Libya’s Internal Security Service revealed yesterday that it had captured a Tunisian national IS member involved in the 2015 Corinthia hotel terror attack.
A Libyan youth leader was abducted by unidentified gunmen after calling for demonstrations in support of scheduled December elections, the UN said, voicing concern for his safety.
A shipment of weapons from Libya was seized by Sudanese forces on Saturday, the country’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group said in a statement.
A spokesman for the Sirte and Jufra Operations Room of the Government of National Unity (GNU) Abdul Hadi Darah, has reiterated that they are ready to repel any aggression by the Chadian opposition forces in southern Libya, stressing not to leave Libya as an arena for mercenaries.
Libyan commander battles Chadian rebels in southern Libya, threatening to destabilise wider Sahel region
Army leader Khalifa Haftar has launched an operation against Chadian fighters in southern Libya, which could destabilise the wider Sahel region just weeks before Libya’s elections in December.
The War Division Information department of the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) (formerly known as the LNA) confirmed earlier reports of clashes with Chadian opposition forces in southern Libya yesterday.
The CIA is upgrading its presence in the African desert, by expanding a secret base deep in the African desert, to monitor Islamist extremist groups, including Al-Qaida and ISIS, thought to be operating from Libya, The New York Times reported.
Confirming the arrest in Bani Walid of ISIS leader Embarak Khazmy, the Attorney General/Public Prosecutor’s Office yesterday revealed some of the charges Khazmy faces. These include:
The Libyan government announced today the arrest of a high-profile member of ISIS, Embarak Al Khazmy, in the city of Bani Walid.
The Libyan Crime Watch (LCW) has called on the Government of National Unity (GNU) and official authorities in eastern Libya to end the disturbing phenomenon of kidnappings and enforced disappearances.