‘He ran to ambulance, it exploded’: RT exposes ISIS’ evil tactics in Libya

‘He ran to ambulance, it exploded’: RT exposes ISIS’ evil tactics in Libya

Sirte : Islamic State’s brainwashing machine has been in full swing in Sirte, turning people into unscrupulous suicide bombers and targeting civilian infrastructure such as hospitals with armored car bombs, RT’s William Whiteman reports from the city. During his visit to the city, Whiteman was lucky to narrowly escape the fate of many victims of car bombs, which are grimly

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Islamic State loses control of morality prison, mosque in Libya’s Sirte

Islamic State loses control of morality prison, mosque in Libya's Sirte

Sirte : The Islamic State is losing further control of the Libyan city of Sirte as pro-government, U.S.-backed militias said they captured the town’s main mosque and a prison. The Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos militia group on Sunday said its forces advanced into two residential areas that held some of the last key hideouts of the Islamic State in Sirte. The militias’

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Libya warns Italy about an Islamic State cell in Milan

Libya warns Italy about an Islamic State cell in Milan

Revelation came after Libyan authorities seized documents during Sirte offensive in August. Sirte : Libyan authorities have warned Italy of the presence of a Milan-based cell affiliated to the Islamic State (Isis) terror group. The revelation was made after Libyan authorities seized some documents when government troops took over an IS (Daesh) headquarter in the city of Sirte earlier in August.

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Bomber hits field hospital as Libyan forces battle Islamic State in Sirte

Bomber hits field hospital as Libyan forces battle Islamic State in Sirte

Tripoli : A suicide bomber killed three and wounded seven at a field hospital for forces fighting Islamic State in their Libyan coastal stronghold of Sirte on Sunday, a security source said. The bombing caused extensive damage to the hospital, about 50 km (30 miles) from the front line, the source said. Two other attempted suicide bombings against forces positioned

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Libyan forces brace for sniper fire from Islamic State fighters in Sirte

Libyan forces brace for sniper fire from Islamic State fighters in Sirte

Benghazi (Libya) : A spokesman for militias loyal to Libya’s U.N.-brokered government say Islamic State militants have barricaded themselves in the center of their stronghold in the coastal city of Sirte, hoping to draw their attackers into a protracted street battle. Brig. Gen. Mohammed al-Ghasri said Sunday the militants have barricaded themselves in a densely built-up area and their snipers

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Islamic State claims suicide bombings against Libyan brigades

Islamic State claims suicide bombings against Libyan brigades

Tripoli (Libya) : Islamic State said it had carried out two suicide bombings against brigades loyal to Libya’s U.N.-backed unity government, inflicting heavy casualties during fighting west of the militant group’s stronghold of Sirte. The brigades said 32 of their men had been killed and 50 wounded as they pushed Islamic State fighters back towards Sirte on Wednesday, their heaviest

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US, world powers ready to arm Libya in fight against Islamic State

US, world powers ready to arm Libya in fight against Islamic State

Middle East : Major powers, including the United States, have agreed to arm war-torn Libya’s fledgling unity Government to fight the Islamic State threat. US Secretary of State John Kerry said a 25-member group had agreed to exempt the Government of National Accord (GNA) from the UN arms embargo imposed to halt the Libyan conflict. Along with Italy’s Foreign Minister

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