The prime minister of Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, announced May 18 that his forces had taken control of the key al-Watiya air base from the forces of Khalifa Hifter, commander of the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA).
There have been frequent reports that Russia has transferred a fleet of MiG-29s and two Sukhoi 24s from Hmeimim on the Syrian coast to Al-Jafra in central Libya to support the forces of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar as he tries to take control of Tripoli. If such reports are accurate, …
At least three civilians were injured on Thursday as warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militia shelled a residential area in Tripoli, Libya’s capital, Anadolu Agency reports.
In an interview, Alison Pargeter discusses the calculations of Libya’s tribes and their impact on the struggle for power.
Algeria has emphasised the pivotal role that the neighbouring countries and the African Union should play in supporting the international process of settling the Libyan crisis.
Air power has played an increasingly important role in the Libyan conflict. The relatively flat featureless desert terrain of the north and coast means that ground units are easily spotted, with few places to hide.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, informed the UN Security Council (UNSC) of the brutal killing of 58 innocent civilians and the wounding of at least another 190, in Libya since last April, up until May 18, many of whom were children.
Operation Volcano of Rage confirmed on Wednesday that Colonel Fathi Al-Hosh of Military Engineering Department along with a number of his colleagues were wounded while dismantling mines and explosives in liberated neighborhoods of South Tripoli.
Libya is further spiraling into a full-blown proxy war like Syria that could destabilize the region, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian warned today.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) believes the US military’s statements about the alleged arrival of Russian military aircraft in Libya are strange, LNA spokesman Maj. Gen. Ahmad al-Mismari said on Al Arabiya TV channel.