Posts Tagged ‘ISIS’

More bodies found in mass grave in Libya’s Sirte, former ISIS stronghold

  • 14 October 2018 - 20:53
More bodies found in mass grave in Libya’s Sirte, former ISIS stronghold

Emergency workers on Sunday uncovered another 35 bodies at a mass grave near Libya’s Sirte, authorities said, taking to 110 the total number of remains retrieved from the site. The municipal council in the former jihadist stronghold of Sirte initially said 75 bodies had been found in an...

Mass grave unearthed near Libya’s Sirte

  • 10 October 2018 - 21:36
Mass grave unearthed near Libya’s Sirte

A mass grave containing 75 bodies has been found near Sirte in western Libya, an official said Wednesday. Mohamad al-Amial, Sirte's municipal council spokesman, reported that the mass grave was uncovered in an agricultural area of Al-Daheir, west of Sirte. "Seventy-five decomposed bodies were...

US Africa Command kills ISIS terrorist in drone attack in Libya

  • 28 August 2018 - 21:34
US Africa Command kills ISIS terrorist in drone attack in Libya

A US airstrike killed a suspected ISIS militant in Libya on Tuesday, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said. AFRICOM said in a statement that the airstrike on the northwestern town of Bani Walid was carried out in coordination with the UN-backed government based in Tripoli. AFRICOM did not...

ISIS claims attack on Libya’s Wadi Kaam checkpoint

  • 26 August 2018 - 20:23
ISIS claims attack on Libya’s Wadi Kaam checkpoint

ISIS claimed responsibility Saturday for a deadly attack on Thursday on a checkpoint in western Libya, as Libyan authorities announced the arrest of three suspected perpetrators. “Soldiers of the caliphate assaulted the ‘Wadi Kaam’ gate, on the Zliten-Khoms road two days ago, targeting a...

UNSMIL condemns attack on Wadi Kaam Checkpoint in Libya

  • 25 August 2018 - 12:46
UNSMIL condemns attack on Wadi Kaam Checkpoint in Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya condemns today’s terrorist attack on al-Kaam Checkpoint east of the Libyan capital Tripoli which resulted in at least four deaths and seven injuries among security personnel manning the checkpoint. The Special Representative of the...

ISIS attack on security checkpoint kills four in western Libya

  • 23 August 2018 - 11:06
ISIS attack on security checkpoint kills four in western Libya

An ISIS armed attack on Wadi Kaam security checkpoint between the western cities of Zletin and Al-Khums killed four personnel and sent three others to the intensive care unit, according to local media.  The attack that took place on Thursday morning targeted Al-Sahel Security Force that is...

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...