Tag: Sabratha

Egypt announces freedom for six nationals detained in Libya

February 20, 2023

Six Egyptian nationals held in an irregular detention center in western Libya have set free, Egypt’s oreign ministry announced. "According to the information received from ... Read More

Libya: GNA-linked Militias Fight over Control of Oil Facility in Sabratha

October 9, 2017

Two militia groups linked to the UN-backed Government of National Accord have fought over the control of oil and gas terminal in the town of ... Read More

Libya: Ansar al-Sharia becomes first Libyan extremist group to dissolve

May 29, 2017

Ansar al-Sharia, a group that became famous in 2012 after the US held it responsible for killing its Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens together with ... Read More

Tunisia: Top IS Commander Wanted by Authorities Arrested in Libya

August 18, 2016

A Tunisian, considered to be the top Islamic State group commander operating from Libya, has been arrested west of Libya by forces loyal to General ... Read More

Instability Poses Serious Danger to Libya’s World Heritage Sites, UNESCO says

July 15, 2016

The raging civil war in Libya and the presence of extremist fighters in the vicinity of historical sites are posing a serious danger to the ... Read More

Libya: US Downplays IS Capability to Further Expand despite Growing Big in Size

April 8, 2016

Top US commander for Africa Thursday downplayed the capacity of the Islamic State’s branch in Libya to conquer more swathes of the Libyan territory given ... Read More

Tunisia: 19 Alleged Terrorists Arrested near Libyan Border

April 4, 2016

Tunisian National Guard forces Sunday nabbed 19 people trying to sneak into Libya in view of joining terrorist groups. The men had earlier attempted to ... Read More

Libya: Serraj Gains Support of 10 Key Cities, Tripoli Leaders Flee Capital

April 1, 2016

The Libyan Unity Government Thursday received backing from significant Libyan actors among whom leaders of 10 coastal cities that have joined Serraj-led Government of National ... Read More

Italian Premier Shuns Sending Troops to Libya

March 7, 2016

Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Sunday ruled out sending Italian troops to Libya as suggested by American envoy to Rome who indicated that Italy could ... Read More

Portugal Offers Tunisia Help to Secure Borders with Libya

February 25, 2016

Tunisia Wednesday received strong support from Portugal which vowed to help secure the volatile border with Libya and offered to train army and security forces. ... Read More