The Operation Room of Al-Bonyan Al-Marsoos (ORBM) has agreed to select a unified command for the Libyan National Army and the backup forces of revolutionary brigades on August 14.
The Interior Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Aref Al-Khoja, visited Thursday the General Directorate of the Security and Police Training in order to check on the work process.
The head of the Libya navy that is part of the Libyan National Army headed by Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter has banned officers and ratings from wearing beards.
Head of UN-proposed Presidency Council, Fayaz Sirraj, installed Tuesday Osama Al-Jwaili, from Zintan, as Chief of the Western Military Zone and Mohammed Al-Haddad, from Misrata, as Chief of the Central Military Zone.
Following fast on the announcement by the Presidency Council (PC) three days ago that it was dividing Libya into seven military regions as part of efforts to pacify the country, it has now unveiled its first two appointments.
The Presidency Council in Tripoli has announced plans for the formation of seven military zones across Libya. They will cover Tripoli, Benghazi, Tobruk, Sebha, Kufra and the Central and Western regions.
The State Council (SC) has condemned the Presidency Council’s (PC) suspension of defence minister Mahmoud Barghati without waiting for the result of the enquiry it has ordered into the Brak Al-Shatti massacre.
The UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council (PC) issued a statement Friday suspending the defense minister-designate, Mahdi Al-Barghathi, following the attack on Brak Al-Shati base in southern Libya by the Third Force and fighters loyal to the defense ministry.
Criticism of Presidency Council (PC) foreign minister Mohamed Siala over his apparent endorsement of Khalifa Haftar as head of the Libyan armed forces is growing.
Khalifa Hafter has given absent members of the armed forces three weeks to report for duty or face the sack.