One government fighter was killed by hostile fire in Ein Zara frontline on Sunday in a fresh breach of the ceasefire by warlord Khalifa Haftar’s armed groups, the Libyan Army spokesman, Muhammad Qanounu, has confirmed.
Libyan rebels lobbied US energy officials, GOP lawmakers amid oil dispute
Lobbyists for Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter’s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA) met with Republican lawmakers and US officials in charge of energy policy last summer, a newly disclosed lobbying filing reveals.
Can Russia and Turkey Bring Peace to Libya?
Having declared themselves mediators in the civil war in Libya, Russia and Turkey will try to replicate the model of cooperation and mutual accommodation they developed in Syria.
Haftar, Sarraj in Moscow for ceasefire talks
Russia’s foreign ministry said the heads of Libya’s two warring factions will hold talks in Moscow on Monday, the Interfax news agency reported.
Libya’s rival factions accuse each other of violating ceasefire
Libya‘s warring factions have accused each other of violating a ceasefire proposed by Turkey and Russia, as fighting continues on the outskirts of capital Tripoli.
Tripoli guns quiet after Haftar, GNA agree to sign Libya ceasefire
The head of Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj and his rival, military leader Khalifa Haftar, are expected to sign a ceasefire agreement in Moscow on Monday, a senior Libyan official said.
LNA Claims to Have Downed Turkish Drone That Was Attacking Southern Tripoli
This comes following a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul on 8 January when they urged both sides in the conflict in Libya to start observing a ceasefire from midnight on 12 January.
Army official: Russian Wagner Group mercenaries have started pulling out of Tripoli frontlines
The commander of backup forces of the Libyan Army under the command of the Presidential Council, Nasser Ammar, has confirmed that many of Wagner Group mercenaries have started pulling out from the frontlines in southern Tripoli.
Haftar refuses Turkish-Russian ceasefire initiative, vows to continue fighting Libyan government
Rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar said on Thursday that he would not stop military operations against forces loyal to the internationally-recognized Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), even as he praised a ceasefire initiative by Ankara and Moscow.
Libya’s war: Who is supporting who
Since renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive on Libya’s capital Tripoli in April, the conflict in the North African country has ground to a standstill.