The internationally-backed Libyan government yesterday announced that 17 fighters affiliated with General Khalifa Haftar handed themselves over in the south of the capital Tripoli, Anadolu Agency reported.
Three civilians were killed on Saturday in an air raid south of the Libyan capital, a source in the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) said.
In 2020, when Tunisia begins its two-year term as non-permanent member of the Security Council, the country will have the biggest opportunity to influence international affairs since becoming a democracy in 2011. In response to the appointment, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui declared “Tunisia will be the voice of Africa …
The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj has renewed his rejection of any dialogue with Khalifa Haftar and said the battle to defend Tripoli is continuing.
In competing for lucrative reconstruction contracts, China, Italy, France, Russia, and others are preventing the conflict from ending.
Forces loyal to Libya’s unity government said Wednesday they had made territorial gains south of Tripoli against commander Khalifa Haftar, whose fighters are trying to take the capital.
Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar asserted on Monday that his forces will not allow any foreign military bases on the Libyan territories, accusing these bases of financing terrorism in the country.
The Head of the UN support mission in Libya, Ghassan Salame, has praised Malta’s efforts in bringing to light the Libyan crisis in the EU.
House of Representatives (HoR) member Ms. Siham Sirgiwa is still missing over a month after her abduction. She had been abducted from her home in the eastern city of Benghazi on 17 July.
Military sources have disclosed that pro-Khalifa-Haftar armed group killed Khalid Al-Wershiffani and three of his companions – including Kamal Lembarki – in Souq Al-Sabit area that is under the control of Al-Kani militia which is loyal to Haftar.