Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday vowed imminent victory in his fight to wrest control of the capital Tripoli from the country’s UN-recognised government.
Tripoli forces claim they have repulsed much heralded Hafter “zero hour” offensive. Hafter forces claim progress
The Tripoli forces aligned with the internationally-recognized Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, say they have successfully repulsed the much heralded offensive by the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA) and their aligned forces.
The joint operations room of Misrata has arrested three people linked to Al-Qaeda – including an Algerian national – and seized their weapons.
An airstrike by Khalifa Haftar’s Air Force has targeted a field hospital in Al-Sawani province in southern Tripoli.
Troops loyal to Retired General Khalifa Haftar are preparing to launch a decisive attack on Tripoli to seize Tripoli from the forces of the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).
The Volcano of Rage Operation confirmed that the Libyan Air Force has targeted the operations room of Haftar’s forces in Wadi Al-Rabi area south of the capital.
Tripoli’s battle has passed it’s 100th day with a striking death toll of over 1050 killed, 5500 injured and over 100.000 displaced.
Libya‘s coastguard is on alert as the battle for control of Tripoli threatens to spread to the sea.
Two United Nations agencies have called on the European countries to resume rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea and to stop refugee and migrant returns to Libya, where they face dire conditions and are at risk due to the ongoing conflict.
A few years ago, I was asked by an international journalist to comment on rumors about the presence of French troops in eastern Libya. Purportedly, France was actively supporting former Qaddafi army general Khalifa Haftar in his attempt to expand his control over the entire region of Cyrenaica. This was …