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Libyan militias take over abandoned U.S. embassy in Tripoli

A Libyan militia group says it has secured the abandoned U.S. embassy in Tripoli. A Libyan militia group says it has secured ... News, Libya, United States) A Libyan militia group says it has secured the US Embassy and its ...

01/09/2014 - 07:31 - comment 0

Libyan airport closed over deadly militia violence

in clashes between rival militias in Libya's Tripoli. At least six people have been killed and 25 others wounded in clashes between Libyan rival militias over the control ... people have been killed and 25 others wounded in clashes between Libyan rival militias over the control ...

14/07/2014 - 09:00 - comments 2

Libyan army calls on militias to disarm

called on Islamist militias to disarm, ahead of a renewed assault on the eastern city of Benghazi. The Libyan National Army , led by renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar, called on Libya’s militias to disarm, warning that the anti-Islamist militia force is “approaching the finish line” ahead of a renewed assault ...

10/09/2014 - 16:00 - comment 0

Libyan Islamist militia seizes control of Tripoli airport

of long-time Libyan dictator Moammer Gaddafi in 2011, pro-nationalist militia groups have controlled ... militias.   Violence in Tripoli and Benghazi has plagued Libyan citizens for the last several months, ... Libyan Islamist militant group Fajr Libya announced ...

23/08/2014 - 20:11 - comment 0

Playing diplomacy? Libyan militias forego four oil plants in return for revenue share

be returned to government control in two to four weeks. A key Libyan militia ... & Energy, Libya) A key Libyan militia in the east has agreed to hand back control of four oil ... demand for a share in oil revenues, the official Libyan news agency reported.The seizure and the shutdown ...

08/04/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Libyan militias claim control of capital

Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday that they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli. Libya’s Islamist militias said ... rival militias to the outskirts of the capital following a weekslong battle for control of the strategic ...

25/08/2014 - 07:50 - comment 0

Libyan militias break airport ceasefire

Militias in Libya's Tripoli resumed ... by the mayor of Libya’s capital and the leaders of militias involved was broken Sunday as Islamist militias ... official told AFP. According to AFP, Islamist militias began their assault last Sunday when fighters ...

20/07/2014 - 08:13 - comment 0

Militias battle Libyan forces in Benghazi

Militants clashed with Libyan forces led by a retired ... in Benghazi Friday between militant fighters and Libyan forces led by a retired general, according to AFP ... had support from warplanes against the “ February 17 Brigade ” militia. Militants responded ...

16/05/2014 - 17:10 - comment 0

Misrata militias ordered to leave Libyan capital following US military training proposal

with US military plans to train Libyan troops, andreports that militias responsible for last week's ... a good way to build up the Libyan security forces so they are not run by militias, we are going to have ... neighbors and the international community. Militia forces from Misrata have been ordered to leave ...

18/11/2013 - 11:07 - comment 0

Militia clashes continue at Libya's largest airport

More than 20 people have been killed in fighting between two armed groups in the Libyan capital, ... bodies and 72 people were wounded,” the Libyan government said in a statement on Sunday. ... They have faced difficulties because of the stubbornness of the militias attacking the city,” the statement ...

04/08/2014 - 07:04 - comment 0