The Presidential Council (PC) formed in a Wednesday order a new force tasked with securing and protecting the southern region in Libya, the media office of the Head of the PC Fayez Al-Sirraj, reported.
Human Rights Solidarity has expressed their concern regarding the decision of the Presidential Council to form the Deterrence Agency for Combat Organized Crime and Terrorism.
Forces loyal to Libyan military leader Khalifa Haftar have launched fresh land and air operations against besieged Derna, one of the last eastern cities still outside of his control whose residents have suffered almost two years of siege warfare.
Libya yesterday informed Egypt that it will return the bodies of 20 Christians who were killed in 2015 by Daesh in Sirte, a Libyan security official said.
Interior Minister of the Presidential Council, Abdel Salam Ashour, announced the implementation of a security plan to impose security in public places with the cooperation of all security agencies of the ministry.
Khalifa Hifter, commander of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), announced May 8 the start of a military operation to take Derna in northeastern Benghazi. This military operation has long been expected, as coastal Derna is the last remaining major town in eastern Libya that has not fallen to Hifter’s forces, which are backed …
Derna Shura Council (now named Derna Protection Force) has announced that about five of its fighters have been killed and others have been wounded in renewed clashes with the self-styled army of Khalifa Haftar.
Mayor of Sabha, Hamid Al-Khayali, said Monday that the situation in the city is tragic and that fighting is still ongoing in the city despite the news saying it had stopped.
The Algerian army has carried out a drill with live ammunition near the border with Libya to simulate countering a non-conventional attack, the Anadolu Agency reported.
The head of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) Emad Sayeh revealed that the Presidential Guard was officially commissioned by the Presidential Council to secure the HNEC headquarters in Tripoli.