Posts Tagged ‘Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries’

Last fighters standing in Benghazi leave for Derna after Haftar’s forces control of Ekhribish

  • 30 December 2017 - 12:40
Last fighters standing in Benghazi leave for Derna after Haftar’s forces control of Ekhribish

Benghazi Shura Council fighters have left their last holdout in the city - Sidi Ekhribish - and arrived in Derna on Friday, the senior leader of Libya Martyrs Brigade, Mohammed Salalbi announced in a statement on Friday. The statement, titled Ekhribish Epic, also explained that after the heavy...

Haftar’s forces declare control of Sidi Ekhribish in Benghazi

  • 28 December 2017 - 16:11
Haftar’s forces declare control of Sidi Ekhribish in Benghazi

The Operation Dignity forces of Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya have declared full control of a downtown Benghazi neighbourhood, Sidi Ekhribish, after the Benghazi Shura Council fighters had abandoned it, according to pro-Haftar media outlets. Intense clashes erupted on Wednesday in the small...