The spokesman of the Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation forces, Ahmed Al-Mismari, said a number of forces supported by Fayez Al-Siraaj and the UN-proposed government’s defense minister-designate, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, are now positioned in Al-Jufra along with Ibrahim Jodran forces as well as Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group.
The commanders and military officers of Wersheffana Brigade, western Libya, denounced, in a statement on Monday, the letter of General Khalifa Haftar to the army staff ordering the military units in the western Libya to stop dealing with any orders from General Omar Tantoush.
A helicopter from Libya’s Tripoli-based government was shot down on Tuesday, killing at least nine passengers, an official said, blaming the rival, internationally recognised administration, which denied the accusation.
The general command of the Libyan armed forces denied any involvement in a helicopter crash on Tuesday that claimed the lives of several civilians and military personnel affiliated with the rival government in Tripoli.
The number of western towns in Libya backing a peace accord continues to grow. The process, which started with deals between Zintan, Gharyan and Zawia, has now extended include Misrata, Sabratha, Surman, Rajban, Rigdaleen, Jadu, Yefren, Nalut, Kikla, Al-Jmail, and Zliten. Municipal leaders have reportedly all agreed that their forces …
In a statement issued on Saturday, the UN urged the Libyan warring factions to stop fighting in the restive town of al-Aziziya in Warshafana area, some 35 kilometers west of the capital city of Tripoli, warning that the clashes are taking place “at a time when significant progress is being …
Clashes have intensified outside Tripoli as Libyan National Army (LNA) forces claim to have taken control of a strategic town, and Libya Dawn prepares to defend the capital from attack.
Forces loyal to Libya’s Tobruk-based government said late on Monday that they had targeted a weapons depot belonging to rival Libya Dawn forces. Military spokesman Colonel Ahmed al-Mesmari said “the air strike targeted a weapons storage facility belonging to Libya Dawn” in Tarhuna, some 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of …
UN envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon urged rival Libyan lawmakers to try to nail down a political agreement by the weekend as they began three days of “decisive” talks on Friday.