The spokesman of the air emergency operations room, Mohammed Gunono, said the statement of the US Africa Command commander Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, who stated that IS terrorists are trying to regroup its forces in southern Sirte and that they are not fully eradicated, are relatively true as the air emergency …
The House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk has attacked the decision by the Presidency Council (PC) to create a new 3,000-strong military unit to guard Sirte.
The UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council (PC) has issued a new decree ordering the formation of a military force tasked with securing the city of Sirte.
An eastern Libyan group says it is carrying out air strikes against rival factions as part of its attempt to push them back from positions around the major oil terminals of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf.
Russia has indicated it is happy for its companies to return to Libya, pending security approval, and will also look at resuming construction of the stalled railway line from Sirte to Benghazi.
There are reports this evening that the Libyan National Army has retaken Ras Lanuf from the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) and is now heading toward Sidra 16 kilometres to the west.
East Libyan forces carried out airstrikes around major oil ports overnight as they sought to regain control of the area from a rival faction, a military spokesman said today.
Security sources said that Benghazi Defense Brigades controlled Ras-Lanuf Military Airport after clashes with the army of the House of Representatives (HoR) led by General Khalifa Haftar.
The Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government should provide the necessary support for the forces appointed to secure Sirte and for the city’s municipality so that they can provide the needed services for the residents, the spokesman for Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos Operation, Mohammed Al-Ghasri said Tuesday.
At least 290 displaced families have reportedly returned to Libya’s north-central city of Sirte within the past 24 hours — one month after the city’s recapture from the ISIL terrorist group.