Gunmen from the so-called Tariq bin Ziyad brigade affiliated with Khalifa Haftar have abducted two minors for tearing up a poster bearing a portrait of Haftar in the street in Benghazi, according to the Libyan Crimes Watch Organization (LCW).
The Prime Minister-designate of the House of Representatives (HoR), Fathi Bashagha, announced that his government will exercise its duties from the cities of Sirte and Benghazi, after the failure of its attempt to work from Tripoli because “it did not want to shed blood or ignite division”.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) concluded on Wednesday a series of large-scale military exercises, involving two of its combat forces known as Tariq bin Ziyad Brigade and the 106th Majahfal Brigade.
The planned House of Representatives (HoR) session to be held in Benghazi today was cancelled after HoR members were prevented from flying out from Tripoli’s Mitiga airport.
The Turkish ambassador to Libya, Kenan Yilmaz, has confirmed that the closed consulate in Benghazi will resume work if the conditions in the eastern region allow it, adding in statements to Anadolu Agency on the sidelines of the 13th conference for Turkish ambassadors that was held in Ankara, that there …
The Missing, Detained and Damaged Association of Tawergha said activist and Head of Tawergha Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Organization Omran Younis was arrested in Benghazi by a military apparatus.
The sister of an activist critical of Khalifa Haftar has been kidnapped with her 20-day-old baby, as well as her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, her father Saeed Al-Farsi said on Saturday.
An Italian vessel intervened to support two Italian fishing boats on Thursday that were sailing in international waters north of Benghazi after a Libyan patrol approached them, Nova agency has reported.
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared on Tuesday force majeure on the Brega oil port due to the impossibility of implementing its commitments towards the oil market.
Much of what was once a charming Italian city, with cafés, art-deco cinema and royal palace, is a smashed ghost town. The courthouse where Libyans rose up against Qaddafi in 2011 is awash with sewage. “Lost homeland”, reads a graffito on a chipped colonnade adorning the old Bank of Rome.