Sunday , 25 August 2019
Home / page 5

Blog Archives

Libyan Government of National Accord: ‘Haftar hiring foreign forces to attack Tripoli’

Major General Osama Joueili, Commander of the Western Military Region of the Government of National Accord (GNA), announced that his forces took “unexpected” countermeasures in anticipation of an external air attack on the capital Tripoli.

Read More »

Haftar’s Rebranded Coups: Haftar’s ability to frame coups as “wars on terror” ensures his international support, but masks a destructive manipulation of tribal dynamics.

A few months after his April 4 surprise assault on Tripoli to unseat the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Khalifa Haftar, leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), lost control of Gharyan on June 26. The LNA has since been steadily losing ground in heavy fighting in …

Read More »

Libyan GNA Sarajj Says Will Not Stop Military Op Until LNA Withdraws to Pre-War Positions

The forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) will not stop military operations until troops of their rival Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, are withdrawn to their pre-war positions, GNA head Fayez Sarraj said.

Read More »

Libya’s Al-Sarraj says Turkey’s military backup is inter-country defense cooperation

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said the Turkish military support for the government in Tripoli comes at the request of the legitimate Libyan government to defend the capital and its residents against the attacking forces.

Read More »

Schools are not a target; UNICEF reacts to Al-Alamain school shelling in Tripoli

UNICEF has condemned the latest shelling on Al-Alamain school in Tripoli on Saturday. In a thread on Twitter, the UNICEF said the children and the teachers were not at school during the time of the incident, as the academic year has ended on the 17th of July.

Read More »

UN humanitarian coordinator in Libya condemns “disgraceful” airstrike on Tripoli field hospital

The Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in Libya Bérangère Böell-Yousfi expressed Monday her strong condemnation of the disgraceful shelling on Al-Alamain school and Az Zawiyah Field Hospital in Airport road area, south of Tripoli, depriving thousands of people from accessing basic services.

Read More »