April 2017

Haftar's downfall is in sight, UN-proposed government's official claims

April 18, 2017 - 15:09
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The spokesman of the defense ministry of the UN-proposed government, Mohammed Al-Ghasri, has revealed that the end of Khalifa Haftar is approaching and the current clashes in southern Libya have already kicked it off.

The spokesman, Al-Ghasri, explained that the international intervention forces will target Haftar's fighter aircraft and forces, who are fighting currently in Libya's south.

Dignity Operation spokesman says fight in southern Libya meant to expel Third Force

April 17, 2017 - 22:05
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The spokesman of Dignity Operation forces, Ahmed Al-Mismari, has described the ongoing clashes in southern Libya as an attempt to drive Third Force troops outside the region.

The Third Force is a military body that is appointed by the UN-proposed government to secure the southern region, including Timnahent airbase, where most of the current hit-and-miss skirmishes are taking place.

Libyan air and naval forces form joint operations room to fight fuel smuggling

April 17, 2017 - 22:02
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The fuel and gas crisis committee has announced that air and naval forces had formed an operations room to end the crisis of fuel smuggling from Libya.

"All targets are now in sight and the new joint operations room will take the needed action against them once needed." The committee said on its Facebook page.

It also stressed that the operations room is getting ready to end this phenomenon on the Libyan coast once and for all.

Tarhouna city deplores leaked appointments of ambassadors and consuls

April 17, 2017 - 12:21
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Municipal Council of Tarhouna (MCT) has held an urgent meeting with the Council of Sheikhs and Dignitaries and civil society institutions to consider a leaked government decision appointing around 83 ambassadors and chargés d'affaires, 3 of them "attributed themselves to the city of Tarhouna," according to MCT.  

Chadian national killed in east Libya for alleged witchcraft

April 16, 2017 - 22:55
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Authorities in Bayda have killed a Chadian national for conducting black magic rites after a series of mysterious suicides plagued the eastern city.

The Internal Security Service killed 25-year-old "Nabil Hassan Jomaa" hours after his detention on Monday on charges of practicing black magic and alleged involvement in the teenagers’ suicides in the city.