Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Sunday warned east Libyan forces against imposing a “no-fly zone” over western Libya, as reproted by Anadolu Agency.
Libya‘s renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar has declared a “no-fly zone” in the skies over the capital, Tripoli, drawing a warning from the country’s internationally-recognised government.
Photos of a crashed MQ-9 Reaper drone bearing Italian Air Force markings in Libya appeared on social media Wednesday.
The Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj has declared that the Libyan army forces are close to ending the war after the achievements they have accomplished on the battlegrounds.
Social media activists circulated photos for three civilians’ bodies they said were murdered on the coastal road between Tripoli and Misrata after being shot by gunmen who sneaked Tuesday night into the area and started opening fire on several cars.
Khalifa Haftar’s artillery weapons attacked southern Tripoli neighborhoods, including Salah Al-Deen where two civilians were killed and others were wounded, media office of Volcano of Rage Operation said.
A United Nations report has concluded that Sudan and Jordan are providing the forces of Khalifa Haftar with illegal military support as he wages a brutal offensive on Libya’s Tripoli.
Jordan, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates have regularly violated the UN arms embargo imposed on Libya since 2011, according to a confidential report by UN experts seen Thursday by AFP.
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj has met with the commander of joint operations room in western Libya, Osma Juwaili to discuss the developments on the frontlines and security status in western region, in addition to the reinforcement of military capabilities of the fighting units on the frontlines.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar continued targeting forces of Government of National Accord (GNA), headed by Fayez al-Sarraj, south and east of Tripoli, and at the coastal city of Sirte.