The Libyan National Army (LNA) has sent a group of its military units to the Southern town of Murzuq to boost security.
A source from Sharara oil field confirmed that operations and production in the largest oil field in the country had stopped, only one day after the field was reopened at the request of gunmen believed to be affiliated with the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG).
A force affiliated with Khalifa Haftar’s militias has been roaming the desert town of Qatrun, south of Libya, under the pretext of searching for “wanted” people, a local source who spoke on the anonymous condition has confirmed.
Forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) launched on Sunday a military operation in the southern town of Qatrun after intercepting ISIS fighters in the area, LNA announced.
A delegation from Libyan Arabs and another from Tebu who inhabit Murzuq district in south Libya have signed a reconciliation agreement at the conclusion of peace and reconciliation dialogue under the auspices of the United States (US) in Tunisia, according to US embassy in Libya.
The Ministry of Interior says that a group affiliated with ISIS is moving in the southwestern region to destabilize the security in the country.
Fighters linked to the Islamic State group have killed three Libyan security personnel in the country’s southwest, the interior ministry said Thursday.
A video shared on social media showed a group of mercenaries promising to kill and displace families in the town of Murzuq, claiming that they will stay in the area and will not leave anytime soon.
The Council of Murzuq Elders in south Libya held the Government of National Unity, (GNU), responsible for the delay in securing the area and the regional borders, following the unrest taking place in Chad.
The Council of Elders and Dignitaries in Murzuq in south Libya urged Saturday authorities to be on high alert and raise capabilities to thwart any threats amid the incidents in Chad where rebel groups are fighting in the north of Chad near Libya’s southern border.