Category: Libya

Van attacker ‘turned against Muslims’ after bridge attack

The suspect in the Finsbury Park terror attack had expressed increasingly antagonistic views towards Muslims in the weeks following the recent London Bridge atrocity, it emerged tonight. Darren Osborne, 47, was arrested in the early hours of Monday on suspicion of driving a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers in north London. He is […]

Gaddafi’s son still being held captive by Lebanese Shia militias

The family of Hannibal Gaddafi issued a statement saying: The family of Captain Hannibal Gaddafi, who is suffering the bitterness of foreign exile, and the kidnapping of Captain Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi, and on the occasion of the coming of the holy month of Ramadan, God rest on us and on everyone in Yemen and blessings, […]

Saudis list terrorists connected to Qatar, Turkey, & Iran

As part of fighting terrorism and closing its sources and expansion, On Friday, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain listed 59 individuals and 12 entities related to Qatar on its banned terrorist lists, including five Libyans who, since the revolution that toppled the Muammar Gaddafi regime, played dubious roles in Libya, contributed […]

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major U.S. military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen made no demands […]

London attack linked to hate preacher Anjem Choudary

The bloody rampage that left seven people dead and dozens injured on a busy Saturday night in London Bridge is the latest atrocity to be tied to Anjem Choudary’s network of extremists, it has emerged. Khuram Butt, who wore an Arsenal shirt and hoax suicide vest to carry out the slaughter, had been reported to […]

Egypt strikes ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya in response to attack

Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant camps following the deadly attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, President Abdel Fattah Sisi has announced. The strikes were carried out in eastern Libya, state television said.

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Obama: Most ‘courageous’ decision was not bombing Syria

Former President Obama cited his decision not to bomb Syria in 2013 following confirmation that President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical gas as the one that required the most courage during his presidency. “I actually think that the issue that required the most political courage was the decision not to bomb Syria after the chemical […]

Details emerge of reported Serraj-Hafter agreement

Although there has been no official statement so far on today’s talks in Abu Dhabi between Presidency Council head Fayez Serraj and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, unconfirmed reports say that a number of points were agreed. These include reducing the Presidency Council to three rather than nine members, the fight against terrorism and the classifying […]

Black Africans being ‘sold in Libyan slave markets’

West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home. Trafficked people passing through Libya have previously reported violence, extortion and slave labour. But the new testimony from the International Organization for Migration suggests that the trade in human beings […]

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