Posts Tagged ‘Benghazi’

Abu Khattala sentenced to 22 years in US prison over Benghazi 2012 attack

  • 27 June 2018 - 22:08
Abu Khattala sentenced to 22 years in US prison over Benghazi 2012 attack

A Libyan national, Ahmed Abu Khattala, convicted in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans was sentenced to 22 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in Washington. A jury in November acquitted Ahmed Abu Khattala, 47, of murder and...

Car bomb rocks Libya’s Benghazi, over 6 people killed and scores wounded

  • 25 May 2018 - 03:15
Car bomb rocks Libya’s Benghazi, over 6 people killed and scores wounded

Photos and videos circulated on social media showed a car bomb explosion that took place at Jamal Abdelnasser Street in Benghazi. Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi confirmed the explosion and said it has so far received over 6 killed persons and 20 injuries from the explosion seen near Tibisti...

Family: Wissam Bin Hamid was killed in Benghazi fighting

  • 30 April 2018 - 17:44
Family: Wissam Bin Hamid was killed in Benghazi fighting

The family of Wissam Bin Hamid has announced he was killed by the self-styled army airstrikes in Benghazi. Local media in Libya aired Monday afternoon a presser for the family of Bin Hamid, in which they said their son was killed during clashes in BuSanib frontline by an injury he suffered in an...

Syrian goods arrive in Libya’s Benghazi for shopping exhibition

  • 23 April 2018 - 16:44
Syrian goods arrive in Libya’s Benghazi for shopping exhibition

Syrian goods arrived in Benghazi port onboard a shipping ship to take part in Benghazi-hosted “Made in Syria” shopping exhibition. The exhibition will host over 100 Syrian companies, according to the Head of Libyan business owners council in Benghazi Fawziya Al-Furjani. Furjani added that...

Car bombing targets chief of Staff of eastern Libya self-styled army

  • 18 April 2018 - 16:09
Car bombing targets chief of Staff of eastern Libya self-styled army

  A car bomb hit the convoy of the chief of staff of the Libyan eastern self-styled army, Abdelrazik Al-Nadori.   The car bombing took place at the Si Khalifa checkpoint in east of Benghazi, local media reported.   According to the reports on the local media,...

Former commander of military backup of eastern Libyan forces shot in Benghazi

  • 8 April 2018 - 22:31
Former commander of military backup of eastern Libyan forces shot in Benghazi

The former commander of the Operation Dignity's military backup brigade Salah Bu Laghib has been shot in the stomach and three of his armed companions were injured.  Bu Laghib and the three injured men were sent to Al-Jalaa Hospital, a source from the hospital in Benghazi said, adding that Bu...

Libya east forces say Tripoli SDF handed over Benghazi fighters detained in Tripoli

  • 23 March 2018 - 15:17
Libya east forces say Tripoli SDF handed over Benghazi fighters detained in Tripoli

The media outlets and social media of east-based Libya self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar claimed Thursday that the Tripoli-based Special Deterrence Force (SDF) handed over fighters from the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) who were detained in Mitiga prison.   The media...

US hunts Benghazi consulate attack-linked terrorists in east Libya

  • 7 March 2018 - 22:36
US hunts Benghazi consulate attack-linked terrorists in east Libya

The US spy aircraft Havilland Canada Dash-8s carried out Monday a mission of surveillance above the eastern Libyan region to hunt "terrorists and individuals linked to the attack on US consulate in Benghazi in 2012." The Drive revealed. The American website also reported that Dash-8s flew the...

Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki takes a beating from Benghazi army fighters

  • 24 February 2018 - 20:34
Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki takes a beating from Benghazi army fighters

The Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki has been assaulted by a group of fighters from the so-called Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi.   Al-Kadiki is a movie and soap opera actress who works in Libya and in Egypt and has been lately famous for a number of roles...

Another Benghazi mosque bombing, two killed and 140 injured

  • 10 February 2018 - 12:09
Another Benghazi mosque bombing, two killed and 140 injured

Two explosive devices placed in Saad Ben Obada mosque in Benghazi's Majouri area rocked the peacefulness of the city and killed 2 people and injured over 140. The bombing was not claimed by anyone, while the US, UN, Turkey and other countries and organizations condemned the mosque bombing in...