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Egypt, Libya deny bombing Benghazi

deny earlier reports that Egypt's warplanes were involved in targeting Islamist sites in Benghazi ... airplanes took part in fighting in Benghazi. Mohamed El-Hagazi added that Islamist sites in Benghazi were ... sites in war-stricken Benghazi. Presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef told Al-Ahram's Arabic news ...

16/10/2014 - 08:00 - comment 0

Libya's General Haftar vows attacks on Benghazi militiamen

that his forces are ready to liberate the northeastern city of Benghazi from other armed groups. ... the northeastern city of Benghazi from other armed groups. In a speech broadcast on a private TV channel ... couldn’t do at the start of our campaign,” Haftar noted. Benghazi has been a war zone since May, ...

15/10/2014 - 11:46 - comment 0

Libyan government claims advances in Benghazi

Khalifa Haftar have allegedly made advances this week against militias in Benghazi ... suspected militias in the restive eastern city of Benghazi, a military spokesman said. "Our troops ... Haftar's forces were poised to mount a "decisive battle" to drive out the militias from Benghazi ...

07/09/2014 - 12:20 - comment 0

Libyan militants seize army base in Benghazi

of the Libyan army's special forces in Benghazi. Militant groups have seized the headquarters of the Libyan army’s special forces in the volatile city of Benghazi after several days ... Benghazi after coming under attack from a coalition of former rebels. “We have withdrawn from the army ...

30/07/2014 - 07:40 - comment 0

Renewed fighting in Benghazi kills nine

Khalifa Haftar and armed Salafi militiamen in the restive eastern city of Benghazi. A hospital medic, ... the Benghazi airport from the control of government troops allied with Haftar. Nearly three years after ... to renegade General Khalifa Haftar and armed Salafi militiamen in the restive eastern city of Benghazi ...

17/09/2014 - 16:01 - comment 0

Ten soldiers killed in Benghazi

between the army and the militias in Libya's Benghazi. At least 10 ... of Benghazi. Army spokesman General Miloud al-Zawi said more than 10 soldiers were also wounded ... both a civilian airport and an air force base, in Benghazi. "The situation is now under ...

02/09/2014 - 07:47 - comment 0

Islamist militias claim control of Benghazi

claimed to have taken control of Libya’s second largest city , Benghazi, after defeating army units, ... The militias’ moves in both Tripoli and Benghazi reflect an attempt to “rearrange the equilibrium,” said ... forces have been attacking hard-line militias in Benghazi. Islamist militias in Benghazi responded ...

01/08/2014 - 07:50 - comment 0

Benghazi attack suspect will face three criminal charges

consulate in Benghazi will face at least three federal criminal charges. The captured Benghazi attack suspect will face three criminal federal charges on three counts, including one ... Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, could face more charges in the coming days and will be tried ...

18/06/2014 - 11:20 - comment 0

16 killed in clashes in Libya's Benghazi

militia groups in the eastern city of Benghazi have left 16 people dead and 81 injured. Clashes between Libyan army troops and anti-government militia groups in the eastern city of Benghazi have ... in the eastern city of Benghazi have left 16 people dead and 81 injured.“Most of the dead and injured ...

22/07/2014 - 10:11 - comment 0

Benghazi clashes leave at least 7 dead

The latest violence in Libya's city of Benghazi ... army and militant groups have left at least seven people dead in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi ... by a former general in Benghazi. Since the 2011 revolution that led to the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi, ...

02/06/2014 - 16:02 - comment 0