Israeli ties with Libyan political actors are not a secret, in fact they go back at least a decade. But the public and official disclosure by Israel’s foreign minister on Sunday that he had met his Libyan counterpart in Italy was the first of its kind, and has caused a …
Aisha spent months in Tripoli’s Abu Salim detention centre, before eventually making her way to Tunisia.
Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched air strikes against “foreign armed groups” near its border with Chad.
Libyan authorities have arrested an Islamic State leader suspected of having planned three deadly attacks in Libya’s capital in 2018, the UN-backed government announced on Thursday.
Following a year of relative calm in Libya, fighting erupted again this week in the capital Tripoli. The UN-backed government remains powerless in more than a third of the country, whose people have not seen an election in almost a decade.
Libya’s stability is at greater risk following recent militia clashes and amid turmoil in neighbouring Sudan and Niger that could spill over into the North African nation, the country’s UN special envoy said on Tuesday.
Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Junus-Bek Evkurov arrived at Benina International Airport in Benghazi today ahead of a meeting with the General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, Italian news agency Nova reports.
The spokesman for Khalifa Haftar’s forces, Ahmed Al-Mismari, announced at dawn on Tuesday the deployment of a battalion from Tariq bin Ziyad Brigade in Sabha, south Libya, to secure it based on the instructions of the commander of the Southern Operations Force.
Sources from Sirte reported on Monday that Khalifa Haftar’s forces started a campaign of arrests of a number of supporters of the Gaddafi regime in the city.
Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Haddad, Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, on Saturday, shared a plan to create a force comprising soldiers from the east and west regions.