Posts Tagged ‘Tripoli’

Social Media Reports: Armed groups in Libya’s Tripoli autonomously seize state institutions

  • 26 May 2018 - 02:54
Social Media Reports: Armed groups in Libya’s Tripoli autonomously seize state institutions

Social media pages and local Libyan social media activists have both similarly reported that the Halbous Brigade, Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade and Ghaniwa Brigade in Tripoli, which are under the Presidential Council control, have autonomously seized control of vital locations in the...

Libya: Brawl in downtown Tripoli leaves two men dead

  • 25 May 2018 - 01:53
Libya: Brawl in downtown Tripoli leaves two men dead

A fighting in Ras Hassan street in Tripoli, Libya's capital, left two men killed after Iftar on Thursday.  The spokesman for the Special Deterrence Force Ahmed Salim told local news that their security personnel interfered in the brawl and contained the situation. Tripoli and most Libyan...

Special Deterrence Force arrests sleeper cell plotting for military acts in Tripoli

  • 21 May 2018 - 17:58
Special Deterrence Force arrests sleeper cell plotting for military acts in Tripoli

The Tripoli-based Special Deterrence Force (SDF) said it had arrested a sleeper cell that was plotting to carry out military actions in the Libyan capital in coordination sleeper cells from the Popular Front for Liberation of Libya, which is made up of Gaddafi’s regime loyalists. The SDF...

Chairman of Libya electoral commission assures Libyans that voters’ data is safe

  • 2 May 2018 - 21:17
Chairman of Libya electoral commission assures Libyans that voters’ data is safe

The Chairman of the Libyan High National Elections Commission (HNEC) Emad Al-Sayeh has assured all Libyans that the data of the voters is safe and secure. Al-Sayeh said in a joint presser with the Government of National Accord's Interior Minister Abdelsalam Ashour in Tripoli that the attack did...

Death toll of Tripoli electoral commission attack reaches 16: officials

  • 2 May 2018 - 14:35
Death toll of Tripoli electoral commission attack reaches 16: officials

The death toll of the attack on the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) in Tripoli's Ghout Al-Shaal has reached 16 and injuries reached 19, according to the field hospital official Mohammed Damja, who talked to local media. The attack was conducted by three suicide bombers, two of whom...

Armed groups’ clashes rock Libya capital at dawn

  • 30 April 2018 - 14:41
Armed groups’ clashes rock Libya capital at dawn

Fierce clashes erupted Monday dawn in downtown Tripoli, Libya’s capital, between two armed groups under the umbrella of the Presidential Council’s Interior Ministry. The brigade of Al-Nawasi and The Abu Salim Central Security Brigade of “Ghaniwa” clashes at dawn in the middle of...

Libya military prosecutor escapes detention place, family reports

  • 26 April 2018 - 13:16
Libya military prosecutor escapes detention place, family reports

The military prosecutor of Libya's UN-backed unity government, Maj. Masoud Erhouma, has reportedly fled his captors after more than one month in captivity, according to local media. Local media quoted Erhouma’s family as saying that the military prosecutor had escaped from his...

Rockets hit Libya’s only operating airport in Tripoli

  • 21 April 2018 - 11:43
Rockets hit Libya’s only operating airport in Tripoli

Rockets hit Libya’s main airport and damaged a plane as it was waiting to take off early on Thursday, a security force said, underscoring fragile security. One rocket hit an Airbus 320 of state-run Libyan Airlines, and others struck the arrivals hall at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport at around 2...

Anti-Terrorism Conference held in Libya capital

  • 15 April 2018 - 21:31
Anti-Terrorism Conference held in Libya capital

First International Anti-Terrorism Conference was held Sunday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, with a number of foreign ambassadors and military attaches present. The conference was organized by the UN-backed government's counter-terrorism force under the slogan "Fighting terrorism: Reality and...

Visiting medical team in Tobruk conducts cardiac diagnoses of 20 children

  • 9 April 2018 - 11:06
Visiting medical team in Tobruk conducts cardiac diagnoses of 20 children

The visiting medical team from Tripoli has carried out diagnoses of heart diseases for 20 children at the Tobruk medical center in eastern Libya. The medical team is headed by Dr. Nayeema Gubaa and Dr. Maryem Al-Maadani. The diagnoses were done for the children, who come from different Libyan...