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Tunisian journalists 'killed' by IS in Libya are alive: FM

Two Tunisian journalists who went missing in Libya and whose murder was claimed by the Islamic State group are alive, Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche said on Monday. Baccouche told private radio station Jawhara FM he had “irrefutable proof” that Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Ktari – who have been missing …

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Tunisian journalists ‘killed’ by IS in Libya are alive: FM

Two Tunisian journalists who went missing in Libya and whose murder was claimed by the Islamic State group are alive, Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche said on Monday. Baccouche told private radio station Jawhara FM he had “irrefutable proof” that Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Ktari – who have been missing …

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Rival Libyan parliament outraged by suggested foreign military support

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 …

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Arab League calls on Libyans to support UN Dialogue, approves help from individual Arab states in fight against IS

At an emergency meeting in Cairo today, the Arab League authorised Arab states to provide support to government in Beida in the fight against terrorism. It said they could so individually or collectively, and that they could provide whatever assistance was deemed necessary.

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Islamic State Tightens Grip on Qaddafi’s Hometown After Failed Uprising

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.

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UN mission condemns ISIL attacks in Sirte, urges Libyans to unite against terrorism

Strongly condemning attacks in Sirte by the so-called Islamic State (Daesh), the United Nations Support Mission in Libya stressed today it is “high time” that Libyans agree a unity government to address the country’s challenges and “join together to confront the scourge” of the group, also known as the Islamic …

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