At least 20 soldiers belonging to forces led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar have been killed and dozens injured in two days of fighting with extremists in Libya’s second city of Benghazi, a hospital official said on Wednesday.
UAE Airstrike in Libya Kills Family of 6 Year Old Girl
On Saturday, a 6-year-old girl and her family became the victims of a UAE airstrike in Ganfouda, a neighbourhood under siege in Benghazi. The UAE used an Air-Tractor AT-802 to fire the airstrike, according to local news.
Serraj and French President Hollande in security cooperation talks in Marrakesh
French help in training the presidential guard and on cooperation on security and the fight in Libya against the so-called Islamic State were at the centre of talks today in Marrakesh between Faiez Serraj, head of the Presidency Council (PC), and French President Francois Hollande.
Libyan forces kill 15 IS militants as they mobilize fighters for final battle
The member at the media office of the Government of National Accord’s military operation to liberate Sirte from IS terrorists, Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous, Saleh Al-Taweel, said their forces have now surrounded all of the seaside Jizah neighbourhood, leaving IS remaining militants in limbo.
Security Council delegation arrives in Tobruk
A delegation of experts from the UN Security Council arrived, Tuesday morning, in headquarter of the House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk to talk about several issues of the situation in Libya.
Army launches major air and ground assault on Ganfouda
Heavy artillery was still firing tonight in Benghazi after day-long heavy fighting in which at least ten soldiers, including a commander, died trying to seize the resort district of Ganfouda from the Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shoura Council and its IS and Ansar Al-Sharia terrorist allies.
Dignity Operation spokesman: Fighting Presidential Council forces is looming
The spokesman of the Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation forces, Ahmed Al-Mismari, said a number of forces supported by Fayez Al-Siraaj and the UN-proposed government’s defense minister-designate, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, are now positioned in Al-Jufra along with Ibrahim Jodran forces as well as Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group.
Tripoli: Protestors demand end to siege of Derna and Ganfouda
Several protestors organized a sit-in Sunday in Tripoli to show solidarity with the residents of Derna and Ganfouda, holding slogans urging for the end of the siege laid on the tow areas and for getting the trapped civilians out of there to avoid the bombing that has so far killed …
Benghazi militants launch rocket attacks on Benina airbase after deadly LNA air raid on Ganfouda
Militants in Benghazi fired six shells at Benina air base today in reprisal for an air raid in Ganfouda by Libyan National Army aircraft in which a family home was hit, killing the one man and seriously injuring the rest of the family. Two foreign workers, an Egyptian and a …
Libya: Why the Gaddafi loyalists are back
The situation in Libya is so chaotic that the “libyanisation” neologism is currently imposing itself. It has become a fatal combination of balkanisation – the division of a state into autonomous districts – and somalisation – the failing of a government in favour of militia groups.