An ammunition storage facility exploded in Tripoli last night, killing three people and wounding another five at the Naval Acadamy, in the town of Janzur.
The commander of Sirte-Jufra Liberation Room of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Ibrahim Baytelmal, said the room’s forces had depicted Russian aircraft in support of Khalifa Haftar’s forces flying continuously over Jufra.
Libyans fear obstructive status quo, want elections, end of transition, support ceasefire, exit of mercenaries, and for UN to end foreign interference: UNSMIL
According to the results of a digital chat held yesterday between Acting UNSMIL head Stephanie Williams and 1,000 Libyans, Libyans fear the obstructionist status quo party, want the 24 December elections, support the current ceasefire, want the exit of foreign forces and mercenaries, would like more UN help in ending …
The commander of Awliaa Al-Dam (Blood Avengers) of Khalifa Haftar’s forces, Eyad Al-Fessi, admitted on Facebook, in live video Sunday after his son escaped a kidnap attempt, that Benghazi and the entire eastern region are “seeing a lack of security and lawlessness”.
NGO Airwars has yesterday released comprehensive mapping of more than 5,000 air and artillery strikes in Libya since 2012.
A senior leader from Khalifa Haftar’s forces, Al-Saharif Al-Marghani, said the bodies found in Tarhouna mass graves aren’t for Libyan nationals but for foreigners, disregarding the fact that tens of Libyan families have identified their beloved ones after being recovered from those mass graves.
The Libyan Defense Minister, Salah Al-Namroush, has agreed with the Chief of Staff, Mohammed Al-Haddad, and the commanders of western, central and Tripoli’s military zones of the Government of National Accord (GNA) to sign a “code of honor” that prohibits all brigades and forces from fighting one another.
Haftar’s militias have sent a strong warning to the people of Derna, threatening to burn down their homes if slogans against ‘Operation Dignity’ or personal attacks on the character of Haftar in the form of placards or graffiti were found on the walls of their residence.
The Head of the Libyan American Alliance, Esam Omeish, has confirmed that Khalifa Haftar’s lawyers – Levin and Ungvarsky – have decided to withdraw their defense for Haftar for the lawsuits filed in the US, citing lack of communication with the east-based warlord.
The Libyan American Alliance, a Virginia-based advocacy group that supports the Government of National Accord (GNA) has announced that they have received word from the US federal court and Department of State that they will not intervene in lawsuits lodged against Khalifa Haftar.