Violent clashes between Libya army forces and militants continued overnight and throughout the day in Benghazi’s Leithi, Garyunis and city centre districts with, once again, randomly fired missiles smashing into residential areas.
The Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni, has flown to the UAE for the Dubai Air Show. He arrived yesterday accompanied by by the Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan armed forces, Major-General Abdul Razak Al-Nazhuri, and a small team.
According to Tunisia’s interior ministry ISIS in Libya has been preparing training camps near Tunisia’s borders.
A Maltese businessman held for six weeks was among an unspecified number of hostages reportedly freed from their adductors in a raid yesterday on a property in the Tripoli suburbs.
A helicopter from Libya’s Tripoli-based government was shot down on Tuesday, killing at least nine passengers, an official said, blaming the rival, internationally recognised administration, which denied the accusation.
The general command of the Libyan armed forces denied any involvement in a helicopter crash on Tuesday that claimed the lives of several civilians and military personnel affiliated with the rival government in Tripoli.
Saadi Gaddafi has told Human Rights Watch that he has been held in solitary confinement and suffered due process violations during his pre-trial detention in Hadba prison, in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
At least eight people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when heavy clashes erupted in an eastern suburb of Tripoli between armed groups loyal to Libya’s rival administration.
The UN-sponsored Skhirat Geneva process aimed at achieving a political settlement in Libya kicked off again last week, and could be in a decisive phase after months of stalemate.
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