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Continued airstrikes in western Libya ‘utterly unacceptable’, says UN mission chief

Ghassan Salamé, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), briefs the Security Council on the situation in Libya (Source: UN News) NEW YORK, United States of America, December 30, 2019/ — Ghassan Salamé, head of the UN Support Mission in the country, UNSMIL, called for greater […]

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Libyan National Charged With Federal Offenses in 2012 Attack on U.S. Special Mission and Annex in Benghazi

Mustafa al-Imam, a Libyan national approximately 46 years old, has been charged for his alleged participation in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Special Mission and Annex in Benghazi, Libya, which resulted in the deaths of four Americans. “The murder of four Americans in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 was a barbaric crime […]

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‘Libyan Coast Guard’ craft attacks migrant boat, at least four dead: Sea Watch NGO

An intervention by a speedboat, labelled as Libyan Coast Guard, during one of today’s rescue operation caused several deaths today in the Central Med, 14nm off Libya. During first-aid delivery for a rubber boat with approximately 150 migrants on board, a Libyan Coast Guard vessel arrived and attacked the refugees, entering the rubber boat and […]

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Dunford Says ISIL in Libya is Weakened

STUTTGART, Germany, July 18, 2016 — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today he is encouraged by developments against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Libya, a branch of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. “The trend line for [ISIL] Libya is positive from my perspective,” […]

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Official confirmation of death of Sladjana Stankovic, Jovica Stepic in Libya

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic announced yesterday that it has officially been confirmed that two Serbian nationals Sladjana Stankovic and Jovica Stepic were killed in Sabratha in the air strike by US forces against Islamists and those close to the Islamic state in Lybia. Vucic said at an extraordinary press conference that, according to operative information, […]

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Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Serbian Hostages in Libya

We have seen reports that two Serbian hostages have been killed in Libya.  At this time, we have no information indicating that their deaths were a result of the strike that U.S. Forces conducted against an ISIL senior leader and ISIL training camp in Libya. Our forces watched this training camp for weeks leading up […]

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Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Libya Airstrike

Early this morning the U.S. military conducted an airstrike in Libya targeting an ISIL training camp near Sabratha and Noureddine Chouchane, a.k.a. “Sabir,” a Tunisian national who was an ISIL senior facilitator in Libya associated with the training camp. In May 2015, Tunisian authorities named Chouchane as a suspect in the March 18, 2015, deadly […]

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Libya conflict lingers leaving nearly 2 million in need of health care

GENEVA, 27 January 2016 /As Libya’s yearlong peace talks aimed at establishing a unity government stall again, the lives of millions of people needing urgent health care linger in the balance. WHO and health partners require a total of US$ 50 million in 2016 to meet the urgent life-saving needs of nearly 2 million people. […]

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