A merchant ship carrying jet fuel to Libya from the United Arab Emirates was stopped and inspected by European Union authorities on Thursday to determine whether the vessel had breached a United Nations arms embargo, EU officials said.
Putin has dispatched mercenaries to Libya’s civil war, exploiting the protracted conflict to carve out a new sphere of influence in North Africa.
A militia leader fighting for Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar has received medical treatment in Germany, a local newspaper reported Wednesday, Anadolu reports.
NOC warns against continued military occupation of its oil facilities, reports war ship in Ras Lanuf
Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) yesterday warned against the continued occupation of its oil facilities as it reported the presence of a war ship in its Ras Lanuf oil port.
The spokesman for the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mohammed Gununu said the Intelligence Unit had depicted a convoy of 80 military vehicles of Khalifa Haftar’s forces moving from Jufra to Al-Lood town, near Sirte.
The warring parties in Libya and their international backers — the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Jordan vs Turkey and Qatar — violated a UN arms embargo on the oil-rich north African country that remains “totally ineffective,” UN experts said in a new report.
The Libyan Army Spokesman, Colonel Mohamed Gununu, said that the Libyan Army forces under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA), have detected yet another breach by Khalifa Haftar’s militia, which is the fourth since the announcement of the ceasefire.
The Libyan army under the GNA command on Monday said it seized Russian made helicopter belonging to Khalifa Haftar’s forces, which made an emergency landing south of Abu Grein area east of the capital Tripoli.
A second mass grave has been found in Libya’s Tarhuna, a province that has recently been liberated from militias loyal to warlord General Khalifa Haftar, the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) announced yesterday.
WHO supplies for east Libya attacked in Zawia by armed militias and diverted locally, other supplies stuck in Tripoli and Benghazi ports
The World Health Organization in Libya (WHO) revealed on Thursday that an armed group near the western Libyan city of Zawia intercepted one of its hired trucks on its way to Benghazi and Tobruk to deliver WHO supplies. The armed group directed the driver to deliver the supplies to a …