Libya’s southern desert, long neglected by central authorities, risks becoming an arena for score-settling between rival governments vying for clout across the war-torn country, analysts say. Clashes erupted last week as forces loyal to Libya’s eastern authorities battled to seize a key southern airbase from militias that back a United …
Leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Marshal Khalifa Haftar has once again rejected calls made by Libyan Prime Minister of Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj to end military operations to liberate the South of armed militias, instead assigning a commander for the southern military area.
There are many social and military contacts between Misrata and tribal elders in the east as well as with the Libyan National Army (LNA) a close aide to armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter has claimed.
The issue of establishment of the Russian military base in Libya is not being discussed, Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Haftar told Sputnik Thursday.
Forces loyal to the rebel general in control of east Libya, Khalifa Haftar, are reportedly enforcing an immigration ban against nationals from six Muslim-majority countries.
Mayor Ahmed Araibi has resigned after 7 months in office, Benghazi Municipality reported on Sunday.
The Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) have announced in a statement on Saturday that they are going to hand over the airbase of Al-Jufra city to the General Staff of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).
Italian ambassador in talks with Hafter and Ageela Saleh; wounded Benghazi troops airlifted for treatment in Italy
An Italian air force C-130 aircraft with 16 seriously-wounded LNA fighters on board landed this evening at Pratica di Mare airbase near Rome. It was seen off this afternoon from Benghazi’s Benina airbase by Italian ambassador Giuseppe Perrone who earlier held talks with HoR president Ageela Saleh and Field Marshal …
Benghazi Defense Brigades (BDB) denounced the stance of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) in which it conditioned its return to the dialogue table with including the leader of Dignity Operation Khalifa Haftar in the political process.
Agence France Presse photographer Abdullah Doma was freed late during the night after having been again arrested, this time by anti-terrorism investigators.