Libya

EU bans Libyan air ambulance from entering its airspace for treatment of counter-ISIS fighters

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:38
EU bans Libyan air ambulance from entering its airspace for treatment of counter-ISIS fighters

The EU Aviation Authorities issued a ban on Libyan air ambulance disallowing any attempted transfer of wounded fighter to Europe for treatment after a growing number of injuries due to clashes with ISIS in Sirte. The prejudiced decision of the EU left the Libyan fighters stranded while in a...

Presidential Council forms Jufra-Sirte military operations room to fight ISIS

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:26
Presidential Council forms Jufra-Sirte military operations room to fight ISIS

The Head of the Presidential Council of the GNA, Fayez Al-Serraj ordered Friday the formation of a military operations room from Jufra to Sirte under the command of 'Mohamed Ahmad Bhiej, to fight the ISIS militants trapped inside the city of Sirte. The resolution No. (5) of the year 2016 ,...

1 killed and 4 injured in ISIS suicide attacks on Misurata forces in Sirte

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:21
1 killed and 4 injured in ISIS suicide attacks on Misurata forces in Sirte

Misurata hospital announced that it had received one body and four injuries from Misurata forces of Albunyan Almrsous (Steadfastness) operation in Sirte after being hit by ISIS suicide car bombs Sunday morning. Meanwhile, the media office of Albunyan Almarsous said that the first car bomb...

In Pictures: Misurata forces seize pictures of Sirte radio station and electricity headquarters in downtown Sirte

  • 12 June 2016 - 22:20
In Pictures: Misurata forces seize pictures of Sirte radio station and electricity headquarters in downtown Sirte

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Attorney General Office orders an investigation into Al-Rewaimy prison’s murdered inmates

  • 11 June 2016 - 22:35
Attorney General Office orders an investigation into Al-Rewaimy prison’s murdered inmates

The Attorney General Office in Tripoli has ordered the relevant authorities to investigate into the murder of 12 released inmates from Al-Rewaimy prison. The 12 persons were released Thursday at 1:30 pm after found not guilty in Almathaba incident of 2011, however , on Friday the 12 inmates...

Misurata forces control Swawa district in Sirte

  • 11 June 2016 - 17:06
Misurata forces control Swawa district in Sirte

A source from the media office of Albunyan Almrsous military operation announced that the Misurata force and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council took control of Swawa district in Sirte after entering Sirte port Saturday morning. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity,...

US anti-ISIS envoy, McGurk: We’re encouraged by Albunyan Almarsous progress

  • 11 June 2016 - 11:33
US anti-ISIS envoy, McGurk: We’re encouraged by Albunyan Almarsous progress

Barack Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy Brett McGurk said the exceptional growth of the extremist group had stopped and fighter numbers had frozen at around 5,000. “I just don’t want to get ahead of the situation because it remains pretty fluid. But we’re encouraged by the progress they’re...

Misurata forces take hold of Sirte port

  • 11 June 2016 - 11:18
Misurata forces take hold of Sirte port

The Media office of Albunyan Almarsous said Misurata forces and other forces appointed by the Presidential Council to liberate Sirte from ISIS controlled Friday Sirte port, which is considered a strategic and logistic gain in their benefit. In addition, the air force of the Albunyna...

Kobler: I feel sorry for those killed in Derna airstrikes

  • 10 June 2016 - 22:10
Kobler: I feel sorry for those killed in Derna airstrikes

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has condemned the killing of civilians in Derna by air bombing that took place Thursday in which a woman and two children were killed. On Facebook Friday, Kobler said the places crowded with residents must not be targeted, saying targeting civilians...

Misurata forces free civilians from ISIS detention hubs

  • 10 June 2016 - 22:09
Misurata forces free civilians from ISIS detention hubs

The Misurata forces of Albunyan Almarsous military operation freed Thursday a number of civilians who were detained by ISIS in Sirte. The civilians were full of torture marks all over their bodies by ISIS militants in the city. Meanwhile, the Misurata forces are advancing towards the...