Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar arrived in Moscow on Sunday ahead of planned talks with Russian officials, according to reports from Russian media.
Khaled Najm, media minister in Libya’s Tobruk-based government, has announced his resignation citing a recent deterioration of security in the eastern city of Benghazi.
The United Nations is extremely concerned by the continued worsening humanitarian situation in Ganfouda area in Benghazi due to increased hostilities over the past week.
The head of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, has said that the UN arms embargo is stopping the defeat of the so-called Islamic State.
A car bomb outside Jalaa Hospital has today killed at least four people and injured 26 including eight children who were leaving a nearby primary school when the explosion occurred.
The armed forces led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced a “great victory” against jihadi fighters in Libya’s second city of Benghazi on Thursday.
Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood yesterday condemned the military operation launched by Khalifa Haftar’s forces in the west of Benghazi, saying Libyan civilians and foreigners were killed in the operation, the Anadolu Agency reported.
The Libya Muslim Brotherhood group had denounced, in a statement, the brutal bombardment of the airstrikes of the Army that led by General Khalifa Haftar in the residential area of Ganfouda area in Benghazi.
At least 20 soldiers belonging to forces led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar have been killed and dozens injured in two days of fighting with extremists in Libya’s second city of Benghazi, a hospital official said on Wednesday.
On Saturday, a 6-year-old girl and her family became the victims of a UAE airstrike in Ganfouda, a neighbourhood under siege in Benghazi. The UAE used an Air-Tractor AT-802 to fire the airstrike, according to local news.