The commander of the navy forces of the Volcano of Rage Operation, Colonel Rida Issa has disclosed that Haftar’s militias intend to take control of a tugboat to use for combat missions.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) forces seized a ship with a Turkish crew off the Libyan coast, the LNA’s press service said on Sunday.
Turkey’s parliament on Saturday approved a security and military cooperation deal signed with Libya’s internationally-recognised government last month, state media reported, an agreement that could pave the way for military help from Ankara.
Libya’s Presidential Council condemns foreign airstrikes supporting Haftar’s forces against Misurata
The Presidential Council of Libya’s UN-backed government condemned Friday an airstrike by foreign forces supporting commander Khalifa Haftar.
Recently inked agreements between Turkey and Libya have some of their neighbors fuming, especially as Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) on Dec. 19 accepted Turkey’s offer of military assistance in the battle against its rival.
The United Nations said Friday it is concerned about the deteriorating human rights situation in Libya with at least 284 civilian deaths this year, Anadolu Agency reports.
Gunmen from Misrata have 72 hours to withdraw from Libya’s Tripoli and Sirte, Ahmed al-Mismari, the spokesperson for the Libyan National Army (LNA), said on Friday.
Libya’s United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord has accepted an offer from Turkey for military and logistical support as it seeks to repel an offensive led by forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar.
Clashes have intensified between forces loyal to Libya’s internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) and forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar south of the capital, Tripoli.
Egyptian sources revealed, Wednesday, that President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has approved the deployment of Russian-made tanks to Libya to support the forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar against the effects of the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).