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Video: Libya Peace Talks in Jeopardy

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Algeria is hosting a gathering of Libya rivals to discuss the long-running conflict. General Khalifa Haftar, one of the key players, has pulled out of the talks. Haftar earlier said he had held several […]

Video: Unlikely Saviours Protect Leptis Magna

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A group of armed volunteers patrols the 50-hectare UNESCO World Heritage site of Leptis Magna in Libya to safeguard the Roman remains from looting, vandalism and possible attacks from jihadists:

Video: Disease and Mines Rule in former IS Bastion

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In the district of Al-Giza al-Bahriya in Libya’s Sirte, the sea breeze mingles with the stench of corpses decomposing under the rubble. The coastal neighbourhood was the last part of the Islamic State group’s north […]

Video: GNA Forces still face Resistance in Sirte

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Forces loyal to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) recapture large chunks of the coastal city of Sirte that IS jihadists seized in June 2015 as a staging post for an expansion into North Africa. […]

Video: Crisis in Libya – Who’s to blame?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Five years after Colonel Gaddafi’s death, Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks with ‘UpFront’ about the Libyan intervention: Praises the 2011 NATO air war against the Gaddafi regime: “It was really a model intervention” Says “the […]

Video: Pro-Govt Fighters squeeze IS in Sirte

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. At least 14 pro-government fighters were killed on Friday in clashes with the Islamic State group in the jihadists’ former Libya bastion of Sirte, a medical source said:

Video: Libya Forces Resume anti-IS Assault in Sirte

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan pro-government forces press an offensive against Islamic State group holdouts in Sirte, pounding the jihadists with heavy artillery after a two-week pause in fighting:

Video: Sirte Fighters treated at Misrata Hospital

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya’s pro-government forces corner Islamic State group jihadists in their last holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, after heavy fighting that left dozens of dead and wounded. At least 38 pro-GNA fighters have been […]