The commander of eastern forces, Khalifa Haftar, and the Prime Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on July 25, al-Hayat newspaper reported, according to Reuters.
The so-called “Libyan National Army,” the main military force in eastern Libya under the rule of Operation Dignity commander, Khalifa Haftar, on Thursday denied accusations that its troops were involved in torture and killing of prisoners after the United Nations urged the “LNA” to investigate, Reuters reported.
The head of Sabratha’s central security department has been assassinated by unidentified gunmen in front of the local civil registry office.
Nearly 11,000 migrants arrived on Italian shores in just the last five days of June, following nearly 80,000 in the first half of 2017. Over 2,000 have perished at sea since the start of this year. The vast majority came from sub-Saharan Africa and embarked from the Libyan coast. The European Union (EU) …
The full extent of the savage fighting to oust the last of the militants from Benghazi’s Sabri district became apparent today when the LNA admitted that since the start of the month, 78 soldiers had been killed. Twenty-one of these had fallen victim to land mines and booby traps. The …
The United Nations on Tuesday called for the Libyan National Army (LNA) to investigate the summary executions of prisoners, expressing concern at the fate of those still in their custody.
Three years into the latest chapter of political and military division that has plagued Libya, Egypt has reached out to another player in the conflict, looking to take advantage of recent fragmentation to build out new political blocs to support its ally Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army (LNA).
The UAE attempted to drive a wedge between the internationally-recognised Tripoli government and a powerful central Libyan militia, The New Arab has learned, with a meeting between leaders of rival militias cancelled after US protests.
Units of the Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Hafter claim to have moved to within 20 kilometres of Derna, removing earth barriers mounds and cement blocks at Kirissah, west of the Mujahideen-controlled town. They say they have established new positions there, noting that they have been welcomed by local residents.
Benghazi’s international airport officially reopened for commercial flights amid a heavy security presence on Saturday after a three-year closure due to fighting in the city.