The British Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, has warned Russia against interfering in Libya, as Britain and its Nato allies consider sending more aid to help the fragmented country rebuild its armed forces, according to the Telegraph.
The director of the media office of the special forces of the army of the House of Representatives (HoR), Riyadh Al-Sheabi, announced on Friday, that the field commander, Ahmed Abu-Bakr Huttea Al-Zwai, was killed in the clashes at the buildings “12” west Benghazi and two fighters wounded.
Khalifa Haftar has skipped a very precious chance that could establish for a solution to the Libyan political crisis and end the suffering of the Libyan people, said the Head of the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.
Presidency Council leader Faiez Serraj has claimed that the reason there was no meeting in Cairo between himself and Khalifa Hafter was because Hafter had insisted on House of Representatives (HoR) President Ageela Saleh taking part in the talks but that Saleh had refused to meet Serraj.
Just days after the latest airstrikes on Al-Jufra airbase, Dignity Operation warplanes dropped new bombs on the airbase in Hun town on Wednesday targeting military positions for the Defend Benghazi Brigades (DBB).
Attempts by Libya’s rival governments to reach a peace settlement in Egypt have failed. The leader of the Presidency Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, flew back to Tripoli after Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar refused to meet him. However, the two men did agree on fresh parliamentary elections and a presidential contest in …
Libya’s conflicting factions agreed to hold presidential elections by February 2018, during a meeting which brought together the rival army chief and the head of the country’s unity government in Cairo on Tuesday.
The Egyptian military spokesperson announced on Tuesday that army forces from Egypt were able to free 133 Egyptian nationals, who had previously been kidnapped in Libya.
Italy should deport newly-arrived migrants to their home countries within a week and help Libya to do the same a senior Libya naval officer has said.
Italian ambassador Giuseppe Perrone has confirmed Italy’s view that the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Hafter, has to be part of the solution to the Libyan crisis. He also stressed the LNA’s importance in the fight against terrorism in the country. He was speaking as Hafter was in …