Islamic State jihadist attacked the Zillah oil field in southwest Libya, according to the Libyan portal Al-Wasat, which cites local sources. According to these sources, the Zillah oil field, which has been attacked, belongs to the Libyan oil company Zueitina. According to our local sources, two members of the Libyan National Army (LNA) have been…

Haftar’s Libyan National Army on Friday announced that at least 12 Islamic State (Daesh) militants were killed in southern Libya. The army “carried out a surprise attack against Daesh remnants hiding in Haruj mountains, and killed more than 12 terrorists of a group called the Lonely Wolves,” the army’s information department said in a statement….

Two guards were killed and four others were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Daesh attack targeting Zella oilfield, a security source said. The attackers struck at an entrance gate to the field, which lies near the town of Zella about 760 km (470 miles) southwest of the capital, Tripoli. They killed the two…

At least nine people were killed Saturday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group targeting forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar in southern Libya, officials said. IS fighters, “backed by criminal groups and mercenaries”, launched a dawn assault on a military training camp in the southern city of Sebha, which is controlled by…

While attention in Libya is focussed on the battle for Tripoli, ISIS has attacked a remote town in the central desert, killing the city council president and kidnapping the head of the municipal guards. The attack on the town of Fuhaqa, 600 kilometres south-east of Tripoli, saw a third man killed and several buildings set…

Calm prevails in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq after the Libyan National Self-proclaimed Army (LNA), led by General Khalifa Haftar, announced the conquest yesterday. This is reported by a source quoted today by broadcaster “Libya Ahrar”, pointing out that the men of Operation Karma (Dignity) took control of Murzuq after a siege of about…

The military situations in southwest Libya continues to escalate threatening to destabilize the whole of Libya. Events have cascaded over the last week and are ever-changing, almost on a daily basis. They continue to reflect the power struggle between western and eastern Libya, and the power and security vacuum and local power struggle in the…

At least five people died in clashes on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 between forces loyal to Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, the Cyrenaic strong man, and unidentified jihadist groups in the Umm al Aranib region south of Sebha, in Fezzan, southern Libya. According to reports from the Khalid Bin Walid Brigade, which is under the general…

The forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday announced a military operation to “purge” jihadists and criminal gangs from the south of the conflict-hit nation. A spokesman for the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA) said its fighters had advanced in “several regions in the south” from an airbase some 650 kilometres (400 miles) from…

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a police station in Libya’s southwestern town of Ghoddua, a local security source said Tuesday. The blast had not left any casualties except for the bomber himself. Ghoddua is located roughly 60 kilometers south of the city of Sabha in Libya’s southeastern Fezzan region. Notably, the bombing comes…