One of the field commanders of the Libyan Government of National Accord’s (GNA) forces, Ziyad Balam died in Misrata, on March 18th. Ziyad Balam was one of the seven identified Ansar al-Sharia terrorists (Al-Qaeda) who committed an attack on the US Embassy in Benghazi in 2012 (now only one of them still lives – Khalid…

The Libyan national army announced on Tuesday March 3 that its forces had targeted the air defense platforms installed by the Turkish army a few days ago to protect the Tripoli airport (Mitiga). The air defense systems would have been completely destroyed, according to the Libyan National Army (LNA) operations room. Brigadier Khaled Al Mahjoub,…

Libya’s unity government on Tuesday said it had shot down an Emirati-supplied drone operated by forces led by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Misrata in western Libya. The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord said its “anti-aircraft defences” had shot down the drone east of Misrata, Libya’s third largest city. That came days after the United…

Khalifa Haftar’s Forces of Eastern Libya (Libyan National Army) sought on Sunday 26 January to open a new front by moving towards the town of Misrata, which is allied to the United Nations-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA). The renewed fighting undermines a fragile truce and comes a day after the United Nations warned that…

Flights were suspended on Wednesday at Mitiga airport, the Libyan capital’s only functioning airport, following rocket fire, according to a spokesman for the Tripoli-based Government of Unity (GNA) forces. Mitiga International Airport was the target of “six Grad rockets,” an act that constitutes “a flagrant threat” to the safety of air traffic and a “new…

According to well-informed sources, Libyan National Army (LNA) forces, led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, have succeeded in breaking through the defences of militias loyal to the Government of Reconciliation (GNA), led by Fayez al-Sarraj in the southern suburbs of the capital Tripoli. If this information is confirmed, it would mean a remarkable qualitative change along…

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…

Khalifa Haftar’s Air Force carried in the early hours of Thursday airstrikes – and some sources say artillery shelling – on Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport, leaving massive fire inside the airport. The managment of the airport said at least one airport guard was killed and others injured in the shelling on the airport. It also announced…