Posts Tagged ‘ISIS’

ISIS burns police station and kills two in Libya’s Ajdabiya

  • 24 July 2018 - 15:09
ISIS burns police station and kills two in Libya’s Ajdabiya

ISIS terrorists have killed two policemen at a checkpoint east Libyan city of Ajdabiya - Aqilah town. Sources from the city's Megaryf Hospital confirmed that two were killed and others were injured in the attack. "The attack took place early on Tuesday in the eastern town of Al-Aqilah when...

US AFRICOM: We conducted precision strike killing 4 ISIS militants in Libya

  • 7 June 2018 - 14:55
US AFRICOM: We conducted precision strike killing 4 ISIS militants in Libya

In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four SIS-Libya militants. US AFRICOM said in a statement that no civilians were killed in the strike. "The United States will not...

Over 30 Syrian soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Palmyra

  • 23 May 2018 - 15:00
Over 30 Syrian soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Palmyra

At least 30 Syrian army troops and Iranian-backed militiamen were killed on Tuesday when ISIS fighters attacked a military outpost near Palmyra in eastern Syria, a monitor and residents from the area said. They said the militants used suicide bombers and armored vehicles in the dawn attack near...

Remains of Coptic Christians executed by ISIS in Libya will be returned to Egypt

  • 14 May 2018 - 13:28
Remains of Coptic Christians executed by ISIS in Libya will be returned to Egypt

Libya will return to Egypt on Monday the bodies of 20 Egyptian Christians killed in 2015 by Islamic State in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte, a Libyan security official said. The bodies were recovered in October after the area where they were buried was recaptured from the...

Car bomb kills two, injures three at checkpoint in east Libya’s Sirte

  • 8 May 2018 - 15:22
Car bomb kills two, injures three at checkpoint in east Libya’s Sirte

Two people were killed and three others injured in a car bombing at 90 kilometers checkpoint east of Libya's Sirte on Tuesday, local media reported. The victims included a guard and a civilian at the checkpoint about 70 km (44 miles), from Ras Lanuf, one of the ports in Libya’s eastern oil...

Libya’s Presidential Council launches new anti-IS military operation

  • 2 April 2018 - 17:39
Libya’s Presidential Council launches new anti-IS military operation

The Libyan Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord announced Monday the launch of a new military operation to combat IS militants in their remaining hideouts in the Libyan desert. The spokesman for the PC’s Head, Mohammed El Sallak, said in a press conference on Monday...

IS claims car bomb attack that killed over 8 in northeastern Libya

  • 31 March 2018 - 11:40
IS claims car bomb attack that killed over 8 in northeastern Libya

Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility on Friday for a suicide car bombing on Thursday in the eastern Libyan town of Ajdabiya, the militant group's news agency Amaq said on Friday. Over eight fighters from the self-styled army of Khalifa Haftar at the checkpoint in eastern Ajdabiya were...

US drone kills two Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in south Libya

  • 24 March 2018 - 20:52
US drone kills two Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in south Libya

A US drone has carried out an air raid on a house where Al-Qaeda affiliates were holding a meeting in southern Libyan city, Ubari.   The airstrike killed two militants leaving them burnt and with no heads, plus a destroyed house and cars nearby.   The revelation came...

IS terrorists claim bombing that killed three in central Libya

  • 11 March 2018 - 20:39
IS terrorists claim bombing that killed three in central Libya

IS (ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a car bombing at a checkpoint in eastern Libya that killed at least three persons. A Libyan official said the attack Friday targeted a checkpoint on the outskirts of the town of Ajdabiya manned by the self-styled Libyan National Army,...

NYT: US carried out more airstrikes on IS in Libya than it publicly announced

  • 10 March 2018 - 16:23
NYT: US carried out more airstrikes on IS in Libya than it publicly announced

The United States military has carried out twice as many airstrikes against IS (ISIS/ISIL) militants in Libya since President Donald Trump took office as it has publicly acknowledged, The New York Times reported on Thursday. The NYT added that such a revelation raises questions about whether the...