The Head of the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, has called for an immediate intervention by the international community to stop the current military escalation in southern Libya, which he said is threatening the stability of the country.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) resumed airstrikes in the south during the day attacking positions held by Misrata’s Third Force near Sebha Airport, south-east of the town. There were no casualties.
The EU Trust Fund for Africa adopted Wednesday a €90 million program to step up the protection of migrants and reinforce migration management in Libya, upon proposal from the European Commission, a press release by the European Commission indicated.
The issue of establishment of the Russian military base in Libya is not being discussed, Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Haftar told Sputnik Thursday.
As the dinar continues weak against the dollar, the G-7 countries have warned that the Presidency Council (PC) and the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) need to work together to fix the economic crisis.
The acting head of the Tripoli Civil Registry Authority, Khalid Bibas was confirmed today as having been kidnapped by militias in Tripoli yesterday. Another colleague was also reported to have been taken away by an armed group.
A senior US military official met with Libyan Colonel Khalifa Haftar in Abu Dhabi on Monday, during the controversial general’s visit to the United Arab Emirates, Libyan sources revealed to The New Arab.
Ambassadors from the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – China, France, Russia, the UK and the USA – have warned that fighting in the south, in particular around Tamenhint, could result in an escalation of the conflict in Libya.
NOC must react to use of oilfield’s airports by Dignity Operation, UN-proposed government’s official says
The south brigade and other armed forces have joined brigades 16, 45 of UN-proposed government’s defense ministry in the attack that paved the way for regaining control of Timnahent airbase and Samnu district, the spokesperson of the “Desert Wrath” operation, Colonel Salem Abu Rawi confirmed on Monday.
Forces aligned with a UN-backed government in Tripoli said on Monday that three of their men had been killed in air raids against a desert air base by rivals allied with eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar.