2019/01/15- A spokesman for Libya’s powerful paramilitary based in the eastern city of Benghazi says its troops are launching an operation « to cleanse » the country’s south of Islamic militants and criminals.Ahmed al-Mesmari of the self-styled Libyan National Army that answers to Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter told reporters on Tuesday that the operations aims to « eliminate gangs, Islamic State terrorists and criminals » in the south. Continuer à lire … « Libya’s paramilitary force to ‘cleanse’ country’s south »
2018/08/11 – The self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) has announced the start of military trials in eastern Libya for more than 200 people the armed group accuses of terrorism. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Libyan National Army announces start of military trials for ‘terrorist groups’ »
2018/03/08 – The Libyan National Army (LNA), the eastern-based army under the command of Khalifa Hafter and aligned to the House of Representatives (HoR), announced yesterday that it was holding a ‘‘C4ISR’’ scientific conference in Benghazi on 28-30 April 2018. Continuer à lire … « Libya – LNA announces C4ISR conference #military »
U.S. special operations troops have captured a militant believed to be a key figure in the 2012 attack against the special mission compound in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Commandos captured Mustafa al-Imam in Libya just before midnight local time Sunday, reports the Associated Press, citing administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Al-Imam is now in Department of Justice custody and is expected to arrive in the U.S. within the next two days on a military plane. Continuer à lire … « Libya – US Forces Capture Militant Instrumental In Benghazi Attack »