Libya

Libya: ISIS makes comeback by claiming attack south of Sirte

In early December last year, the so-called Islamic State's (ISIS) Libyan branch dislodged from its stronghold in the Mediterranean coastal town of Sirte — Following a more than seven months long battle against an alliance of militias refered to as Operation Bonyan al-Marsous (BAM), mainly...

Libya: Woman arrested in Mechili is not the wife of Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Last Saturday night reports emerged that the wife of AQIM's Al-Mourabitoune leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar had been arrested in Mechili, about 75km south of the Cyrenaican city of Derna, the announcement came from Beida's 'Anti-terrorism and subversion directorate'. According to reports did the counter-terrorist unit act...

Libya: Air raid by unknown aircraft in Gardhah al-Shati

Last night on Monday November 14 were airstrikes by "unknown aircraft" reported in the area of Gardhah al-Shati north of Sebha, the strikes that reportedly killed a number of terrorists gave rise to a lot of speculation in Libyan media and on social media platforms....

Libya: ISIS attacks beyond the frontlines of central Sirte (interactive map)

On August 1, US initiated 'Operation Odyssey Lightning' on request by Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) which is supported by a coalition of militias mainly from the city of Misrata that fights the so-called 'Islamic State' (ISIS) in Sirte, hometown of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi....

Libya: Who was killed at the Baghlah junction?

The Libyans stir confusion claiming to have killed the Algerian-Tunisian terrorist Khaled Chaïb On May 29, a picture was published by 'Operation Bonyan al-Marsous Media Center', the media channel reporting for the GNA-backed coalition dominated by Misrata militias fighting the so-called Islamic State in Sirte and...

MENASTREAM ID #1: Moez Ben Abdelkader Ben Ahmed Fezzani

MENASTREAM ID is MENASTREAM's new project where we provide information on armed militants with personal information, background and graphics The Tunisian Ministry of Interior issued a search warrant on Monday February 8, 2016 for Moez Ben Abdelkader Ben Ahmed Fezzani also known as 'Abu Nassim' born...