June 2016

Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos besieges IS militants inside a 5 km circle

June 13, 2016 - 18:33
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The media bureau of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos (Solid Structure) confirmed that its forces had besieged IS militants in 5 km area in Sirte city, pointing out that the forces made huge victories on all of the front lines over the last days without losing a single centimeter of the areas they controlled and without retreating not even a step back since the start of the Sirte liberation battle.

Al-Hasadi urges Kobler to visit Derna and see the situation on the ground

June 13, 2016 - 16:06
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The State Supreme Council’s member, Mansour Al-Hasadi, called on the UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, to visit Derna and see the situation of the city first-hand.

Press Solidarity reported Al-Hasadi as saying that he told Kobler at his meeting on Sunday with the State Supreme Council, “If you do not have a clear stance toward what is going on in Derna, then you are a historical partner in the airstrikes that rain down on Derna killing civilians and frightening the safe residents in the city. Your tweets are not enough.”

Tobruk-based HoR meeting expected to convene today

June 13, 2016 - 13:18
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

A meeting by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives is expected to take place on Monday in the presence of the MPs who are at odds with the Speaker of the HoR - on top of them, the Deputy Speaker, Imhemid Shuaib, as well as Ehmaid Huma.

According to the letter sent by the Speaker of the HoR, Aqilah Saleh, to the members, the meeting will be held to endorse the constitutional declaration and the UN-proposed government headed by Fayez Al-Sirraj.

Grand Mufti: Sirte battle must not stop until ISIS is eradicated

June 13, 2016 - 12:13
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Libya's top religious cleric has urged the revolutionary fighters to continue their battle in Sirte until they get rid of ISIS militants.

Speaking to Tanasuh TV on Sunday, Grand Mufti Sheikh Sadiq Al-Gharyani said fighting ISIS is a religious duty and must not stop until the liberation of entire city as in Derna and Sabratha.

"The ISIS militants are criminal and corrupt people, and their actions have nothing to do with Islam," he said.

Three suicide attacks target Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces

June 12, 2016 - 17:50
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

IS militants carried out three suicide attacks using booby-trapped cars targeting Al-Bunyan AL-Marsoos (Solid Structure) forces in eastern and western Sirte, killing one and injuring four others, according to the media bureau of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos.

The member of the media bureau, Rida Issa, confirmed that the three attacks were by three car bombs that exploded in the locations where the forces were positioned in Sirte, pointing out that the first blasted meters away from the forces location near Buhadi roundabout, southeastern Sirte.

Head of Tobruk Commerce Chamber: Over LYD3 million goes to Egypt and never returns

June 12, 2016 - 16:37
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of Tobruk Commerce and Industry Chamber, Ibrahim Al-Jerrari, said that a big sum of the newly printed banknotes that arrived recently in the parallel Al-Bayda-based Central Bank of Libya was transferred outside Libya, which he said would aggravate the cash crisis.

Al-Jerrari revealed to Akhbar Libya website Saturday that over 3 million dinars were transferred to Egypt via the eastern borders, which is one of the main reasons why cash is on the demise in Libya’s banks, he indicated.

12 former inmates killed in Tripoli one day after release

June 12, 2016 - 13:51
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of Investigations Bureau at the General Prosecutor’s office, Al-Saddiq Al-Soor, confirmed that 12 inmates were murdered on Friday dawn after being released Thursday from Al-Ruwaimi prison, which is located in Ain Zara in the suburbs of the capital, Tripoli.

Al-Soor said the murdered inmates were imprisoned for the case known as “Al-Mathaba” in which a number of members of the former regime’s Revolutionary Work Team were charged with killing and torturing protesters on February 19-20, 2011.

Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos foils IS attack on Sirte port

June 11, 2016 - 18:48
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The media bureau of Al-Bunyan AL-Marsoos (Solid Structure) said its forces foiled an IS attack on Sirte port aiming at recapturing it after it was gripped by the Misrata-led forces on Friday.

“Two fighters were killed and four others were injured in the IS attack on Sirte port this morning.” The bureau added.

It is worth noting that Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces took hold of Al-Sawawa and Sirte port on Friday with the vital help of the operation navy forces.

Libya Soccer League: Al-Itihad beats Khaleej Sirte, Al-Akhdar wins against Al-Tahadi

June 11, 2016 - 17:58
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Al-Itihad beat Khaleej Sirte 3-1 on Friday as part of the second round matches for group (2). Al-Itihad three goals were scored by Al-Mutasim Sabou, Al-Sunusi Al-Hadi, and Al-Mutasim Bushnaf, while Khaleej Sirte’s goal was scored by Saleh Al-Taher.

Al-Itihad now has 6 points after winning twice to become at the top of the group by goals difference, however; Khaleej Sirte stopped at three points from one win and one loss.