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.
Commander wants experienced recruits for the Presidential Guard
The Presidency Council’s Presidential Guard, which was signed into being at the end of August, is to begin recruiting in earnest next week, its commander said today.
Terrorists launch “double-tap” car bombings in Benghazi
Terrorists launched a “double-tap” car bombing outside the Benghazi headquarters of Saiqa Special Forces this evening. The first explosion, heard around the city and described as “massive” was close by the entrance to the barracks. Rescuers were still at the scene when some 40 minutes later a second explosion …
UN Envoy Suggests Formation of Presidential Guard to Protect Libyan Government
Martin Kobler, the UN’s special envoy to Libya, has called on the “presidential guard” to provide security to the various bodies of government, including the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).
US delegate to Libya says Presidential Guard to secure Tripoli from all threats
The United Sates delegate to Libya, Jonathan Winer said the Presidential Guard of the Government of National Accord will make a radical change in the security of the capital.
Tulty: PC will form new security devices
The spokesperson of the Presidential Council (PC), Ashraf Tulty, had announced, in Tripoli on Sunday, that the coming days will witness the formation of the new security devices, including the Presidential Guards.
Activists propose new legislator to end political deadlock in Libya
A group of civil society institutions have presented a new national charter to end the political chaos and the deadlock that have plunged the country into uncertainty for more than three years now.