A military push in southern Libya which strongman Khalifa Haftar says is aimed at rooting out “terrorists” and foreign fighters has sparked backlash from an ethnic minority and the UN-backed government.
The Western Military Zone of the Presidential Council said that the hostile acts that took place in the past days in the area of Ghadwa -southeast of Sabha- including the bombing of Murzuk and the interference of armed groups of Sudanese opposition groups in the hostilities, clearly shows that the …
Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) of the Tabu community announced Monday, their withdrawal from the HoR in protest against what they described as violations and military campaigns on their areas in the south, and against the besiege imposed by tribal militia allied with mercenaries of the Sudan Liberation …
One of the prominent elders of Awaqir tribe in eastern Libya, Abdelhamid Al-Kizza, who was formerly a deputy head of the “Supreme Council of Libyan Cities and Tribes,” has accused Khalifa Haftar of going after ruling Libya through war and via the capital, Tripoli.
Seven Tabu tribe members were killed and more than 20 others wounded in an airstrike conducted by Dignity Operation air force on the southern town of Murzuk on Sunday.
The National Assembly of Tabu has condemned the actions of “the Southern Cleansing Operations Chamber” of Dignity Operation in supporting and assisting some tribes at the expense of others.
Tens of protesters took to the street in Benghazi, eastern Libya, calling on the UN envoy Ghassan Salame to leave for his “intentional negligence of the role of the Libyan army in fighting terrorism and for favoring Islamists over the army.”
A brigade led by Khalifa Haftar’s son Khalid arrested Yusif Al-Wakwak, the brother of Ezzidine Al-Wakwak who used to command Benina airport security force, sources from Benina; western Benghazi reported.
A report on the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood (LMB) concludes that the LMB had relatively little support from the Libyan people post Qaddafi.
20 members of Libya’s eastern-based House of Representatives (HoR) demanded on Sunday to hold a session to vote on a bill criminalizing the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya.