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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
United States President-elect Donald Trump will have a lot of global challenges to deal with, and Libya is one of them. Here’s what you need to know.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says her office is committed to making Libya a priority next year and expanding investigations, potentially including alleged crimes by Islamic State extremists and their affiliates.