Libya

Libyan forces kill an ISIS reconnaissance squad in Sirte’s Neighbourhood 700

  • 29 June 2016 - 14:04
Libyan forces kill an ISIS reconnaissance squad in Sirte’s Neighbourhood 700

A media source told Libyan Express that the Libyan forces appointed under the command of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation of the GNA, have killed a whole reconnaissance squad of the terrorist ISIS group in the Neighbourhood 700 in Sirte. The source, who asked to remain unnamed, said...

Oil Crescent residents condemn Dignity Operation’s airstrike on Ajdabia

  • 29 June 2016 - 13:34
Oil Crescent residents condemn Dignity Operation’s airstrike on Ajdabia

The residents of the Oil Crescent districts have condemned the airstrikes carried out by Dignity Operation (Karama) warplanes, led by Khalifa Haftar, on a number of locations where the Oil Facilities Guard personnel and forces of Ajdabia border were positioned in Al-Ganan town, southern...

Italian Navy salvages a wreck ship that sank off Libyan coast in 2015

  • 29 June 2016 - 12:36
Italian Navy salvages a wreck ship that sank off Libyan coast in 2015

The Italian Navy has recovered a ship that sank off the coast of Libya last year with hundreds of people on board. Up to 700 refugees were believed to be on the vessel when it went down in the first half of 2015 while on its way to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Rescuers recovered some...

Haftar discusses weapons delivery to Libya in Russia

  • 28 June 2016 - 15:54
Haftar discusses weapons delivery to Libya in Russia

The leader of Dignity Opertion, Khalifa Haftar, arrived in Russia on Monday and discussed a number of issues including weapons deliveries with Russia's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the Russian ambassador to Libya told Sputnik Tuesday. "Yes,...

Clinton was planning a visit to Libya when Benghazi attack took place in 2012

  • 28 June 2016 - 13:28
Clinton was planning a visit to Libya when Benghazi attack took place in 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was planning to visit Libya in 2012, but those plans were upended when terrorists attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi on Sept. 11 and 12 of that year, according to newly revealed testimony given to the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which is...

One killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes with ISIS

  • 27 June 2016 - 12:40
One killed, nine wounded from Libyan forces in Sirte clashes with ISIS

The media office of AL-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation, which is appointed by the GNA's Presidential Council to Liberate Sirte from ISIS, announced that its Misurat-led Libyan forces lost one fighter and 9 others were wounded in clashes with ISIS in Sirte downtown Monday morning. The office...

Al-Ghasri says leaks from ISIS group reveal there are ISIS high-profile leaders besieged in Sirte

  • 26 June 2016 - 15:32
Al-Ghasri says leaks from ISIS group reveal there are ISIS high-profile leaders besieged in Sirte

The spokesman of the military operation of the UN-backed Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Al-Bunayn Al-Marsous, Muhammad Al-Ghasri, disclosed that they received leaks from ISIS group that there are high-profile leaders under siege in Sirte. "This explains why the...

200 Dignity Operation fighters killed in 3 days, Tobruk MP says, as Benghazi Shura recaptures western front line

  • 26 June 2016 - 15:12
200 Dignity Operation fighters killed in 3 days, Tobruk MP says, as Benghazi Shura recaptures western front line

The member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Siham Sergaiwa, said the number of killed fighters of Dignity Operation, led by Khalifa Haftar, reached 200 in the last three days due to the clashes in the western front line in Benghazi. A source from Benghazi Shura Council said...

Italian Ambassador in Misurata to transfer Sirte battle’s injuries to Rome

  • 26 June 2016 - 14:02
Italian Ambassador in Misurata to transfer Sirte battle’s injuries to Rome

An Italian airplane carrying the Italian Ambassador arrived Sunday morning in Misurata airport to take the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous injured fighters to the military hospital in Rome, the Misurata Municipal Council announced. “Italy is going to send also a shipment of medicines in the upcoming...

Haftar visits Cairo accompanied by a military delegation

  • 26 June 2016 - 13:32
Haftar visits Cairo accompanied by a military delegation

The leader of the so-called Dignity Operation (Karama), Khalifa Haftar, has arrived in Cairo, Egypt, along with a military delegation on a private jet that took off from Libya’s Tobruk. Media sources said Haftar arrived in Egypt to discuss the latest situations in Libya and he brought with...