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Iraqi Shiite militia claims responsibility for Saudi mortar attack

range of fire," Mukhtar Army militia commander Wathiq al-Batat told Reuters.  The Shiite ... Iraqi Shiite militia commander says his group fired ... Shiite militia commander on Thursday announced his group had fired six mortar bombs into Saudi ...

21/11/2013 - 13:11 - comment 1

Detained Iraqi Shi'ite militia chief threatens to kill politicians

to lawyers or his family. Six weeks after his Iranian-backed al-Mukhtar Army fired six mortar bombs ... call from his cell on Monday evening, Battat said his Mukhtar Army would start killing members ... After his capture, a Shi'ite militia leader has ...

21/01/2014 - 10:56 - comment 0

Libyan army calls on militias to disarm

Libya's army, lead by rogue General Haftar, 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, ...

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

Libya's army chief orders militias to capital

Libya’s army chief ordered the deployment of Islamist-led militias to the capital Tripoli on Monday ... headlines, Regional News, Libya) Libya’s army chief ordered the deployment of Islamist-led militias ... The army chief has ordered Libya's Islamist ...

19/05/2014 - 16:02 - comment 0

Militia leaders in Lebanon’s Tripoli surrender to army

The Army, as well as the Internal Security Forces, has arrested a number of militia commanders and gunmen ... Three militia leaders believed to be responsible ... Three militia commanders wanted for Tuesday’s assault that left eight Lebanese soldiers wounded ...

21/05/2014 - 11:13 - comment 0

The end of Libya? Rogue militias may lead to the country's collapse

Will Libya's relentless militias pull the country ... of Benghazi, preparations were underway for a new assault on Islamist militias. The attacking troops, however, were not part of the country's military forces but of the self-declared Libyan National Army ...

20/05/2014 - 13:26 - comment 0

Islamist militias claim control of Benghazi

Hard-line Islamist militias claimed to have taken control of Libya's second largest city. Hard-line Islamist militias claimed to have taken control of Libya’s second largest city , Benghazi, after defeating army units, ...

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

UN to hold talks with Libya's militias

with Libyan militias in an effort to end clashes. The United Nations is planning to hold talks with the Libyan militias in a bid to convince them to put down arms, says the UN envoy. “The United Nations will start talking to the militias in order to try and solve the problems provoked ...

02/10/2014 - 12:48 - comment 0

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 ... immediately after entering the place following the exit of the rival militia. The place is secure and under ...

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

Militia clashes continue at Libya's largest airport

They have faced difficulties because of the stubbornness of the militias attacking the city,” the statement ... and pushing the army outside of the city. Nearly three years after the fall of former ruler, Muammar ...

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