The commander of the naval frontline of “Volcano of Rage” Operation of the Libyan Army under the Presidential Council’s command Rida Essa said they had tasked navy personnel to foil any attacks by Khalifa Haftar’s forces, in addition to doing their job regarding illegal immigration.
The forces of the Libyan Army under the Presidential Council’s command launched on Saturday fierce offensive on positions of Khalifa Haftar’s forces on different frontlines in southern Tripoli.
Local media outlets have reported heavy fighting between Libyan Army forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) and Khalifa Haftar’s forces on different frontlines in southern Tripoli.
Deputy spokesman of the United Nations Secretary-General, Farhan Haq said that civilian victims of the aggression on Tripoli have increased to 146 casualties, including 40 fatalities.
Washington must get tough on violations of the UN arms embargo and hold Libya’s warring sides accountable for their conduct; it must also pursue a more inclusive governance framework for Libya’s future—one that does not include Haftar.
Sources at Al-Ahram Centre for Political Studies have revealed that Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar has called on Egypt to supply him with surface-to-surface missiles to back his attack on the Libyan capital Tripoli.
Precariously perched 50 metres up an electricity pylon providing power to Libya’s capital, Mohamad Dahman attempts to fix damage caused by fighting – but hastily descends when a rocket explodes nearby. “We’re used to working under bombing,” he says.
Libyan Misrata operations room has arrested a man suspected of terrorist acts and of being part of ISIS groups. A force from the operations room raided a house in Abu Grein in southern Misrata and detained the militant after an arrest warrant for him was issued by the Public Prosecutor’s …
Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the government in Tripoli, said in an interview published on Sunday he will continue fighting until militias in the city laid down their arms.
While rival Libyan forces fight for control of the capital, an economic war is playing out which could have grave and lasting consequences for the oil-rich country.