At least 9 fighters loyal to the Libyan government’s national agreement (GNA) forces were killed on Thursday in clashes south of Tripoli with the forces of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strong man from eastern Libya, according to a spokesman for GNA forces. “Five fighters (from the GNA) were killed in an air raid Thursday at…

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…

A security force loyal to the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNA), based in Tripoli, announced late Wednesday the arrest of jihadist leaders affiliated with the el-Qaëda organization, including a wanted Algerian national, near the capital. The Misrata Security Force (north-west), which is part of the GNA Ministry of Interior, reported that it had raided…

Water supplies to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, have been halted after an armed attack on the main power plant in southern Tripoli, the administration of the Man-Made River Project said in a statement Friday. An armed group on Friday forced workers at the main electricity plant in Tripoli to cut electricity supplies to all of…

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…

During the night of Tuesday, July 2 to Wednesday, July 3, at least 53 people were reportedly killed and 130 injured in an air strike in a building located in Tajoura, on the outskirts of Tripoli, where illegal migrants from Africa and the Middle East were detained. The Information was published by Reuters, with reference…

Libyan army chief Khalifa Haftar promised a tough and swift response to the liquidation of wounded in Gharian hospital recaptured by al-Wefaq (GNA) forces. “The armed forces’ response to the cowardly act and deception of those who liquidated (prisoners) and demolished Gharyan’s honourable homes will be severe,” Haftar said in a statement issued Saturday. “This…

The Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar said on Friday that its air defence had shot down a drone launched by the forces of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) near Tripoli. According to the LNA headquarters, the drone was shot down in the skies above a highway leading to…