Posts Tagged ‘ISIS’

2 suicide blasts rock south Libya, kill three and injure others

  • 2 January 2019 - 13:50
2 suicide blasts rock south Libya, kill three and injure others

Three Libyan self-styled army soldiers were killed and another injured on Tuesday in two suicide blasts suspected to be carried out by ISIS, in crowded areas in Ghadwa, near the southern city of Sabha. Interim Interior Minister of the Interim Government Ahmed Baraka said the soldiers were killed...

Al-Ghusri urges Presidential Council to support anti-terror force to do its job

  • 27 December 2018 - 21:53
Al-Ghusri urges Presidential Council to support anti-terror force to do its job

The spokesman for Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous, Mohammed Al-Ghusri, has urged the Presidential Council to provide the needed support and funds for the anti-terrorism force in order for it to do its job. Al-Ghusri told Ean Libya that after ISIS was defeated in Sirte, some of its militants had spread in...

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Libyan Foreign Ministry

  • 26 December 2018 - 13:45
ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Libyan Foreign Ministry

ISIS claimed early Wednesday responsibility of the attack on the Libyan foreign Ministry in Tripoli. Reuters reported that Amaq news agency - the terrorists' news wing - had posted a statement saying three of its members carried out the attack, adding that they killed two people inside the...

Filipinos advised by their government to stay vigilant in Libya

  • 26 December 2018 - 12:51
Filipinos advised by their government to stay vigilant in Libya

The Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines on Wednesday issued a security warning for Filipinos in Libya following a suicide attack at the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday. Filipinos were advised to remain vigilant and avoid unnecessary movement in the aftermath of the...

ISIS suicide attack hits Libya’s Foreign Ministry HQ

  • 25 December 2018 - 11:48
ISIS suicide attack hits Libya’s Foreign Ministry HQ

Three ISIS attackers entered Tuesday morning the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry in Tripoli, killing three employees and a Presidential guard before two of them being gunned down and the third exploding himself. Sources from the attack scene told Libyan Express that the security authorities...

Libyan authorities dig out ISIS mass grave near Sirte

  • 24 December 2018 - 19:57
Libyan authorities dig out ISIS mass grave near Sirte

The bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed in Libya by Islamic State (IS) in 2015 have been exhumed from a mass grave, Libyan authorities said on Monday. The grave was unearthed on Sunday, after information was obtained during investigations of arrested IS members, the interior ministry's...

Libya repatriates 12 children of ISIS fighters to Egypt

  • 23 December 2018 - 13:37
Libya repatriates 12 children of ISIS fighters to Egypt

Libyan authorities repatriated last Thursday 12 Egyptian minors, whose fathers were killed in the fighting between Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous Operation forces and ISIS militants in Sirte. The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday that in coordination with the authorities in Libya...

Possible war approaches Sirte and central Libya

  • 15 December 2018 - 21:06
Possible war approaches Sirte and central Libya

On Friday night, local media outlets and local sources from central Libya reported advances of military formations of brigades related to Khalifa Haftar's self-styled army toward southwestern Sirte towns. Brigade 106 and Brigade of Tariq Bin Ziyad, which is known to be linked to...

UN mission in Libya condemns deadly ISIS attack in Tazirbu town

  • 24 November 2018 - 19:06
UN mission in Libya condemns deadly ISIS attack in Tazirbu town

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemned Saturday the deadly terrorist attack on Tazirbu, an oasis in the southeast of Libya, 250 kilometers northwest of Kufra.  "The Friday attack on the Tezirbu police station, which local authorities say was carried out by ISIL,...

Suspected ISIS attack on Libya’s desert town leaves nine killed

  • 24 November 2018 - 12:50
Suspected ISIS attack on Libya’s desert town leaves nine killed

Gunmen raided on Friday Tazirbu town - deep in Libya’s southern desert - killing nine people and kidnapping several others, a resident told Reuters, while Libyan officials blamed the attack on the militant ISIS groups. A military source said the attackers had occupied a police station in the...