Libya

Haftar gives specific time for Al-Barghathi to withdraw from GNA

  • 22 May 2016 - 11:40
Haftar gives specific time for Al-Barghathi to withdraw from GNA

The leader of the so-called Dignity Operation, Khalifa Haftar, has given an ultimatum for the Defense Minister of the Government of National Accord, Al-Mahdi Al-Barghathi to withdraw from the GNA and go back immediately to Benghazi. An official in the General Command of the Tobruk-based HoR...

Ras Ajdair border: still no trade exchange allowed

  • 22 May 2016 - 11:39
Ras Ajdair border: still no trade exchange allowed

The Chief of Ras Ajdair border, Mohammed Jarrafa, confirmed that the border is still shut for trade exchanges and all the goods that pass through the border are personal belongings for the travelers. He stressed that the trade trucks are filled with goods and waiting for permission from both...

Two killed from Misurata forces in an ISIS land mine explosion in Abu Grein

  • 22 May 2016 - 11:37
Two killed from Misurata forces in an ISIS land mine explosion in Abu Grein

The Misurata forces appointed under the command of the GNA's military operation Albunyan Almarsous announced that two fighters were killed and five were injured Saturday by a land mine explosion by ISIS militants in Abu Grein district. Misurata central hospital assured that it received the...

Former Libyan minister killed in clashes with ISIS south of Abu Grain

  • 21 May 2016 - 17:57
Former Libyan minister killed in clashes with ISIS south of Abu Grain

The Haed of the Attorneys Syndicate, Abdul Rahman Keesa, has confirmed on his Facebook page that the former Labour Secretary, Muhammad Swalem, was killed in clashes against ISIS. Keesa explained that Swalem was killed as he was fighting alongside Misurata forces that are appointed under the...

Al-Serraj meets Al-Barghathi in Tripoli

  • 21 May 2016 - 16:38
Al-Serraj meets Al-Barghathi in Tripoli

The Head of the UN-backed Presidential Council and Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, met with the Defense Minister of the GNA, Al-Mahdi AL-Barghathi on Saturday in Tripoli. This meeting is the first of its kind between Al-Serraj and Al-Barghathi in Tripoli...

Reports: US military advisers will be deployed in Libya to help GNA fight ISIS

  • 21 May 2016 - 14:58
Reports: US military advisers will be deployed in Libya to help GNA fight ISIS

The U.S. military’s top general said Thursday that the Libyan government is in a “period of intense dialogue” that could soon lead to an agreement in which U.S. military advisers will be deployed there to assist in the fight against the Islamic State. “There’s a lot of activity...

Kobler: New Libyan Army will include all society components

  • 21 May 2016 - 09:23
Kobler: New Libyan Army will include all society components

In a joint presser with Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli, the Head of the State Supreme Council, Martin Kobler - the UN delegate to Libya - said the new Libyan Army will include all society components. Kobler confirmed Friday that the army will represent all Libyans whether in the west, east, or...

Chief of security preparations of GNA: Our plans for securing embassies are ready

  • 21 May 2016 - 08:36
Chief of security preparations of GNA: Our plans for securing embassies are ready

The Chief of security preparations of the Government of National Accord, Abdelrahman Al-Tweel, said they have ready plans for securing embassies and diplomatic attaches in Tripoli. Al-Tweel told the Italian news agency, Aki, that many countries promised to return their diplomatic attaches to...

US blacklists Libya’s ISIS militants as terrorists posing threats to its security

  • 21 May 2016 - 08:30
US blacklists Libya’s ISIS militants as terrorists posing threats to its security

The US has placed ISIS terrorists on the black list of terror organisations as per its INA law, article 219 of the immigration law. The US State Department explained that this step aims at sanctioning foreigners who are or could be doing terrorist acts that pose threats to the US...

Misurata Central Hospital: We received four bodies Thursday

  • 19 May 2016 - 20:40
Misurata Central Hospital: We received four bodies Thursday

The Misurata Central Hospital stated Thursday that it has received 4 dead bodies for fighters of the Misurata forces from front lines against the extremist groups of ISIS. The hospital said that three of the bodies were killed in the clashes of the last two days, but their bodies have been...