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…

Armed fighting between armed groups loyal to Khalifa Haftar and Tabu tribe’s armed groups hit on Wednesday Murzuq town in southern Libya. The official at the so-called Brigade 73 Infantry of Haftar’s self-styled army, Al-Mundir Al-Khartoush, said they had entered Murzuq town from the eastern side, thus ensuing clashes with the Tabu armed groups. Meanwhile,…

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…

Forces loyal to the strong man from eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, announced on Friday that they had carried out new air strikes against Chadian groups in southern Libya. The Libyan National Army (LNA), self-proclaimed by Marshal Haftar, reported in a brief statement that it had struck “three groups of Chadian bands and their allies”. The…

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…

The Mayor of Al-Sharqiyah, Imhimmed Arab, confirmed the killing of one person and the wounding of others as a result of clashes between Khalid Ibn Al-Walid Battalion and what he called the remnants of Chadian gangs in Umm al Aranib area in Murzuq. ImhimmedArab pointed out that clashes are still ongoing at the HQ of…

At least eight people have been killed in 48 hours during fighting between rival tribes in a southern Libyan town, bringing the death toll to 31 since early May, according to a hospital source. Located more than 600 km south of Tripoli, Sebha is regularly the scene of violence between rival groups who wage a…