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 …
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj met in Tripoli with the UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame on Thursday and discussed the ongoing security challenges in the capital.
Sirte Protection Force disclosed Tuesday that it had tracked activities of ISIS elements in conjunction with Haftar’s forces’ movements in the valleys, southeast and west of the city.
At least four people were killed when air raids struck Tripoli on Sunday night, Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) said on Monday, blaming the attacks on rival Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA).