In Libya’s ever-shifting sands, where conspiracy and disinformation overlay a reality shaped by fluid political alliances, erratic military maneuvers and a crumbling economy, it can be challenging to paint an accurate and reliable picture of what is happening on the ground, let alone to predict how current events might shape the …
Russian military delegation arrived on Wednesday in Libya’s port city of Tobruk to meet Khalifa Haftar, the Commander-in-Chief of the National Army of the House of Representatives in Tobruk, as well as the President of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh Issa, Al Hadath reported.
Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar was given a tour of a Russian aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean today, Russian media reported, a show of Kremlin support for the faction leader who opposes Libya’s UN-backed government.
The procession left Benghazi, on Thursday, was a military parade affiliated with Daesh. The convoy reached beyond the Al-Baydan area, on the outskirts of Ajdabiya, the same way Daesh left Al-Fatayeh area after its defeat in Derna until it arrived at Sirte.
Surprising as it may be stateside, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is wildly popular in Libya. Since 2014, the civil war in Libya has been in a stalemate as rival factions, including the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and the House of Representatives in Tobruk, each backed by an assortment …
An official at the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that the Russian Navy has warned the Libyan airplanes of flying over the (Point.33) area above Sirte city in the Libyan territorial waters.
The head of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Saleh, had invited, on Monday, senior officials from the Russian Defense Ministry to visit Libya.
The Derna Mujahidine Shura Council (DMSC) condemned Presidency Council /Government of National Accord head Faiez Serraj and Khalifa Hafter, and declared their full support for the Grand Mufti Saddek Ghariani. They condemned ISIS.
The Libyan Mufti, Sadiq Al-Gharyani, has called on all Libyan political parties to rally around a Libyan dialogue that stems from the will of the Libyans themselves to break off the current political impasse in the country.
The Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) organization has blamed the UN-proposed Presidential Council (PC) for the abductions that are happening in Tripoli, saying the PC’s reluctance to have a firm stance on the issue has made it grow bigger.