Government forces loyal to a Libyan renegade general have used helicopter gunships to pound the ammunition sites of suspected militants in the eastern city of Benghazi.
A massive explosion in the Benghazi district of Buatni lit the night sky last night as Operation Dignity bombed Islamist positions across the city, including one large weapons store.
Twenty-five people killed in clashes between general Haftar’s troops and militia fighters in fight to control Benghazi airport
After several days of heavy fighting in Tripoli, planes believed to belong to General Hiftar launched air strikes against targets on the outskirts of the capital in the early hours of the 18 August. There has been speculation as to who was responsible for the air strikes, however there have …
The House of Representatives has issued in its first resolution from Tobruk an order for an unconditional ceasefire by all the warring militias in both Tripoli and Benghazi, within 24 hours.
Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people, a special forces officer said.
In a major blow to its power and position, Benghazi’s Saiqa Special Forces Brigade has been forced to abandon its headquarters in Buatni district after another day of intensive missile strikes by Ansar Al Sharia and its allies. Pictures of Ansar’s head Mohamed Al-Zahawi and Wissam Ben Hamid, the leader …
Gunmen broke into Benghazi home on day of general election, killing lawyer, wounding security guard and abducting husband
Seven people were killed Saturday (June 21st) in an attack on the Benghazi port following a major drug bust. Eighteen others were injured.
Libya’s new House of Representatives will be based in Benghazi, the government confirmed this week.