Three children, all sisters, were killed, and their mother and a fourth sister wounded in an air strike that hit a house near a military intelligence camp in Libya’s capital on Monday, according to a report by Reuters.
The ItaMilRadar website has said that the drones have become the mainstay of the war in Libya, in the six past months since the beginning of Haftar’s offensive against Tripoli.
The Head of General Mobilization Authority in eastern Libya, Oun Al-Furjani, said the General Command of Dignity Operation of Khalifa Haftar had established this authority to have factories under its own supervision and management.
Tripoli-based House of Representatives called in a statement on Wednesday the UN Security Council to ban military aircraft from flying over Libyan territory to protect civilians from the air attacks carried out by Haftar forces and his foreign backers.
Heavy clashes erupted Wednesday in the town of Azizia, 40 km south of Tripoli, amid tit-for-tat downing of aircraft between forces of Government of National Accord (GNA) and Libya’s National Army (LNA), led by Khalifa Haftar.
The Libyan Army’s Volcano of Rage Operation under the command of the Presidential Council’s government has shut down a warplane for Khalifa Haftar’s forces in western Sabratha.
The Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Yacoub El Hillo, strongly condemned all attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in Libya.
An airstrike by Khalifa Haftar’s forces hit a field hospital in Gaser Benghashir municipality (near Tripoli airport) on 7 October, killing 1 doctor and injuring 2 paramedics.
Since mid-2014, when the ongoing low-level civil war erupted in Libya after the failure of the post-revolutionary political reconciliation process, the UN has vainly attempted to push competing Libyan factions toward a compromise. Different UN special envoys launched processes of reconciliation and accommodation that inevitably collided with a complex matrix …
Libyan state oil firm NOC said on Tuesday it had been unable to pay salaries in September at a fuel distribution unit in the east where authorities have set up a parallel board, reports Reuters.