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Libya state council: International silence on Haftar crimes encourages continuity

Libya’s High Council of State yesterday condemned recent airstrikes carried out by the troops loyal to the retired Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, which had targeted a field hospital and left five doctors dead.

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French parliament forms committee to investigate ‘suspicious’ French role in Libya

The French parliament has formed a committee to investigate the “clandestine and suspicious role” of France in Libya, after US-manufactured French missiles were found at an airbase belonging to rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar earlier this month.

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HoR member calls on UN Security Council to probe kidnap of Sirgiwa

The member of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) for Benghazi Jalal Al-Shuwaihdi has asked the UN Security Council to probe the kidnapping of HoR member Siham Sirgiwa by Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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Libya government fears Haftar prepping new push on Tripoli

Libya’s UN-recognised government said on Saturday it feared forces led by strongman Khalifa Haftar were prepping a new “military escalation” in their months-long push to take Tripoli. Deadly fighting has rocked the capital’s outskirts since Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive on April 4 to take the city from the Governmentof National Accord.

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