A group of officers has demanded that the Presidency Council appoint, as a matter of urgency, a commander-in-chief of the Libyan armed forces.
Fears grow in Tripoli despite Misrata/Zintan rejection of military action
There is growing public concern in Tripoli that statements from Misrata and Zinatan military councils rejecting military action in Tripoli could in fact result in fighting in the city.
Saleh: New political road map to be proposed in days
The head of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Saleh, revealed his intention to announce a new political road map, as a replacement for the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA) emanating from Shkirat Agreement whose mandate had ended on Saturday after one year.
Haftar’s call for war in Tripoli, reality or propaganda?
After the calls of the renegade General Khalifa Haftar on his forces and followers to be ready for Tripoli battle and after he had issued his orders through his forces’ spokesman, Ahmed Al-Mismari, for his affiliated officials to prepare for Tripoli battle, which he said it would be quick and …
First tanker ships oil from Sidra
The first tanker to moor at the Sidra terminal since it was attacked two years ago by Libya Dawn forces and several of its oil storage tanks set on fire has taken on cargo of crude oil. According to reports, the tanker is the Maltese-registered SeaMusic.
Renewed militia clashes shake Tripoli
There were heavy clashes today in Tripoli’s Hay Al-Akwah area, by the elevated Airport Road next to the Abu Sleem district.
Hafter calls on troops to be ready to “liberate” Tripoli
The head of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, has called on officers and soldiers to be ready for the offensive to free Tripoli. He was speaking to members of the LNA. A top LNA official confirmed to the Libya Herald this evening that Hafter had made the …
Libya’s National Commission for Human Rights condemns constraints on press in eastern Libya
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya has strongly condemned the constraints on press and media outlets as well as on civil societies in Benghazi, Al-Bayda, Tobruk and Derna.
International support for Presidency Guard at Tunis conference
A number of countries attending a two-day conference and series of bilateral meetings which started in Tunis today indicated their willingness to help the Presidency Council’s fledging Presidential Guard (PG) develop into a functioning military force.
Protests held in Libya after woman gang-raped by militias
Scores of protesters rallied in the center of Tripoli on Friday evening to protest the gang rape of a woman by members of militias that control the capital of Libya.