First U.S. drone strike in Libya since June; days after French airstrike killed a top ISIS affiliate leader in northern Mali

Map. History of Libya conflict

19 September 2018
First U.S. drone strike in Libya since June; days after French airstrike killed a top ISIS affiliate leader in northern Mali
The US military conducted an airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya on Aug. 28 "killing 1 ISIS-Libya terrorist," according to @USAfricaCommand. Strike was carried out "in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord." It's the first reported US strike in Libya since June 13
Sources: Drone strike in Bani Walid (western Libya) kills an alleged Islamic State member identified as Walid Abu Hreibah.
Alnabaa sources: Bani Walid's Dahira district attacked by airstrike believed to be by foreign aircraft
A suspected US airstrike killed one ISIS fighter in Al-Dahra district in the town of Bani Walid, about 90 miles southeast of Libya's Tripoli
Late last night, Libya Red Crescent emergency response team managed to enter Ein Zara area in Tripoli and evacuated 21 families and two bodies. @LibyaRC medics opened the clinic there and treated 7 injured.
One of the commanders of the special deterrent force Marwan Kara was killed during the clashes in Tripoli
GNA's PC comes out from its MUTE mode and condemns the attack on the southern districts of Tripoli, describing the attackers [Tarhuna's Kaniyat] as "gangs and outlaw groups". They are all outlaw militias, including those working under GNA. Libya
The clashes in Tripoli is between Tripoli Revolutionaries Battalion (TRB) and 301st Battalion on one side against "al-Kaniyat of Tarhuna" (7th Brigade). Nominally, the 3 militias are forces of GNA TRB -Interior Ministry 301st Battalion and 7th Brigade - Defense Ministry
Libya Presidential Council: Groups involved in Tripoli attack to be outlawed and face international sanctions
Tripoli's Security Dept. calls on citizens of the capital to act with caution and beware of indiscriminate gunfire As stated, 60-yo man was killed and 3 others were wounded in clashes between Tarhouna's 7th Brgd and Tripoli's revolutionaries Btn along with Nawasi militia in Tripoli
The National Committee for Human Rights in Libya issued a statement calling on all parties to put down their arms and cease fighting immediately.
Sources: The 7th brigade a.k.a Kanyat from Tarhuna takes control of Yarmouk military camp in Salah Eddine district of Tripoli
A citizen was killed and 3 wounded during clashes in Tripoli Libya
GNA's Health Ministry calls on private facilities to receive wounded in South Tripoli, field hospital to be established.
Ministry of Health declares state of emergency due to southern Tripoli clashes
Heavy clashes continue this morning south of Tripoli between armed groups. Heavy shootings in residential areas and tanks are seen on the streets. Libya
The Ministry of Health calls on all private clinics located within the municipality of Tripoli to receive the wounded as a result of the clashes
Libya- heavy clashes ongoing since yesterday night in southwest Tripoli between pro-GNA and other militias, with heavy fire and shelling reported in some areas, along with general mobilization of militias.
Smoke and sounds of light and heavy weapons in the area AlKhula in the outskirts of Tripoli
Smoke and sounds of light and heavy weapons in the area AlKhula in the outskirts of Tripoli
Libya's southern area of Fezzan is suffering from an influx of foreign fighters that are gradually taking over the country's tribes.
Libya: ISIS claimed Thursday's attack against the Ki'am checkpoint between Zliten and AlKhums
Physiotherapy Department of Tobruk Medical Centre attacked by unidentified armed group
3 week ago
UNHCR is worried about the situation with migrants in Libya
ISIS armed attack on security post in west Libya kills four, injures others
Killed and wounded in an attack between the cities of Zliten and Al Khamys in western Libya
Libya oil production at 1m barrels per day, last seen early June, according to Platts. All fields + ports operating. Strikes possible western ports Mellitah (gas pipeline to Italy) and Zawiyah, may halt production SW fields Sharara + El Feel.
UN call for sanctions against groups interfering with Libya institutions follows meeting with NOC discussing militia activity.
4 week ago
Libya NOC: Arson near the Wafa-Mellitah gas pipeline causes fire, no significant damage
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