The U.S. military will keep an unspecified number of ground troops in Libya to help friendly forces further degrade the Islamic State faction there, and officials are seeking new leeway to target al Qaida loyalists in Somalia, the top commander overseeing operations in Africa said Friday, according to a report …
Russia is trying to expand its influence in Libya through a combination of military means and oil and weapons sales, a top US general said Friday.
After the fall of Libya’s President Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, several actors – political and military – have been competing with one another for power and hegemony in Libya.
A report issued by Human Rights Watch (HRW), on Wednesday, about the humanitarian and war crimes of the army of the Dignity Operation that led by General Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi.
A Libyan tribe has released a former colonel after almost five years of captivity, as part of an alliance deal with the east Libyan military leader General Khalifa Haftar.
Fireworks and exultant gunfire lit the Benghazi skyline on Saturday night, as forces loyal to east Libya’s General Haftar celebrated their final victory over the town’s Islamist fighters.
The Libyan National Commission for Human Rights (LNCHR) has condemned in the strongest terms the exhuming of the body of the Benghazi Mujahideen Shura Council’s senior leader, Jalal Al-Makhzoum, and then disfiguring his body and taking selfies with his body parts.
Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan forces have claimed capture of the final holdout of hardline armed forces in the southwest of Benghazi, ending weeks of resistance by fighters camped in a group of tower blocks.
“I wish you people had found water. Water makes men work. Oil makes men dream,” remarked King Idris of Libya when black gold was discovered in Libya in the 1950s. Today, the former ruler’s prophetic words seem to have come true. In al-Sidra, Libya’s largest oil terminal, which is located …
The Italian government has today flown out out of Benghazi an aircraft carrying Libyan National Army casualties for treatment in Italy.