The UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has condemned in the strongest terms the overnight heavy rocket shelling on the high-density residential neighbourhood of Abu Slim in Tripoli which resulted in scores of civilian deaths and injuries.
Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini said that Haftar’s attack on Tripoli is a military coup against the legitimacy and an invasion of the capital Tripoli.
The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has accused the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) of unleashing airstrikes on civilian facilities in the town of Garyan, south of the Libyan capital.
Egypt ‘supplying night-vision equipment’ to Libyan rogue general Haftar amid bloody Tripoli offensive
Egypt is supplying advanced military equipment to Libyan rogue general Khalifa Haftar as his forces pursue a bloody operation to seize the Libyan capital, high-level Egyptian sources have said.
The United Nations has announced the increase of the number of displaced people fleeing the battles in the Libyan capital Tripoli and its surroundings to 18 thousand people.
The United Nations‘s top envoy for Libya has said that renegade General Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup when he issued an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
Heavy shelling on Libya’s Tripoli inflicts civilian casualties as rogue general Haftar presses bloody offensive
At least four people were killed in heavy shelling in the Libyan capital an official said on Wednesday, as world powers called for an immediate ceasefire in Tripoli.
Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called for imposing an effective arms embargo on Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army’s (LNA) and suggested forcing the LNA leader to withdraw his troops from the territories seized during the army’s ongoing operation to liberate Tripoli.
A proposed UN resolution demands that all parties in Libya immediately de-escalate the fighting and commit to a ceasefire, with the number of displaced people in the battle for control of the capital Tripoli estimated at nearly 20,000.
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said Khalifa Haftar has not been a true peace partner, saying he used to think Haftar was part of the Libyan aspiration for stability.