The European Union needs to reach a deal with Libya to curb the flow of migrants trying to sail on smugglers’ boats to Italy, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday.
The Libyan National Army has denied that armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter has signed any arms deal with the Russians.
After a lull of several months, aircraft belonging to the Libyan National Army (LNA) once again attacked Derna this evening. Several sites belonging to the powerful local Abu Sleem brigade are said to have been hit, mainly weapons depots. Casualties are unknown although the LNA claims to have killed two …
The spokesman of the UN-proposed government’s Defense Ministry, Mohammed Al-Ghasri, said a war is possibly going to break out in the Libyan south and the beginning of it will be known, while its end will be unpredictable.
The mayors of Libya’s south issued a statement on Tuesday saying the southern region has become a disaster-stricken and a forsaken region amid the ongoing power outages, which reached day 10 consecutively in some cities, causing shortages in water and health problems.
Sirte’s one and only brigade, No 604, which has been part of the Misrata-led Bunyan Marsous forces, has accused the Muslim Brotherhood, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) of trying to retake the town.
Forces loyal to Marshal Khalifa Haftar on Monday retook a district in Libya’s Benghazi from rebels after fighting that killed nine soldiers in two days, a military source said.
Streets in several areas of western Tripoli remained blocked today for the third day running today as a local militia continued to try to force the release of their commander, Adel Sifau. Locally known as “Shita”, he was arrested on Friday by the Rada (”Deterrence”) forces following a series of …
A number of members of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the south of the country have suspended their membership in protest over the on-going blackouts in region as well as the lack of fuel and cooking gas. They claim that while the power shortages in and around Tripoli have …
The spokesman of Operation Dignity forces led by Khalifa Haftar and appointed by Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Ahmed Al-Mesmari, said their next target is Tripoli after finishing war on terrorism in Benghazi.