The UN-backed Libyan government has signed a $2 million deal with Mercury Public Affairs to lobby Congress and the Donald Trump administration just days after reports that the president backed rival Khalifa Hifter.
The Department of Foreign Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs suspended Monday, the work of Al Arabiya channel on the Libyan territory.
The Interior Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fathi Bashagha visited Turkey on Monday and met with the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral relations and the current war on Tripoli led by “warlord Khalifa Haftar” as Bashagha repeatedly described him.
The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) on Sunday held the UN Security Council responsible for refraining from taking action regarding attacks on the Libyan capital by a rival government in eastern Libya, reported Anadolu Agency.
On 4 April, General Khalifa Haftar, whose forces control Eastern Libya, announced the first phase of an offensive intended to gain control of forces loyal to Tripoli, prompting the mobilisation of the defense. In response, armed forces loyal to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) launched a military op …
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that in Libya, there is a government legitimized by people’s approval and a dictator receiving support from some Arab countries and Europe, referring to Khalifa Haftar.
Troops loyal to Libya‘s internationally recognised government are preparing to launch a counteroffensive on renegade commander Khalifa Haftar‘s eastern-based forces currently struggling to maintain their positions along the capital’s southern outskirts, the Government of National Accord’s interior minister said.
Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Hifter visited Egypt on April 14 to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and discuss new developments in Libya. It was Hifter’s first foreign trip since the start of the military conflict in Libya on April 4.
Libya has asked the UN Security Council to dispatch a fact-finding mission to investigate attacks on civilians in Tripoli, according to a letter released Thursday.
Tunisian authorities stopped 13 citizens of France with weapons and diplomatic passports as they were attempting to cross into the country from neighbouring Libya last week.