The US military accused Russia of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya “repainted to camouflage” their origin in support of mercenaries fighting for eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces.
East Libya-based parliament rejects Haftar’s coup
Members of the East Libya-based parliament on Monday rejected an attempted coup by the warlord Khalifa Haftar. This came in a statement issued by 11 prominent members of the Tobruk-based parliament in which they stressed support to a peace initiative proposed by its speaker Aguila Saleh.
Russian fighters reportedly flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat
Russian fighters in Libya were flown out of a town south of Tripoli by their Libyan allies after retreating from the front lines, the town’s mayor said.
Libya’s Haftar calls on loyalists to target ‘colonial’ Turkey after losing ground
Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar called on his loyalist forces on Saturday to rally against Turkey, a key ally of his UN-recognised rivals in Tripoli, after suffering heavy losses.
Libyan Foreign Ministry to document finding foreign fighter’s body in south Tripoli with Security Council
The Libyan Foreign Ministry of the Government of National Accord (GNA) said in a statement on Saturday that it would document the finding of a foreign fighter’s body by Libyan Army forces in southern Tripoli frontline of Salah Al-Deen in coordination with the concerned authorities.
Haftar to begin air strikes against Turkish targets in Libya
Eastern commander Khalifa Haftar is reported to be about to begin a series of air strikes on Turkish targets in Libya after suffering a week of setbacks in his fight against the Ankara-backed government in Tripoli.
Russia, Turkey back immediate ceasefire in Libya
Russia and Turkey backed an immediate ceasefire in Libya during a phone call between both countries’ foreign ministers, Moscow said on Thursday.
‘Grave consequences’: Turkey warns Libya’s Haftar against attacks
Turkey has warned that attacks on its interests in Libya by renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces will have “grave consequences” after advances by the country’s Turkish-backed government.
Libya’s Interior Minister: Russia sent new fighter jets to Haftar
The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said Thursday that Russia had sent at least eight warplanes to Khalifa Haftar.
Seven civilians injured in shelling by Haftar forces in Tripoli’s Draybi area
A medical source announced that seven civilians were injured in shelling by the militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar on the Draybi area of Tripoli on Wednesday.