The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting Tuesday to discuss a Libyan request for Arab countries to take action against the Islamic State group in Sirte, a diplomat said Sunday.
Islamic State militants ferociously put down a civilian uprising in the Libyan city of Sirte this week, further tightening the group’s grip over the terrorized local population, and cementing control of key roads that lead to the desert country’s central oil fields and beyond.
Strongly condemning attacks in Sirte by the so-called Islamic State (Daesh), the United Nations Support Mission in Libya stressed today it is “high time” that Libyans agree a unity government to address the country’s challenges and “join together to confront the scourge” of the group, also known as the Islamic …
Some 150 to 200 people have been killed in the northern Libyan city of Sirte since Tuesday in a battle between ISIL Takfiri terrorists and local gunmen, an official says.
ل سكان إن نحو 37 شخصًا قتلوا في اشتباكات بين مقاتلي تنظيم داعش وجماعة إسلامية أخرى، تتحدى سيطرة التنظيم على مدينة سرت في وسط ليبيا.
Libya’s Islamic State branch on Thursday brutally put down a rebellion against the group in the town of Sirte, halfway between the capital Tripoli and the eastern port of Benghazi.
The prime minister of Libya’s internationally recognised government, Abdullah al-Thani, announced his resignation in a surprise move live on television on Tuesday, hours after fraught peace talks between the country’s rival factions restarted.
Forces allied to Libya’s rival administration are holding emergency ceasefire talks with tribal elders and armed groups in Sebha, after clashes erupted in the heart of the southern city killing at least six people.
During a telephone conversation, a source in Sirte, told Alwasat that more than 50 police officers previously working for the Interior Ministry office, have applied for repentance from ISIS. The terror group has opened what it calls a ‘Repentance Office’ in the city’s Rabat mosque.
A car bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group (ISIS) has killed nine people and wounded dozens in Libya’s eastern coastal city of Derna, a medical source said.