Category: Libya


Naval forces affiliated with the National Consensus Government in Libya saved 237 illegal immigrants from death off the Libyan city of Az-Zawiyah late Saturday says the forces in a written statement. According to the statement 237 illegal immigrants in two […]


President Donald Trump on Friday extended the state of emergency that imposed unilateral sanctions on Libya, a measure imposed by former President Barack Obama nearly seven years ago. The sanctions were put in place to address what Obama considered a […]


Security personnel affiliated with Libya’s U.N.-backed unity government on Wednesday detained four Libyans suspected of involvement in the kidnap and torture of several Sudanese migrants, according to the government’s Interior Ministry. In a statement posted on Facebook, a Special Deterrent […]


Twin car bombs detonated near a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, leaving dozens of people dead and injured Tuesday, local officials said. The first bomb went off around 8:20 p.m. outside Bayaat al-Radwan Mosque and a passport office in the city’s […]


  Military commander Khalifa Haftar has been accused of carrying out Monday’s airstrikes in Derna that killed 17 The Justice and Construction Party claimed he was carrying out ‘terrorist acts’ and targetting unarmed civilians Derna has been under siege by Haftar-commanded […]


Continued political and military fragmentation in Libya is allowing for the regrouping of ISIS in the country after it was largely defeated in 2016, Walid Namane, an independent analyst, and North Africa expert has said. Two rival factions are competing […]