Prime minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, announced on Thursday the launch of Operation Peace Storm, in response to the continued attacks carried out by Haftar’s forces.
The air forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, carried out on Friday three air raids targeting a number of positions of the rival Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) in the country’s west, a local military source said.
The UN Security Council urged Thursday the Libyan warring parties to commit to an immediate ceasefire, expressing concerns over the military escalation on the ground.
Another night of intensive bombing of Tripoli in total disregard for agreed ‘‘humanitarian pause’’ and anti Covid19 efforts; UNSMIL strongly condemns violations
Tripoli experienced another night of intense bombing last night of its civilian areas. Residents reported they were unable to sleep all last night through to this morning. Several neighbourhoods were hit causing much damage to property and vehicles. Several fires broke out.
Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord on Wednesday launched a new military push against the forces of Khalifa Haftar, who has been for the last two days ramping up attacks on civilians in the capital.
The Libyan Army forces have launched Operation Peace Storm in order to target Khalifa Haftar’s forces and foil their attacks on civilians in Tripoli.
Tripoli fighting continues in total disregard for agreed ‘‘humanitarian pause’’ to fight Covid19: UNSMIL strongly condemns violations
Fighting around Tripoli has continued over the last few days in total disregard for the ‘‘humanitarian pause’’ agreed by both combatants as UNSMIL today strongly condemns the violations.
The Libyan capital Tripoli has been subjected to intense and random bombing for weeks and the victims are mainly civilians. The latest of these tragedies was the loss of the girls of the Raqi’i family in a Haftar militia attack on the capital’s Ain Zara neighbourhood. Furthermore, there are ongoing …
The Secretary General General the UN Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed positive responses from Libya’s warring parties to calls for a humanitarian pause in fighting to allow authorities to respond to the public health challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Forces of Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) neutralized 25 militia members loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar early Friday during clashes in the capital, Anadolu reports.