The United States military launched its third air strike in Libya in a week, killing 17 Islamic State-aligned terrorists in the country’s southwest, U.S. Africa Command said Friday. The strike, which hit ISIS-Libya militants, was done in coordination with the Libyan government on Thursday, AFRICOM said. “This ongoing campaign against ISIS-Libya demonstrates that U.S. Africa…

Eight Islamic State (ISIS) members were killed Thursday in an American air strike in the desert southwest of the country, the US military command for Africa (AFRICOM) announced on Friday. The strike was carried out in the vicinity of Murzuk, an oasis about a thousand kilometers south of Tripoli, AFRICOM said in a statement, adding…

The Libyan forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA) launched an attack on Khalifa Haftar’s forces positions in Urban town, some 30 km to southeastern Gharyan, and managed to enter and seize most of the town, a source from Burkan Al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation said on Wednesday. The source added that Haftar’s…

Three civilians were killed Saturday in an air raid south of the Libyan capital, AFP was told by the spokesman for the Government of National Unity (GNA) forces based in Tripoli and recognized by the UN. “Several air strikes targeted different positions in the al-Swani area (25 km south of Tripoli), killing three civilians in…

The forces loyal to Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strong man from eastern Libya, announced on Tuesday that they had raided an air base in northern Libya controlled by forces loyal to the Libyan government of national unity (GNA). “Our air force has carried out several strikes against the Misrata airbase, targeting anti-aircraft defences as well…

The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has launched the second phase of its offensive against the Libyan capital, Tripoli, said Ali al-Qaidi, MP for Tobruk, Libya. For the ANL, the first phase of the offensive in Tripoli has been completed. “The army (Libyan National Army) is attacking Tripoli as part of…

Libya’s UN-recognised government said its forces struck a desert airbase Friday that has been a key staging post for the transport of troops and supplies by eastern-based strongman Khalifa Haftar. Since April, the government has been battling an offensive against the capital by Haftar’s forces, who already control most of the far-flung oases and oilfields…

The Libyan government of national unity (GNA), based in Tripoli and recognized by the UN, said on Saturday it was “worried” about a “military escalation” that it believes is being prepared against the capital, in a statement published on its Facebook page. Deadly fighting is taking place at the gates of Tripoli between forces loyal…

Clashes between the Libyan National Army and Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord near the country’s capital of Tripoli have left over 1,000 people killed and over 5,500 people injured over three months, the World Health Organization in Libya said on Tuesday. “As the Tripoli crisis enters its fourth month, the toll is 1048 dead,…

Troops loyal to rogue Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar said they shot down a plane belonging to forces loyal to the rival unity government, which acknowledged losing contact with one of its aircraft. Haftar’s spokesperson Ahmad al-Mesmari said on Thursday, July 4 that an L-39 Albatros was shot down near the town of Tarhuna, a…