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Drah confirms arrival of six Russian air defense systems in Sirte

The Spokesman for the Sirte-Jufra Military Operations Room, Brigadier-General Abdel-Hadi Drah, confirmed on Friday the arrival of six anti-aircraft Pantsir air defense systems to the city of Sirte, arriving from Russia.

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US pushes warring Libya factions to disband militias

US officials pushed Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) to demobilize its militias in a virtual meeting this week, the State Department announced today. The State Department also announced that “the US delegation will convene a similar conversation” with representatives from the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by strongman …

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Kalın: GNA demands Haftar forces’ pullout from Sirte for ceasefire talks

Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalın said Thursday said the Libyan internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) demanded that Khalifa Haftar’s forces withdraw from Sirte and Jufra as preconditions for ceasefire talks.

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Libya’s Tobruk government urges Egypt to send troops if Sirte attacked

The speaker of Libya‘s Tobruk-based eastern parliament urged Egypt on Wednesday to make good on its threat to send troops to fight rival, UN-backed western Libyan forces in case of their attack on the strategic city of Sirte, the Egyptian state news agency reported.

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