Libya’s UN-supported government launched a counterattack on Sunday against a strategic military base used by renegade commander Khalifa Haftar to pound the capital Tripoli with rocket fire.
Jet fuel tanks at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport were targeted in an attack on Saturday that caused a large fire, Libya’s National Oil Corp (NOC) said.
Factions of the Turkish-backed opposition Syrian National Army are recruiting minors to fight in Libya, according to a report laying out in exhaustive detail Turkey’s use of Syrian rebels to prop up Libya’s Government of National Accord.
At least 14 civilians were killed by militias loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar in Libya since the beginning of May, said the Libyan Army on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports.
At least three people, including a civilian, were killed after rocket attacks by forces loyal to Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar hit the capital Tripoli and a nearby area, the government said early on Friday.
In early April, a photograph of three fighters on one of Tripoli’s front lines grabbed social media’s attention both for its poignancy and the absurdity of the situation. The photo was of three heavily armed men in full combat gear wearing protective face masks against Covid-19.
ICC latest report to UN Security Council on Libya: Military commanders responsible for crimes committed by their forces
In her 5 May report on the situation in Libya to the UN Security Council, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, as stipulated by UNSCR 1970 of 2011, Bensouda said that military commanders can be held responsible for crimes committed by their forces and have a duty to prevent …
The Libyan government announced launching 24 air strikes on Al-Wattia air base, from Tuesday morning until Wednesday morning, destroying armed vehicles of the militias of the coupist General Khalifa Haftar.
Khalifa Haftar’s forces have carried out indiscriminate rocket attack on the coastal road in Tajoura, eastern Tripoli, killing three civilians and injuring 19 others.
Forces loyal to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) announced on Sunday that they have extended their control south of Tripoli, including several military sites held by the militias of renegade Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.