May 2017

Egyptian warplanes attack Derna once again

May 29, 2017 - 17:02
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Egyptian fighter jets carried out Monday airstrikes on Derna city for the second time in three days, targeting civilian locations in a residential area.

The Egyptian air attack also targeted engineers' residential compound of the General Electricity Company and Derna steam power plant as well as the distillation station.

Residents of the targeted locations were left in extreme panic due to the Egyptian air raids.

East Libya General woos Tripoli armed groups, orders his militias to help them

May 29, 2017 - 15:24
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Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Renegade General Khalifa Haftar has applauded Tripoli armed brigades loyal to the UN-proposed Presidency Council, describing them as “patriots.”

Described once as terror groups wreaking havoc in the capital, Haftar now said these armed groups have taken the mission to protect the capital from the “political Islam groups,” his staunch foes.

Salvation Government: Presidential Council is stigma on Libya

May 28, 2017 - 18:07
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

The National Salvation Government (SG) of the General National Congress (GNC) has issued a statement shaming the Presidential Council and accusing it of being a degradation for Libya and the Libyans.

"We denounce the illegitimate Presidential Council's urge for division and war among Libyans." The statement - issued Friday - says.

The SG is legitimate by the Libyan constitution and court, the statement adds.