Egypt’s el-Sisi orders army to be ready for missions abroad

Libya’s UN-recognised government has denounced the Egyptian president’s threats of military intervention. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his army is ready step in if Libya’s GNA forces advance on the strategic city of Sirte. This comes after GNA forces captured significant ground against renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar over the past month. Al Jazeera’s Malik … Read more Egypt’s el-Sisi orders army to be ready for missions abroad

Battle for Tripoli: Libya’s first centre for amputees being built

Nine years of war in Libya has maimed thousands of people. Now the victims are about to have a clinic to aid their rehabilitation. Al Jazeera’s Malik Traina reports from Misrata. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish … Read more Battle for Tripoli: Libya’s first centre for amputees being built

Libya offensive: Government-backed forces push into city of Sirte

A Turkish team has arrived in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, to help dismantle landmines left behind by forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. Turkish military support has been key to recent territorial gains made by the UN-recognised government. Al Jazeera’s Malik Traina reports from Misrata, Libya. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Libya offensive: Government-backed forces push into city of Sirte

Libya conflict: Post-shelling, flights resume at Tripoli airport

Libya’s conflict has forced flights to be redirected to Misrata after the only functioning airport in Tripoli was targeted on Monday. Mitiga airport was hit by heavy shelling. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed by rockets or air raids since renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar began his campaign to seize the capital in April. Al … Read more Libya conflict: Post-shelling, flights resume at Tripoli airport

Libyans mark 9 years since start of uprising that removed Gaddafi

Libyans have gathered across the country to celebrate nine years since the start of a revolution that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi after 42 years in power. But the celebrations are tempered by the fighting between the renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar who has embarked on an offensive to take the capital, Tripoli, where the … Read more Libyans mark 9 years since start of uprising that removed Gaddafi

Libyan frontline between cities of Misrata & Sirte

Our colleagues at Ruptly have obtained exclusive access to the frontline between the Libyan cities of Misrata & Sirte. The footage shows Misrata forces allied with the UN-backed GNA driving on the frontline. Fighting has been taking place around the Libyan capital since the LNA, which controls much of Libya’s east and parts of the … Read more Libyan frontline between cities of Misrata & Sirte

Libya conflict takes a toll on people’s mental health

In Libya, years of conflict since the fall of leader Muammar Gaddafi has scarred an entire generation. Women and children, in particular, are struggling to cope with the loss of family members on the front lines. Many say they do not get the help they need. Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports from Misrata. – Subscribe … Read more Libya conflict takes a toll on people’s mental health

Libya conflict: Government forces stop Haftar from taking Misrata

Government troops are making further advances into the territory controlled by renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar and have halted an operation by his forces to take the northwestern city of Misrata. Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports from the front line in the town of Abugrein. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Libya conflict: Government forces stop Haftar from taking Misrata

Libya conflict: At least 11 gov’t soldiers killed near Misrata

Fighting has erupted again in the area near the strategic western city of Misrata, as renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces advance towards it. At least 11 government soldiers were killed and 100 others injured. This shatters a fragile ceasefire agreed to earlier this month, undoing the work of world leaders who tried to broker … Read more Libya conflict: At least 11 gov’t soldiers killed near Misrata

NATO Extends Mission in Libya

NATO has announced that it is extending its mission in Libya for another 90 days. A statement from the military alliance read: “This decision sends a clear message to the Qadhafi regime: We are determined to continue our operation to protect the people of Libya. We will sustain our efforts to fulfil the United Nations … Read more NATO Extends Mission in Libya

War Photographers Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington Killed in Misrata

On 20th April 2011, war photographer Chris Hondros died in a Libyan hospital following injuries sustained from a rocket propelled grenade attack. He was working with Tim Hetherington, a colleague who also died in the attack. Two other photographers received shrapnel wounds in the incident. Guy Martin, a 28-year-old from Britain, is in a serious … Read more War Photographers Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington Killed in Misrata