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Libyan Government of National Accord: ‘Haftar hiring foreign forces to attack Tripoli’

Major General Osama Joueili, Commander of the Western Military Region of the Government of National Accord (GNA), announced that his forces took “unexpected” countermeasures in anticipation of an external air attack on the capital Tripoli.

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Haftar’s Rebranded Coups: Haftar’s ability to frame coups as “wars on terror” ensures his international support, but masks a destructive manipulation of tribal dynamics.

A few months after his April 4 surprise assault on Tripoli to unseat the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Khalifa Haftar, leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), lost control of Gharyan on June 26. The LNA has since been steadily losing ground in heavy fighting in …

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Libyan GNA Sarajj Says Will Not Stop Military Op Until LNA Withdraws to Pre-War Positions

The forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) will not stop military operations until troops of their rival Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, are withdrawn to their pre-war positions, GNA head Fayez Sarraj said.

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Libya’s Al-Sarraj says Turkey’s military backup is inter-country defense cooperation

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said the Turkish military support for the government in Tripoli comes at the request of the legitimate Libyan government to defend the capital and its residents against the attacking forces.

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Sarraj puts forward conditions of political process

The head of the presidential council of the internationally recognised Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Sarraj, has informed the Head of the UN Mission in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, about the conditions of the resumption of the political process in the country, which has been frozen since the attack of retired …

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Libya state council: International silence on Haftar crimes encourages continuity

Libya’s High Council of State yesterday condemned recent airstrikes carried out by the troops loyal to the retired Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, which had targeted a field hospital and left five doctors dead.

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French parliament forms committee to investigate ‘suspicious’ French role in Libya

The French parliament has formed a committee to investigate the “clandestine and suspicious role” of France in Libya, after US-manufactured French missiles were found at an airbase belonging to rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar earlier this month.

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