Tag: Benghazi

Tunisia warns Libya’s new PM not to use territory as rear base for political ambitions

April 25, 2022

Tunisian authorities have banned Libya’s Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha appointed by the Libyan parliament from using the North African country as a rear base for ... Read More

Libyan female lawyer gunned down in Benghazi for criticizing Haftar

November 11, 2020

A prominent Benghazi Libyan lawyer who lately turned critical of east-based retired Gen. Khalifa Haftar was shot dead Tuesday by gunmen aligned with the rogue ... Read More

Direct peace talks between two opposing Libyan delegations under the auspices of the United Nations

October 20, 2020

Direct talks between two opposing Libyan delegations began this Monday, October 19 in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations. Ten members of the ... Read More

Libya: Two car bomb attacks at funeral of Haftar’s military aid kill 6 people in Benghazi

July 12, 2019

Two cars exploded Thursday a military funeral in Eastern Libya killing six people including two soldiers and one police officer under the command of military ... Read More

Repeated Attacks Could Close down Key Hospital in Eastern Libya – WHO

December 28, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya’s second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on ... Read More

Libya: UN Outraged by Extrajudicial Killings in Benghazi following Bombings

January 25, 2018

The UN Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Wednesday expressed concerns over what it termed “brutal and outrageous summary executions” of prisoners in the city of ... Read More

Libya: London Wants All Parties to Work Together For Peace & Stability

August 25, 2017

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Thursday Benghazi wherein he met Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar, the Head of the Libyan National Army, as well as ... Read More

Libya: Haftar’s Military Commander under International Arrest Warrant

August 16, 2017

The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an international arrest warrant for Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Warfalli, accused of war crimes for the execution of ... Read More

Libya: Haftar’s Officer Accused of War Crimes

July 20, 2017

The UN asked Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) to suspend Mahmoud Al-Warfali, a commander of Saiqa Special Forces, accused of having committed war crimes ... Read More

Libya: Forces Loyal to Haftar Edge towards Tripoli

July 12, 2017

Armed groups aligned with Libyan self-style Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar said Tuesday they took control of the town of Castelverde, 75 kilometres east of Tripoli ... Read More