Tripoli saw renewed clashes on Thursday between forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and those commanded by Khalifa Haftar, eyewitnesses said, Anadolu Agency reports.
Reports: Haftar’s Army Strikes Military Base of National Accord Gov’t in Tripoli
The aviation of the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar conducted an airstrike against a military base controlled by the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, Sky News Arabia reported on Thursday.
France blocks EU call to stop Haftar’s assault in Libya
France on Wednesday blocked a European Union statement calling on Khalifa Haftar to halt his eastern forces’ offensive in Libya, diplomatic sources said, in the latest example of how the bloc’s internal divisions have undercut its global sway.
46 HoR members voice their support for war on Tripoli
46 members of the House of Representatives (HoR) declared their support for the military campaign launched by Haftar on Tripoli.
Battle for Tripoli escalates as UN meets over Libya crisis
The battle for Libya’s capital intensified as the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the crisis gripping the North African country, where armed rivals are locked in a deadly power struggle.
NATO chief calls on all sides in Libya to end fighting
NATO is “deeply concerned” by the raging violence in Libya, its chief said on Wednesday, Anadolu reports. In a statement, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on all sides to exercise restraint, cease fighting and support UN efforts to broker a truce.
Al-Sarraj calls Bensouda to bring war criminals before ICC
The head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, made a phone call, on Wednesday, with the Chief Prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda.
Haftar-aligned parliament speaker says Libya peace negotiations impossible while Tripoli remains ‘kidnapped’
The speaker of Libya’s eastern parliament said on Wednesday no peace deal can be reached between rival factions in his country because the capital, Tripoli, has been “kidnapped” by armed groups.
Libya’s Interior Ministry: Haftar recruits children for war on Tripoli
The Interior Ministry of the Government of National Accord in Tripoli has posted a video of underaged boys captured from the forces attacking Tripoli under the command of Khalifa Haftar.
Haftar’s Army Downs Military Aircraft En Route From Misrata, Libya – Official
On Wednesday, the GNA and Haftar’s forces were exchanging tit-for-tat airstrikes on each other’s positions near the Libyan capital of Tripoli.