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Sanallah urges for halt of military operations, warns of ISIS infiltration to oil facilities

The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Mustafa Sanallah urged in an interview with Al-Hurra TV Channel for ending military operations in southern Tripoli and warned of ISIS militants’ infiltration into oil facilities due to the war or the militarization of the oil sector.

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Guards repel assault on Libya’s biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages

An armed group attacked Libya’s largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s effort to capture the capital Tripoli, Reuters reports.

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Is Haftar right in claiming there are terrorists and militias in Tripoli?

Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), has long claimed that terrorists and rogue militias are controlling the capital Tripoli, placing his campaign as part of the international “war on terror”. In launching his attack on 4 April, his spokesperson repeatedly said that “terrorists” are fighting …

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