The self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar have mobilised to drive out rival groups from the country’s northeastern oil crescent, according to security forces in Ajdabiya.
Libya’s National Oil Corporation demanded on Saturday the “unconditional and immediate” withdrawal of fighters loyal to Ibrahim Jahran from the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider terminals, following a surprise assault on the oil-rich region on Thursday.
Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) warned Saturday of an environmental disaster after clashes in its eastern Libya’s oil crescent region, where 34 people from both sides were killed according to local military and media sources.
The US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced Thursday that it had carried out an airstrike 50 miles southeast of Bani Walid last Wednesday killing one terrorist.
A militia opposed to rival Libya leader Khalifa Haftar attacked oil sites under his control on Thursday, inflicting fresh disruption on the chaos-hit country’s economic backbone.
Is Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the world’s most wanted Algerian, still alive? Quoting Libyan security sources’ intelligence from armed Islamists, London-based Saudi magazine El Majalaa reported that Mokhtar Belmokhtar – an emir affiliated to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), whose death was announced by the United States in 2013, 2015 and …
The Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA) Air Force revealed yesterday that it had carried out three airstrikes against ‘‘Al-Qaeda terrorist gangs formed of terrorists fleeing Benghazi and foreign mercenaries from Africa’’.
The UN has renewed its call for humanitarian access into the city of Derna where the Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA) claims it is in control of 75 percent of the city.
Forces loyal to Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar yesterday declared their control of new districts in Libya’s eastern city of Derna, where battles are taking place against the Derna Protection Forces (DPF). The announcement came in a statement by the Special Forces affiliated to Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) on Facebook.
Civilians were among the casualties reported when two suicide bombers hit forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading an offensive against jihadists in an eastern town, a spokesman for his forces said on Tuesday. The explosions were heard across Derna as the bombers hit the Chiha district …