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GNC asks UNSMIL and international community to stop air raids on cities and vital positions.

The GNC has asked UNSMIL and the international community to stop air raids on Libyan cities and vital installations. In a statement, after the meeting of GNC presidency office with heads of political, security and defense committees to discuss developments at various military fronts, the GNC asked UNSMIL and the …

Libya talks gain urgency

If further evidence was needed to demonstrate the desperate situation in Libya, the attack by ISIS on a hotel in Tripoli last week was it. Ever since the ousting of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 the country has descended into chaos. Thousands are dead, towns have been wrecked and …

Tripoli Proposes Moscow to Train Libyan Army, Supply Modern Weaponry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Libya wants its military personnel to be trained by Russian specialists and to receive modern Russian weaponry, Mohamed Abdelaziz, the special Ambassador of the Libyan parliament’s president said on Thursday. “We hope that this [military] cooperation will continue in two main areas — in the field of …

Libyan FM speaks out

In an interview with Al-Hayat in New York, following his participation in a UN Security Council meeting devoted to discussing the situation in Libya, Dairi said, “Political, legal, economic and social reconstruction in Libya cannot succeed without fighting terrorism,” because IS has “arrived at the heart of the capital, Tripoli, after …

Hafter appointment as commander “untrue”: Chairman of HoR Defence Committee

The report published by the Libya Herald yesterday that Major-General Khalifa Hafter has been appointed Commander of the Libyan Armed Forces and promoted to Colonel-General by the president of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Salah Gwaider, has been denied by the chairman of the HoR’s Defence and National Security …