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Benghazi University's Council issued a statement Monday containing the resignation of the entire staff, according to the parallel Libyan news agency (LANA). The statement attributed the group resignation of the staff to the interference of the assignee of the Interim government's education Ministry in the ...
TRIPOLI, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Libya's eastern-based government said Sunday that it adopted a package of security measures to counter terrorist threats in the eastern city of Benghazi. The interim government said in a statement that the cabinet and security leaders of Benghazi had tightened security ...

The speaker of Libya's eastern parliament accused Turkey of supporting what he called terrorists who bombed a mosque in the eastern city of Benghazi last month and killed about 35 people, the Russian Sputnik news agency said . "Terrorist organisations are behind this, unfortunately with support of ...
"I have advised Haftar to gain his legitimacy from the House of Representatives, but the issue that has destroyed Benghazi is that politics had been mixed with fighting terrorism." Al-Barghathi added, saying he has no problem in dealing with any Libyan party, including Operation dignity of Khalifa Haftar, ...
The United States is supporting UN-mediated dialogue in Libya in the hopes of resolving the festering disputes among the country's warring parties. That's been America's policy ever since the overthrow of the dictatorial regime of Muammar Gaddafi - engineered with US support in 2011 which led to a brief ...

TRIPOLI, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Three children were killed in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday by unexploded ordnance in the city. "Unexploded ordnance killed three children when they were playing near the social security building," Benghazi's Joint Central Security Chamber said in a ...
The United Nations is "appalled" by apparent retaliatory killings in Libya following reports of eight bodies found in the cities of Benghazi and Derna. Five bodies ... In Derna, east of Benghazi, the bodies of three people who appeared to have been summarily killed were found dumped, medical sources said.
Tripoli, Libya, Mareeg.com-January 29, 2018-World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemns the double car bombing in Al-Salmani district in Benghazi on 23 January 2018 which killed and injured scores of civilians. WHO extends its condolences to the victims' families and renews its humanitarian ...
Two car bombs in the Libyan city Benghazi killed an estimated 33 people on the night of January 23. The previous week clashes in the capital, Tripoli, left at least 20 dead, as armed groups fought over the city's only airport. To an extent, violence of this nature has rocked Libya since at least 2014 and ...
The International Criminal Court has condemned a horrific bombing outside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi and subsequent revenge ... Mustafa Busayf al-Werfalli of the Libyan National army [LNA] militia, which controls Benghazi, publically executing ten prisoners outside the mosque.
World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemned the double car bombing in Al-Salmani district in Benghazi on 23 January 2018 which killed and injured scores of civilians. WHO extended in a statement on Friday its condolences to the victims' families and renewed its humanitarian commitment to ...
Sources from the Benghazi Medical Center confirmed receiving 12 bodies for men who were reported to have been found Friday morning in two locations on the roads of Al-Leethi and Tariq Al- Naher in Benghazi, eastern Libya. The sources said the bodies were identified as prisoners at Khalifa Haftar's ...
10 unidentified bodies with signs of torture and gunshots found in Benghazi on Friday, local sources reported. The sources clarified that 5 bodies were found dumped in a landfill in Laithi district while the 5 others were found tossed on Al-Nahir Road. Papers written on them names of the victims and ...
World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemns the double car bombing in Al-Salmani district in Benghazi on 23 January 2018 which killed and injured scores of civilians. WHO extends its condolences to the victims' families and renews its humanitarian commitment to support Libyans throughout the ...
The number of deaths emanating from the double-car Benghazi bombings has risen to 41 and injuries are reported as 80, according to the Tripoli-based state news agency, LANA. The update comes as the House of Representatives announces three days of official morning. The tragedy has received wide ...
John 'Tig' Tiegen is one of the heroes of Benghazi, and nowadays, he spends his time doing free gun matches and giving motivational speeches around what he experienced at Benghazi. Tiegen is at SHOT Show 2018 to help promote his sponsors, and show off some of their new products, including a free ...

