Libya’s Prime Minister Abdallah al-Thinni on Monday sent a letter to Parliament requesting an investigation into allegations of embezzlement that the head of the Libyan air force, Sagr al-Jarushi, has raised against him.
The death toll has risen to 119 due to the capsizing Friday of two boats carrying illegal migrants after the Libyan Coast Guard discovered 39 additional bodies, local authorities said Sunday.
The governor of Egypt’s Marsa Matrouh governorate met with Libya’s interior minister on Wednesday to discuss the final proceedings for reopening the border between the two countries, Ahram Arabic news website reported.
Benghazi has had a few turbulent years since the bloody overthrow of former leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Federalist Ziad Daghaim, a member in the dissolved parliament of Tobruk, said that Dignity Operation had received around a billion dinars from Al-Thani government but it failed to take control of Benghazi.
Jordan is to train the Libyan armed forces. A memorandum of understanding was signed in Amman today by the head of the Libyan armed forces, General Khalifa Hafter, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Mashal Mohamed Al-Zaben.
Having been promised substantial support by fellow Arab countries to fight the Islamic State Group, the official Libyan government faces bitter accusations of treason by its political rival back home. The Arab League endorsed foreign military assistance to the Libyan army, angering the Libyan opposition, in whose view the army …
Reports from Egypt that Libyan security forces have pulled out of the main border post at Musaid have been denied by an official there.
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.
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.