Libya Al-Ahrar TV channel has quoted a source in the Government of National Accord (GNA) as saying that Al-Wattiyah Airbase is now under the complete control of Russian forces.
Head of east-based Interim Government unveils violations of Haftar-linked Military Investment Authority
The Head of the east-based Interim Government Abdullah Al-Thini has put the spotlight on the hegemonic power of the Military Investment Authority of Khalifa Haftar and its devastating influence on the government authorities in eastern Libya.
In Libya, where rival forces are deadlocked south of Tripoli, a months-long battle for the skies between Turkish and UAE drones has failed to break the stalemate, analysts say.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar whose forces have been battling to capture the seat of the UN-recognized government in Tripoli since April, said he was open to “dialogue” ahead of a special UN session Thursday.
Mitiga International Airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli was this morning repeatedly bombed by what some observers say were UAE drones. The Emirati strikes comes hours after the airport was targeted by warplanes.
Khalifa Haftar, the renegade Libyan commander whose forces are battling to capture the country’s capital from its internationally recognised government, has announced his willingness to open dialogue after repeatedly rejecting United Nations calls for talks.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, whose forces have been battling to capture the seat of the UN-recognised government in Tripoli since April, has said he is open to dialogue after repeatedly rejecting UN calls for talks.
Libya’s Prime Minister to General Assembly: UAE, Egypt and France backing warlord Haftar in a coup against legitimacy
Libya is experiencing “a serious crisis because of negative foreign interference,” Fayez Al-Sirraj told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday evening.
Commander of the Protection Force of Sirte, Brigadier General Abdullah Al-Naas confirmed the targeting of one of the forces’ vehicles in the region of Bougreen, by Haftar’s air force.
There will be no negotiations with Khalifa Haftar, said Libya’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha, adding that Haftar is part of problem and won’t be part of the solution.