Posts Tagged ‘ISIS’

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...

UN mission in Libya condemns ISIS attack

  • 30 October 2018 - 11:58
UN mission in Libya condemns ISIS attack

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday condemned the terrorist attack on Fuqahaa of Jufra district that killed five people. "The UNSMIL strongly condemns the deadly attack on Fug'ha ... in central Libya in what local authorities say was a brutal act of revenge conducted by...

Libya’s police station in Jufra attacked by ISIS, 4 killed and 8 kidnapped

  • 29 October 2018 - 11:47
Libya’s police station in Jufra attacked by ISIS, 4 killed and 8 kidnapped

A total of four people, including the son of a local official, were killed on Monday in the attack on police station in central Libya committed by ISIS terrorists, local authorities said. "Currently, four people from the al-Fuqaha area have died as a result of the attack. Among them is...

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...