Misrata’s Third Force last night recaptured the key Gwirat al-Mal checkpoint from the Libyan National Army in an operation which included at least one airstrike.
Presidential Council’s substitute Head Al-Majibri appoints new GNA officials, PC deputy rejects
The substitute Head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fathi Al-Mijibri, has taken new decisions to appoint new officials in the GNA, which led to a wave of anger at the PC construction.
Tripoli unrest following assassination of two policemen, more inter-militia fighting
There has been more unrest in Tripoli following the kidnapping and assassination of two policemen from the Tripoli Criminal Investigation Department. There are a number of theories circulating on social media for the possible motive for their assassination, but none have been substantiated.
Kobler and Supreme Judiciary Council condemn closure of Tripoli court complex by Criminal Investigation Department
Both the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) and UN special envoy Martin Kobler have condemned the closure of the main Tripoli court complex. According to the former, it was forcibly closed and its staff prevented from entering the premises closed by the Department of Criminal Investigation in Tripoli.
West officers demands Presidency Council choose army chief now
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.