The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) calls on all parties in Libya to refrain from any mobilization or deployment of security elements and troops that may be perceived as an escalation and may undermine the implementation of the 23 October 2020 ceasefire agreement. UNSMIL urges all parties to …
Following on from ending the country’s partial 6pm to 6am lockdown and from its launch of an anti-Coronavirus vaccination drive, the Libyan government has announced that as of tomorrow it will reopen its land borders and resume flights with Tunisia.
Libya’s Commander of the Western Military Zone’s Joint Operations Room, Major General Osama Juwaili, said yesterday that he does not rule out the possibility that “war breaks out in the country again”.
Russian forces based in Syria’s western province of Latakia have sent a new batch of mercenary fighters “to protect facilities in Libya.”
The Libyan Presidential Council, in the capacity of the Chief Commander of the Libyan Army, reiterated Sunday its willingness to unify the military institution and support for national reconciliation to pave the way for December elections.
Libya’s High Council of State yesterday called on the Joint Military Commission known as the 5+5 to “distance itself” from the country’s political affairs and international agreements.
The Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) has asked the Presidential Council and Government of National Unity to freeze all military agreements and MoUs with all countries, saying it has agreed on emergency measures to remove all foreign forces and mercenaries without exception as soon as possible.
In its capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Army, the Presidential Council decided to establish a new military zone known as the West Coast Military District and appointed the former Minister of Defence of the Government of National Accord, Brigadier General Salah Al-Namroush, to the position of District Commander following his …
Abdullah Al-Lafi, a member of the Presidential Council, expressed the Council’s support for the Counter-Terrorism Force with all means to allow it to carry out its authorized duties in the fight against terrorism and to dry up its sources.
New details have emerged about the role in Libya of the Russian mercenary group Wagner and what appears to be its high-level state support.