The US military denied on Thursday taking part in a raid on an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city of Ubari, contradicting a statement by a Libyan official, Reuters reports.
The European Commission has placed Libya on a list of countries which have “strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks.”
Highly placed sources at the Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) said they stand by their statement that the PC/GNA had conducted joint airstrikes with the “Government” of the United States near Ubari yesterday.
The US carried out an air strike against Islamist group Al-Qaeda in southern Libya on Wednesday night, Tripoli’s UN-backed Government of National Accord said.
Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday that it had been following up on the issue of three Jordanians kidnapped in Libya since last August.
The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri said Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is intervening in Libya’s domestic affairs in order to found a regime similar to that he commands in his country – “a regime of an iron fist.”
Some seven civilians have been killed and dozens more wounded in the eastern Libyan city of Derna yesterday, as General Khalifa Haftar’s forces claimed victory over the city after weeks of fighting “terrorists”.
Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) registered 3.719 casualties – killed, injured or captured – in Libya in 2018 due to clashes in different cities and districts.
A force led by Libyan military warlord Khalifa Haftar said Saturday it had carried out a “warning” air strike near an oil field in the country’s south.
The three main tribes in Libya’s southern Fezzan region largely support Gen. Khalifa Hifter’s military takeover. Despite little media coverage, his Libyan National Army (LNA) has come to an agreement with most of the main tribal authorities in Libya’s southern capital city, Sabha, and other areas in the southeast. The military …