Posts Tagged ‘Sabratha’

Clashes erupt in Libya’s Sabratha

  • 4 November 2018 - 14:08
Clashes erupt in Libya’s Sabratha

Armed groups led by Al-Dabbashi (Ammou) and others from the Al-Wadi Force have started fighting Sunday morning in southern Sabratha city. The clashes erupted on Sunday morning and reports from the city say that all shops, schools, colleges and state institutions have closed over the intensified...

Thousands of trapped immigrants found in Sabratha camps

  • 8 October 2017 - 15:00
Thousands of trapped immigrants found in Sabratha camps

Thousands of migrants have been found trapped in camps in Libya the past days after they were caught amid the fighting over the northwestern city of Sabratha, officials said Sunday, according to the Associated Press. Over 4,000 migrants, including pregnant women and children, were found in the...

Salafists loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar control Sabratha, declare war on Tripoli

  • 6 October 2017 - 13:18
Salafists loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar control Sabratha, declare war on Tripoli

After over 15 days of intense fighting in the coastal city of Sabratha, an alliance of Salafists forces, Madkhalists, and forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, who heads Operation Dignity in Benghazi, has announced taking control of the city, pushing the main rival Brigade 48 away from...

As political parities gather in Tunisia for UN-brokered agreement, war rages on in west Libya

  • 1 October 2017 - 10:51
As political parities gather in Tunisia for UN-brokered agreement, war rages on in west Libya

Military conflict and intense fighting have entered the third week in the coastal city of Sabratha, leaving about 26 persons killed, 170 injured and thousands displaced, according to Health Ministry and the Libyan Red crescent. Sabratha is a very crucial regional and coastal city both for Libya...

Clashes in Libya’s Sabratha cease after killing of civilians

  • 23 September 2017 - 10:18
Clashes in Libya’s Sabratha cease after killing of civilians

After a bombshell fell on a car of a civilian family leading to the death of the husband and the injury of the wife - some reports say she died, the clashes in Sabratha came to a devised ceasefire by the efforts of neighboring cities. After six days of deadly clashes between Fighting IS...

Fighting in Sabratha in western Libya could be warm welcome to ISIS

  • 19 September 2017 - 21:15
Fighting in Sabratha in western Libya could be warm welcome to ISIS

Since early morning on Sunday, the coastal city of Sabratha - some 75 km west of Tripoli - has been witnessing fearsome clashes between two armed groups from the city. One group is called Fighting ISIS Operations Room and the other is called Anas Dabbashi brigade. The clashes began as a car...

Early morning clashes leave one killed in west Libya

  • 17 September 2017 - 12:40
Early morning clashes leave one killed in west Libya

Clashes erupted Sunday dawn in the city of Sabratha in western Libya, sources from the city's security department said. According to the sources, two armed groups clashed in the city center leaving at least one person dead and some others injured. The sources also added that uneasy calm has...