Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognized government on Sunday carried out airstrikes against the country’s militia-held third city of Misrata for the first time, a spokesman said.
The rapidly escalating civil war in Libya saw the first air strikes on Misurata, the country’s third largest city, since the fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi three years ago.
A camp used by jihadists near Traghen, south of Sebha, is reported to have been attacked this morning, but it is unclear by whom. There were said to have been huge explosions at ammunition store at the camp. One report speaks of a helicopter being involved in the attack and …
Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have for the first time carried out air strikes on targets in the third largest city of Misrata, which is allied to an armed group that seized the capital in the summer.
A fire at an oil storage tank at Libya’s Es Sider oil port has spread to two more tanks, officials said on Friday.
Fourteen soldiers guarding a power plant 30 kilometres outside Sirte were shot dead in the early hours of this morning.
Warring parties in Libya under investigation by ICC for war crimes, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has warned all parties involved in the fighting in Libya that abuses of international human rights and humanitarian law are criminally liable and that the situation in Libya is under investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Libya, torn by a growing political divide that threatens to engulf its oilfields, could become the next Syria if it does not patch its divided government and get help battling Islamic militants, the country’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, according to Reuters news agency.
قتل 5 من عناصر الجيش الليبي فجر الاثنين 22 ديسمبر/كانون الثاني في هجوم لمجموعات متطرفة على بوابة أمنية في منطقة الظهر الحمر في وادي بالضحاك جنوب شرقي درنة.
Clashes on Monday between pro-government forces and Islamist militiamen in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi killed 16 people and wounded dozens, security sources and medics said.