Multiple armed groups from Sudan and Chad have been involved in the conflict in Libya this year, said a report by the United Nations.
UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame saluted the many brave individuals and institutions who stand up for human rights and accountability in Libya and promised that the United Nations would stand with them. He was commemorating today’s anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). All human beings have a right …
Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala warned of the possibility that retired Major General Khalifa Haftar could enter Tripoli, especially after the recent Russian intervention in Libya.
On Dec. 7, US Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the United States Africa Command, said that an American drone reported lost near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses. Townsend said the operators of the air defenses at the time “didn’t know it was a US remotely …
The spokesman for the Libyan Army under the command of Presidential Council’s government Mohammed Gununu said Khalifa Haftar’s forces had lost 15 warplanes since the start of their offensive against Tripoli In last April.
Commander of the Joint Operations Room, Major General Osama Juwaili has said that the pilot of the aircraft shot down yesterday near Zawiya city west of Tripoli, identified as “Amer al-Juqam”, is accused of committing war crimes in Tripoli and will be held accountable according to the law.
Forces loyal to the internationally-recognised Libyan government announced on Saturday evening that they had shot down a MiG-23 fighter plane belonging to rogue General Khalifa Haftar over Tripoli.
The US military believes that an unarmed American drone reported lost near Libya’s capital last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses and it is demanding the return of the aircraft’s wreckage, US Africa Command says, Reuters reports.
Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar has been secretly meeting with Israeli intelligence officials, resulting in the Israeli military training militias loyal to Haftar in “street warfare”, Libyan and Egyptian sources have revealed to The New Arab’s Arabic-language service.
Libya’s UN-backed government has been collecting evidence of Russian mercenaries from the Wagner group fighting alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar.