • 2 May 2016 - 10:08
Derna Shura Council calls for sweeping war rubble from the city

The Derna Shura Council issued a statement Sunday calling on all residents to participate in a campaign to wipe the dirt and rubble caused by war against ISIS from the whole city and its suburbs. This call comes weeks after the city rid itself from the terrorist ISIS militants and made them...

British Special Forces ambushed by ISIS in Libya

  • 2 May 2016 - 07:49
British Special Forces ambushed by ISIS in Libya

Reports by an Israeli website has disclosed that British Special Forces troops have been ambushed in Libya by ISIS militants. Last Wednesday, April 27, The assault on the British Special Forces killed or wounded Italian troops traveling in a convoy with the Special Boat Service (SBS)...

Al-Khumus military council pledges abidance to Presidential Council as Chief Commander

  • 1 May 2016 - 20:32
Al-Khumus military council pledges abidance to Presidential Council as Chief Commander

The military council of Al-Khumus city has issued a statement saying it abides by the statement of the UN-backed Presidential Council about being the Chief Commander responsible for forming a joint military force to eradicate ISIS from Sirte. Al-Khumus military council said all armed...

Illegal immigrants busted in Al-Jufra city

  • 1 May 2016 - 17:28
Illegal immigrants busted in Al-Jufra city

The Illegal Immigration Interception Authority personnel in Al-Jufra city arrested Saturday a number of illegal immigrants. The spokesman of the Al-Jufra Illegal Immigration Interception Authority, Muhammad Al-Shreef, said the immigrants were from Chad and Guinea - 3 men, one woman and one...

HoR member, Al-Abbar: statement of political dialogue members “shaky”

  • 1 May 2016 - 16:21
HoR member, Al-Abbar: statement of political dialogue members “shaky”

The member of the Tibruk-based House of Representatives, Ahmed Al-Abbari said the statement of the political dialogue team issued on April 28 in Tunisia shows how hesitant and wishy-washy they were. Al-Abbari added that their statement stopped the dialogue members of their last credibility...

Libyan workers celebrate Labour Day

  • 1 May 2016 - 13:28
Libyan workers celebrate Labour Day

Libya is celebrating today the annual vacation of Labour Day Sunday on May 1st. This day is a recognised holiday in Libya in which all sectors go on vacation to celebrate the day with their families and friends. Others celebrate by making some outdoor events where they organise sports...

Al-Saeqa forces lost 77 fighters over the last four months

  • 1 May 2016 - 12:11
Al-Saeqa forces lost 77 fighters over the last four months

The special forces, Al-Saeqa, announced that they lost 25 fighters in Benghazi clashes in April only to make the total of fighters killed from Al-Saeqa over the last four months 77. Spokesman of the special forces, Miloud Al-Zway, said that the special forces had 93 injured fighters in one...