Libya

Obama’s nominee for Africa Command: It would be wise to bomb Libya’s ISIS

  • 22 June 2016 - 13:55
Obama’s nominee for Africa Command: It would be wise to bomb Libya’s ISIS

The President’s nominee to lead the Africa Command said Tuesday that the U.S. lacks an “overall grand strategy” in Libya, where a small number of troops are assisting allied governmental forces in the fight against ISIS. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Lt. Gen....

Dignity Operation Spokesman: Oil Facilities Guard forces are terrorist and illegitimate forces

  • 22 June 2016 - 13:50
Dignity Operation Spokesman: Oil Facilities Guard forces are terrorist and illegitimate forces

The Oil Facilities Guard forces, led by Ibrahim Jodran and positioned in the oil crescent region, are terrorist militias and outlaws, said the spokesman of Khalifa Haftar-led Dignity Operation forces, Ahmed Al-Mesmari. Briefing news feed websites, Al-Mesmari vowed that his forces will open...

Ammo depot blast kills at least 25 in Garabulli

  • 22 June 2016 - 00:30
Ammo depot blast kills at least 25 in Garabulli

At least 25 civilians have been killed in an explosion at an ammunition store in Garabulli, officials have said. The blast took place in Garabulli (50km east of Tripoli) after clashes between the residents and the forces positioned in the district. The store was under control of an...

48 fighters from Libyan forces killed in clashes with ISIS in Sirte

  • 21 June 2016 - 22:04
48 fighters from Libyan forces killed in clashes with ISIS in Sirte

The accidents and emergency department in Misurata Central Hospital disclosed that it had received 48 killed fighters from the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation, which is led by Misurata forces under the command of the UN-backed due to clashes with ISIS Tuesday. It added the there were also 27...

Libyan forces seize a group of vital areas in Sirte city center

  • 21 June 2016 - 21:58
Libyan forces seize a group of vital areas in Sirte city center

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation has announced that the Misurata-led forces appointed to free Sirte from ISIS militants have seized a group of vital areas in the city center of Sirte. The media office said the forces seized Al-Baher neighborhood, the official Sirte Radio...

Riots furnish Garabulli streets over misconduct of the militias in their district

  • 21 June 2016 - 17:29
Riots furnish Garabulli streets over misconduct of the militias in their district

The residents of Garabulli, a suburb district in Tripoli, blocked the streets, roads and the main coast road on Tuesday controlling all the military positions and kicking out all the militias that were positioned inside the district. This act came by the Garabulli local residents in a...

Libyan forces advance in all front lines to pin ISIS down in Sirte city center

  • 21 June 2016 - 15:27
Libyan forces advance in all front lines to pin ISIS down in Sirte city center

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation, which is formed by the Government of National Accord and led by Misurata forces, announced the forces had carried out an offensive on ISIS militants from all front lines. The offices added that the forces were backed up by heavy...

Misurata Hospital: 16 injured fighters from the Libyan forces fighting ISIS in Sirte arrived today

  • 21 June 2016 - 14:16
Misurata Hospital: 16 injured fighters from the Libyan forces fighting ISIS in Sirte arrived today

The accidents and emergency department at Misurata Hospital received Tuesday 16 injured fighters from the Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation, which is led by Misurata forces, due to clashes with ISIS militants in the areas where are holed up within Sirte city. The media...

Libyan Air force of GNA tells civilians to evacuate Sirte

  • 21 June 2016 - 14:13
Libyan Air force of GNA tells civilians to evacuate Sirte

The Libyan Air Force tossed down papers featuring a call on Sirte civilian residents to evacuate the city and stay away from the clashes zones. The Libyan Air Force, which is part of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous military operation appointed by the GNA to free Sirte from ISIS, wrote on the papers it...

Salim Alaradi returns to Canada after two years of detention in the UAE

  • 21 June 2016 - 13:20
Salim Alaradi returns to Canada after two years of detention in the UAE

"Ladies and gentleman, I'm overwhelmed to be home after the last two years," Salim Alaradi, the Libyan businessman who was detained in the UAE for two years, told a news conference at Toronto Pearson International Airport upon Hus arrival on Monday evening. The Libyan-Canadian businessman...