Local officials and residents in Sirte said Thursday that Libyan authorities had arrested one of ISIS senior leaders in Sirte, Khalifa Al-Barg.
A brigade led by Khalifa Haftar’s son Khalid arrested Yusif Al-Wakwak, the brother of Ezzidine Al-Wakwak who used to command Benina airport security force, sources from Benina; western Benghazi reported.
Russia and Egypt intend to step up efforts to resolve the crises in Syria and Libya as soon as possible, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday after talks between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.
Sanallah says reopening Libya’s Sharara oilfield complicated by Haftar’s military moves in the south
Libya’s biggest oilfield – Sharara – will remain shut until an armed group occupying the site leaves, the head of National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Tuesday, more than a month after the field closed because of a protest, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
A high-level delegation from the from the Libyan government in the east paid a visit on Monday to the southern city of Sabha after the Libyan National Army (LNA) seized control of it earlier this month.
The town of Harawah lies around 80 kilometres east of Sirte and nearly 550 kilometres east of Tripoli. I drove there earlier this month to see the most westerly territory in Libya controlled by the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by former General, now Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
Spokesman for the Aid and Emergency Service Osama Ali confirmed the receipt of names of the dead, who have been kept in Tarhouna’s Hospital, after receiving the official list of fatalities in Tripoli, in preparation for the exchange of bodies between Tripoli Protection Force and the Seventh Brigade of Tarhouna.
The Khalifa Hafter Al Karama (Dignity) Operations Room announced that the military units of the Derna Omar Mukhtar Operations Room and the supporting force “eliminated” what it referred to as the “terrorist” Omar Juma al-Shallali and the “terrorist” Mohammed al-Tashani.
Until 2011 and the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, Russia and Libya enjoyed fruitful economic and political cooperation. The popular uprising and foreign intervention completely halted their relations causing significant loses for the Russian side.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has warned of an impending conflict in southern Libya amid military incursions and statements by opposing parties.