News Archive

Jun 7, 2020

LEAKED: Turkey’s long-term strategy in Libya

The Libya Times has obtained credible information from well-informed sources detailing how the regime of Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is planning to establish a full control over Libya.

May 25, 2020

The Islamic State attacks three military camps in southern Libya

The the Islamic State’s weekly online publication, Al-Nabaa, said in its latest edition published on 21 May that militants of the terror group had launched three attacks against positions of the Libyan National Army in southern Libya.

May 24, 2020

Syrian mercenaries film themselves in Tripoli and Gharyn as total rises to 10,000

A Syrian human rights organization regularly quoted by the United Nations and the international media as the authority on human rights violations in Syria, today said that it had documented the arrival of over 10,000 Syrian mercenaries to Libya.

May 22, 2020

In anticipation of MiG-29 and Su-24, Turkey hastily deploys F-16s and air defence system to Misrata

Turkish media outlets yesterday reported that a Turkish Air Force Lockheed C-130B (callsign TUAF222) had landed at the Turkish military air base in Misrata coming form Istanbul, adding that it was escorted by a squadron comprising three KC-135 aerial tankers, one A-400M transport plane, one E-7 Peace Eagle AWACS and multiple F-16s jets. The same sources said that that the aircraft was carrying batteries of Hisar-A, Hisar-O and S-400.

Abubakr al-Baghdadi
May 12, 2019

Abubakr al-Baghdadi is hiding in Libya, says British military

Islamic State’s leader is believed to be hiding in Libya since February after fleeing Syria’s Baghouz, British military officials have announced today.

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