Local media outlets have reported heavy fighting between Libyan Army forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) and Khalifa Haftar’s forces on different frontlines in southern Tripoli.
US Senate sends Trump letter urging for pressure to end Haftar’s destabilizing attack on Tripoli
Four US Senators from the Committee on Foreign Affairs have sent a letter to the US President Donald Trump about the ongoing Tripoli fighting, voicing concerns over the military escalation in Libya.
Libya’s Haftar arrives in Moscow to gather support for Tripoli offensive
Khalifa Haftar has arrived in Russia’s capital Moscow in order to meet with officials and review support for his military offensive on Tripoli and against the UN-backed Government of National Accord, local media sources reported.
UN: Civilian victims of Tripoli war rise to 146 casualties
Deputy spokesman of the United Nations Secretary-General, Farhan Haq said that civilian victims of the aggression on Tripoli have increased to 146 casualties, including 40 fatalities.
Libya’s New Civil War And What the United States Can Do About It
Washington must get tough on violations of the UN arms embargo and hold Libya’s warring sides accountable for their conduct; it must also pursue a more inclusive governance framework for Libya’s future—one that does not include Haftar.
Haftar calls on Egypt to supply surface-to-surface missiles
Sources at Al-Ahram Centre for Political Studies have revealed that Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar has called on Egypt to supply him with surface-to-surface missiles to back his attack on the Libyan capital Tripoli.
War-torn Libya’s electricians battle to keep the lights on
Precariously perched 50 metres up an electricity pylon providing power to Libya’s capital, Mohamad Dahman attempts to fix damage caused by fighting – but hastily descends when a rocket explodes nearby. “We’re used to working under bombing,” he says.
Libya’s Interior Ministry denounces targeting civilian houses in southern Tripoli
The Libyan Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that inhuman assaults against civilians and their houses by Khalifa Haftar’s forces are being documented, vowing to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Al-Sirraj: Libya’s unity is a red line
The Presidential Council’s Head Fayez Al-Sirraj has told Radio Télévision Suisse that he won’t allow division in Libya, saying the unity of the country is a red line.
The Military and Politics: The Cases of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan
The armed forces have been a central political player and the real locus of power in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan for the past 60 years.