Sources from the Government of National Accord (GNA) confirmed that the Libyan Air Force carried out about 8 airstrikes on positions for Khalifa Haftar’s forces in Tripoli Airport Road, Qasir Benghashir and near Gharyan as well as in Sooq Al-Khamis.
Forces loyal to Libyan rogue general Khalifa Haftar have said they have shot down a warplane of the UN-backed government south of the Libyan capital Tripoli.
The Libyan capital Tripoli is witnessing a state of cautious calm on the first day of Ramadan, following a UN call for a humanitarian truce during the holy month.
Libya’s prime minister will tour Europe to seek support against rogue general Khalifa Haftar, the country’s internationally-recognised government said on Monday. Haftar, who is currently leading an assault on Tripoli, has urged his troops to “wipe out” government forces.
Media outlets earlier reported that Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar had ordered Libyan National Army (LNA) forces to chase and destroy enemy troops.
Open-source monitoring of air traffic has shown an increase in flights by surveillance aircraft operating by NATO members over the central Mediterranean, specifically Libya, in ladt April, IHS Jane’s website has reported.
At least 187 have been killed and 1157 wounded, mostly civilians, since the start of the aggression on Tripoli, the Health Ministry confirmed.
The forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) have regained control over many positions in Tripoli previously captured by the rival forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA), GNA head Fayez Sarraj told Sputnik.
The United Arab Emirates, an ally of rogue general Khalifa Haftar, said Thursday “extremist militias” were controlling Tripoli, Reuters reported.
Khalifa Haftar’s march on Tripoli on April 4 was a paradigm-shifting event whose importance remains lost on the global diplomatic community. Haftar’s actions closed the door on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and on attempts to amend it, including a series of negotiations between Haftar and Government of National Accord …