A video shared online through a facebook account connected to the Libyan National army has shown the summary execution of at least ten people in Benghazi in revenge for a twin car bombing. In the video, which has been shared across social media, at least ten men wearing blue jumpsuits are shown ...
"Security in Benghazi is key to Libya's overall stability, and we urge all Libyans to reject violence. The latest attack underscores the urgent need to break the political deadlock and bring peace to Libya. It is vital for all parties to engage in good faith with UN-led political process." Distributed by APO Group on ...
Benghazi: The toll from a twin car bombing at a mosque in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi rose to 35 Wednesday, medical officials said, one of the highest from a single attack since Libya slid into turmoil after a 2011 uprising. The first blast Tuesday evening hit worshippers leaving the large Bayaat ...
Libyan authorities say the death toll in a twin car bombing near a mosque in a residential area of the eastern city of Benghazi has risen to 33. Local health official Hani Belras Ali said on Wednesday that 47 people were also wounded in the Tuesday night attack in the Salmani neighborhood. No group has ...
The death toll from a nighttime twin car bombing near a mosque in a residential area of Libya's eastern city of Benghazi rose to 33 on Wednesday, authorities said. The Tuesday night attack, which struck the city's Salmani neighborhood, also left 47 people wounded, local health official Hani Belras Ali said.
An armed man opened fire on a patient in Al-Jala hospital in Benghazi on Tuesday. The hospital said on its official facebook page that a visitor to one of the patients fired shots at another patient near the admission office, causing panic among the medical staff, the patients and the visitors. The hospital did ...
Amman, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Jordan on Wednesday condemned a terrorist attack in Libya's Benghazi that resulted in the death of tens of civilians and the injury of many others, the state-run Petra news agency reported. Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said the Jordanian ...
Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night, killing 27 and wounding ... Tarek Alkharraz, spokesman for military and police forces in Benghazi, said the first explosion went off in the Salmani neighborhood about 8:20 p.m. ...
At least 33 people have been killed in a double car bombing in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, according to officials. Tuesday's first bomb went off outside Salmani neighbourhood's Bait Radwan mosque, frequented by the fighters of Brigade 210 from eastern Libyan security forces, the Libya Observer ...
A verbal altercation at the Benghazi Medical Centre has developed into an exchange of fire that caused extreme panic among the staff, patients and visitors of the centre. Sources from the centre said that one of the involved parties began shooting randomly at the entrance of the emergency department, ...
Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing 27 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed to cause mass casualties among first responders, officials said. Capt. Tarek Alkharraz, spokesman for military and police forces in Benghazi, said ...
Benghazi heroes Kris "Tanto" Paronto and Dave "Boon" Benton discuss working with Maxim Defense and what they like better: an AR or AK? guns.com met with Paronto and Benton during Industry Day at the Range, the soft intro to the annual Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show. Monday's event was ...
Benghazi Medical Centre said that it had received three unidentified bodies with traces of torture and gunshots. A source from the centre said that the bodies were handed over by local citizens who found them dumped in Hawari district on Monday morning. The incident comes two days after another body ...
The war in Benghazi erupted in 2014, when Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar began battling Islamists and other opponents, part of a broader conflict that spread in Libya after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi seven years ago. Haftar's Libyan National army took a final holdout from its rivals in December, but ...
Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night, killing 27 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed to cause mass casualties among first responders, officials said. Capt. Tarek Alkharraz, spokesman for military and police forces ...
Mines Still Claim Legs and Lives in Libya's Benghazi, Months After war Ceased. Jan. 21, 2018, at 10:24 a.m.. Mines Still Claim Legs and ... Members of the demining team of the Libyan National army search for mines, in Benghazi, Libya January 14, 2018. Picture taken January 14, 2018. Reuters/Ayman Alwrfaly Reuters.
Please email: miranda@mirandaspigener.com for press credentials. Writer/Performer Ross John Gosla and director David Beatty (The Wasteland), weave together 3 seemingly unrelated "shadows" - a hunter's missed shot, an actor's involvement in the 2012 Benghazi Embassy attack, and a boy's desire to ...
