June 2016

Libya draws with Morocco 1-1 at AFCON 2017 qualifiers

June 04, 2016 - 19:37
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan national football team tied Friday with its Moroccan counterpart 1-1 in the second leg match of group (6) at the qualifiers matches of AFCON 2017, Gabon.

At Radis Stadium in Tunisia, the Moroccan team scored first at the minute 35 of the first half by player Nabeel Drar, and then the Libyan team’s player Sanad Al-Wirfalli scored the drawing goal at the minute 90 to end the second half and the whole match 1-1.

Al-Bunyan AL-Marsoos forces clash with IS militants at Al-Gardabiya base, shell their positions inside Sirte

June 02, 2016 - 22:59
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Forces of AL-Bunyan Al-Marsoos (Solid Structure) clashed Thursday evening with IS terrorists in Al-Gardabiya base in Sirte and in Buhadi town as well.

Media sources close to the senior leaders of the fighting brigades reported that the forces were so close to taking control of Al-Gardabiya base and Buhadi and freeing them from IS militants. 

Libya’s Mufti: The real battle is in Benghazi, it is to decide Libya’s fate

June 02, 2016 - 21:59
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Libya’s Mufti, Al-Sadiq Al-Gharyani, has confirmed that fighting IS militants is a duty, saying that those who fight them deserve to be martyrs, however, he pointed out that the real battle is the one taking place in Benghazi and it is a religious duty to give support for that battle's revolutionaries.

Libyan revolutionary factions form Defend Benghazi Brigades

June 02, 2016 - 20:53
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A number of Benghazi revolutionaries have announced the launch of a defensive operation to defend Benghazi and to support Benghazi Shura Council as well as Ajdabia revolutionaries, according to their statement.

In the statement, issued Thursday, Benghazi revolutionaries named themselves Defend Benghazi Brigades, pointing out that they are not linked to any party or organization, be it local or foreign, but they areLibyan nationals only.

Tripoli-based CBL receives new amount of Libyan dinar banknotes

June 01, 2016 - 23:15
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The Central Bank of Libya in Tripoli received Wednesday afternoon an amount of Libyan dinar banknotes that landed in Mitiga airport coming from the UK.

The CBL explained on its website that the amount is worth 112.5 million dinars (5’s) pointing out that it will receive another amount of money worth 250 million dinars in mid-June.

Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos seizes Jarif and steam power plant, nears to Sirte

June 01, 2016 - 23:11
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The operations chamber of Al-Bunyan AL-Marsoos (Solid Structure) said its forces advanced Wednesday afternoon from western and southern frontlines toward Sirte, pointing that the ones coming from the south managed to control the town of Jarif and its outlying area, while the forces positioned in western Sirte gripped a firm hold of Al-Khaleej steam power plant, advancing some kilometers ahead to hem IS militants around inside Sirte.

Sentences on six former regime figures suspended temporarily

June 01, 2016 - 19:52
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The Criminal Courthouse of the Supreme Court has temporarily suspended carrying out the sentences on six former regime figures after they have challenged the sentences by reasons of sickness and old age.

The head of the interrogation office at the Attorney General’s Office, Al-Seddeek Al-Soor, said the Criminal Courthouse accepted the appeal of Ahmed Al-Shareef, Mohammed Al-Zway, Husni Al-Wehishi, Abdul Hafeeth Al-Zaleetni, Abdul Majeed Al-Mizwaghi, and Ammar Al-Nayed.

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