A drone air strike by eastern Libyan forces on the southern Libyan town of Murzuq has killed at least 43 people, a local official said on Monday. The attack is the second major air strike blamed on the eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar after at least 44 migrants were killed…

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…

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…

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…

At least 4500 people have been displaced due to the clashes in the southern Libyan city of Sabha, the Assistant Director of the Health Services Department in the city, Salim Bashir, revealed. Bashir said the IDPs are from more than 300 families and that the Red Crescent Society provided them with assistance and free medical…

Forces loyal to Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar on Thursday gave African “mercenaries” — who are allegedly operating in Libya’s south — nine days to depart the country. The move comes in the wake of armed clashes that recently occurred in the city of Sabha some 750 kilometers south of capital Tripoli. Pro-Haftar forces (based…

Three people were killed and 20 wounded on Tuesday 6 March 2018 in fighting between rival tribes in southern Libya, said a hospital source, bringing the number of deaths in clashes since early February to about 10. The violence took place in Sebha, a town more than 600 kilometres south of Tripoli, which is regularly…