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Libya Warns Italy of ISIS Fighter in Milan

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan authorities have warned Italy that an ISIS fighter is currently in Milan. The fighter, who has connections with an ISIS commander from Tunisia known as Abu Nassim, is said to be located in San Siro, a neighbourhood in the Italian city. Abu Nassim, who …

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Tensions Between Rival Powers in Libya Threaten its Future

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Forces loyal to the UN-backed Libyan government in Tripoli (GNA) are making major gains in Sirte against ISIS. However, the rising tension between rival governments might lead the country into further chaos and violence. The tension between competing powers in Libya threatens to steal the …

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Kobler Says UN Will Only Back GNA in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff)   The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) is “crumbling” said Martin Kobler, the UN special envoy to Libya. Constant power cuts, a weak economy and lack of security are signs that the GNA is struggling to keep it together. The GNA has been faced …

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US Sends Special Operations Troops to Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) US Special Operations troops are aiding and advising forces loyal to the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli (GNA) in their fight against ISIS in Sirte, said the Pentagon. On Tuesday, Henrietta Levin, the Pentagon spokesperson said, “A small number of US forces have gone in …

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GNA Forces Begin Post-Liberation Clean Up

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) After making major gains in Sirte this week, forces loyal to the UN-backed government (GNA) began the process of clearing the areas they liberated of any landmines and other explosives left by ISIS. Though the GNA backed forces were able to make major gains, there …

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70 Percent of Sirte is Free from ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) In the last 24 hours, Libyan forces fighting ISIS in Sirte have liberated most of the city with the help of US airstrikes which have enabled the Libyan forces to take over strategic areas in the city centre. Mokhtar Khalifa, the mayor of Sirte, said …

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GNA Forces Take Over Strategic Buildings in Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Wednesday, Libyan forces fighting ISIS in Sirte were able to take over and secure the Ouagadougou Conference Centre, a hospital, and university buildings in the coastal city. The advance came after the United States began its airstrikes campaign last week. Libyan forces were struggling …

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Fayez Al-Sarraj Says Foreign Troops Are Not Welcome in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Wednesday, Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj of the UN-backed Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) said that no foreign troops are needed to fight Libya’s battle against ISIS. “We do not need foreign troops on Libyan soil,” Al-Sarraj said. A Report by the Washington Post …

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Are Western Powers Seeking Redemption from GNA for Supporting Haftar?

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) France released a joint statement on behalf of the French government, Britain, Germany, the United States, Italy and Spain on Wednesday expressing support to the UN-backed unity government (GNA). The western allies said they were concerned with the constant power struggle over Al-Zueitina oil port …

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France Increases Humanitarian Aid to Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Monday, France announced that it will increase its “humanitarian aid to Libya with a new €450,000 subsidy (nearly half a million US dollars) for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC),” according to a press release published on a government website. The increase …

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GNA in final phases of Freeing Sirte of ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Sunday, commanders of operation Al-Bunyan al-Marsous who are loyal to the UN-backed unity government (GNA), met to discuss “the final and the crucial battles” to wipe out ISIS in Sirte, according to a post on the force’s Facebook page. On Monday, the GNA loyal forces …

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Libya’s Largest Oil Port Es Sider Begins Repairs

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Es Sider – Libya’s largest oil port, begins repairs. On Sunday, Galal Mohamed, Waha Oil Corporation’s director of operations, said that oil production and exports from the newly reopened oil ports are likely to begin in a month. The only thing currently holding production back …

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