A $150,000 taxpayer-funded settlement was granted by former Benghazi Select Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina) for wrongful termination after an aide alleged he was fired for not focusing his inquiry in on Hillary Clinton. The Washington Post confirmed the settlement was paid to Bradley Podliska ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Libyan Red Crescent announced on Saturday that 31 unidentified bodies were buried in the eastern city of Benghazi. "In presence of local authorities, Libyan Red Crescent emergency team in Benghazi buried 31 unidentified bodies that were in the mortuary of Benghazi ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- A car bomb exploded in the town of Salouq on the outskirts of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday, according to a local source. "A car bomb exploded at around 10:45 a.m. (08:45 GMT) near one of the main streets of Salouq without any casualties," a source of ...
Amazigh human rights activist, Rabea Jayash, was abducted on December 27 in Benghazi by an armed group affiliated with Khalifa Haftar's self-styled army. Jayash, from the western town of Yefren, was invited by a friend to visit Benghazi to attend a celebration of the Independence Day at the Kids' ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- Libyan army spokesman on Wednesday said that the war against terrorism in the eastern city of Benghazi killed more than 5,000 soldiers. "All the military operations in the city have ended, and terrorism has been eliminated, after our forces fought battles from the Benina Air Base ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- More than 160 soldiers of Libyan eastern-based army were killed in 2017 during military operations against terrorist groups in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to a military official. "Special forces lost 161 martyrs of duty, including 68 killed by landmines planted by terrorist ...
Unknown assailants driving a four-wheel drive vehicle at the Benghazi University campus forced a student into their vehicle and then drove off to an unknown destination on Sunday. Sources at the university stated that an unknown four-wheel drive vehicle with tinted windows was driving around the ...
In a press statement, the Head of Information of the General Secretariat of the Libyan Red Crescent, Bahaa al-Kawash, said that the bodies have been kept in the morgue of Benghazi Medical Center (BMC) for more than 5 months, noting that DNA samples were taken from the bodies before being buried.
TRIPOLI, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- An official of the Libyan eastern-based army said that landmines planted by extremists in the eastern city of Benghazi have killed 197 soldiers and civilians during 2017, the eastern Libyan Press Agency reported on Sunday. 27 military engineering experts were killed and seven ...
Benghazi Shura Council fighters have left their last holdout in the city - Sidi Ekhribish - and arrived in Derna on Friday, the senior leader of Libya Martyrs Brigade, Mohammed Salalbi announced in a statement on Friday. The statement, titled Ekhribish Epic, also explained that after the heavy clashes and ...
TRIPOLI, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Libya's eastern-based army on Saturday concluded all the military operations against extremists in the eastern city of Benghazi, a military source said. "The army's special units concluded all military operations in Sidi Ekhrebish area after securing the area and pursuing the ...
The LNA's Special Forces Operations Room announced yesterday that they had completed their military operations in the Sidi Khrebiesh area of Benghazi. They also announced that they had gained control over the Al-Balady hotel and its surrounding areas. The Special Forces Operations Room said that ...
These and other questions may be answered when the Department of Defense completes its investigation. In the meantime, Frederica Wilson, a Democratic Congresswoman from Florida, is validating one of the Republicans' most disingenuous partisan stunts in recent memory: the Benghazi hearings. "The American people ...
"Gowdy used to say insist his Benghazi investigation was never about, or did not evolve into, probe of Clinton's emails and use of a private server," tweeted Bloomberg Congressional correspondent Billy House. "But now, he and Goodlatte want to look into why FBI's inquiry led to no action against Clinton in ...
Benghazi, Libya (AP) -- Libyan officials say twin bomb explosions at a mosque in the city of Benghazi have killed at least two people and wounded 75 others. Motaz Agouri, an official at Benghazi security directorate's media office, said the explosion took place during Friday prayers inside the Saad Ibn ...
An improvised explosive device went off at Saad Ben Obadah mosque in Majouri neighborhood of Benghazi during Friday prayer leaving 1 person dead and more than 84 others wounded, according to medical sources. Eyewitnesses said the blast caused extensive damage to the mosque as well.


 

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