The illegal gun trade in Libya has been booming in recent years, and online sales have helped drive that growth, Guns.com cited a study released earlier this month.
A leaked document said to be of an agreement between Khalifa Haftar, leader of Dignity Operation, and Fayez Al-Sirraj, the Head of the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government, was circulated on local Libyan media outlets.
In a fresh shake-up of the Beida government’s foreign media authority Atef Miloud Al-Hasiya has been appointed head of the organisation, according to the Libyan news agency LANA in Benghazi. Assisting him will be journalists Malik Sherif and Nasser Mohammed Al-Daisy.
Agence France Presse photographer Abdullah Doma was freed late during the night after having been again arrested, this time by anti-terrorism investigators.
AFP‘s photographer in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, was detained late Saturday for the second time in several days by security services there, his family said.
Misratan members of the House of Representatives and the State Council as well as the city’s mayor Mohamed Eshtewi and councillors have warned of growing divisions between moderates and hardliners in the city. However, they have also reassured residents that the council remains fully in control, telling them to ignore …
The Libyan local TV channel, Al-Nabaa, has announced that it has begun filing a lawsuit inside and outside Libya against the groups that are harboring ill-intentions to the channel as well as against the Presidential Council (PC) of the UN-proposed government.
Al-Nabaa TV was targeted by an RPG Tuesday night in Zanata, Tripoli.
An officer under the command of the renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar was allegedly taped talking to a media tycoon about a propaganda campaign aimed at persuading Libyans that the Tripoli-backed fighters who retook some of the country’s key oil ports recently were al-Qaeda militants.
An order preventing men and women ages 18-45 in eastern Libya from travelling abroad without first obtaining security clearances is being met with outrage.