Libya Dawn will not recognize Libyan visas issued in Malta by Thinni/HoR ‘’embassy’’

By Libya Herald staff. Malta,  4 January 2015: The Libya Dawn Salvation government based in Tripoli, supported by the GNC and Misrata-led militias, will not recognize Libyan visas issued by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR)/ Abdullah Thinni recognized embassy in Malta. Malta currently has two Charge d’Affaires purporting to be the sole and official…

Tunisian Jihadists Establishing New Networks with Libyan Islamists

Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 12 Issue: 11 May 30, 2014 07:53 PM Age: 1 day By: Stefano Maria Torelli Files:TerrorismMonitorVol12Issue11_01.pdf The Tunisian Salafist movement Ansar al-Shari’a in Tunisia (AST) was declared a terrorist organization by the government of Tunis in August 2013. Since then, it seems to have adopted concealment tactics, given the impossibility of…

Thousands of Libyan missiles from Qaddafi era missing in action

BySharyl AttkissonCBS NewsMarch 25, 2013, 9:11 AM A MANPAD missile (Man-Portable Air Defence Systems) is detonated along the shore facing the village of Sidi Bin Nur, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, on December 11, 2011. MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images The U.S. has been unable to secure thousands of potentially dangerous shoulder-fired missiles known as “MANPADS”…

24 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

Posted: May 16, 2014 5:06 PM Updated: May 16, 2014 11:28 PM   By ESAM MOHAMED Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – Fierce fighting in eastern Libya between army troops loyal to a rogue general and two militias killed 24 people Friday, with the country’s top military official calling the offensive launched without government approval…