Armed groups engaged in heavy fighting in Janan Atia district in Ajaylat town, some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli, on Wednesday, leaving a number of people dead and others wounded.
The recent visit of Khalifa Haftar to Russia has immediately prompted speculations about Moscow’s alleged intention to involve itself deeper in Libyan affairs, RIA Novosti contributor Gevorg Mirzayan writes, shedding light on how Russia can bolster its cooperation with the state when the ongoing civil war is over.
A row has erupted over a military delegation from Misrata which arrived in Qatar two days ago. The 15-member delegation, which first flew to Istanbul and from there to Doha by private plane, consists of some of the military commanders who took part in the Bunyan Marsous (BM) operation in …
Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous Operation has mobilized forces in Sirte and is preparing to repel a large scale and imminent attack from ISIS militants, spokesman of the Ministry of Defense, Brigadier General Mohammed Al-Ghosari, has declared.
Libyan forces have engaged in reckless conduct during recent rescue operations that endangered people being rescued in international waters in the Mediterranean, Human Rights Watch said today. These incidents indicate that Libyan forces lack capacity to safely perform search-and-rescue obligations.
A report by the United Nations has confirmed the extent to which militias in Libya still dominate the country in the absence of a regular army and police force. It highlights how militias are often motivated by power and financial reward rather than loyalty to the internationally-recognized Presidency Council. It …
An armed group affiliated with Awaqir tribe stormed Al-Kofiya Prison in Benghazi and freed Nuri Bu Fannarah, one of the tribe’s senior leaders, hours after his abduction.
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.
This week, fighting erupted between rival militias in Tripoli, shattering a period of calm that lasted since March. The UN-backed government lost more than 50 fighters.