Speaking at a press conference in Tripoli yesterday, Fathi Bashagha, the Interior Minister of Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli, reviewed the positions of the countries supporting what he called ‘‘the criminal Khalifa Haftar’’ in his war on the capital Tripoli.
Seven UN agencies on Wednesday called for a cease-fire in Libya to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus, saying the international community “must not turn a blind eye to the conflict” in the North African nation where 64 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed.
The spokesman for the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mohammed Gununu said on Tuesday, Libyan Air Force had carried out three airstrikes on Al-Watiya airbase, targeting Khalifa Haftar’s forces, military vehicles and positions.
Libyan government forces destroyed an operations room belonging to a Russian mercenary group south of Tripoli on Tuesday night, a military spokesman said.
EU calls for immediate Libya ceasefire, respect of int’ law, protection of civilians, return to negotiations, implementation of UN arms embargo and appointment of new UNSMIL head
Following on from the report to the UN Security Council on Libya on 11 May by Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkey’s escalatory statement on 10 May warning that it could target Khalifa Hafter’s (commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) ‘‘elements’’ directly, following his missiles landing near Turkey’s Tripoli …
Four Libyan fighters loyal to the UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in a UAE drone strike south of the city of Misrata on Monday night, a GNA military spokesman said.
In late December, just weeks after signing a military cooperation agreement with Libya’s internationally recognised government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid an unexpected visit to Tunisia.
Haftar militias targeted a residential neighborhood in the Salah Al-Din area on Sunday, with rocket-propelled grenades, killing one woman and wounding three other members of her direct family.
The Libyan Army struck forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar in Al-Watiya airbase, military sources said on Monday.
Clashes continued between Libyan government forces and the militias of retired Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar yesterday south of the capital Tripoli.