Tag: Khalifa Haftar

At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

Tripoli, controlled by the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), is facing an offensive by military commander Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) that began in April.

Erdogan says Turkey will increase military support to Libya if necessary

Turkey backs Fayez al-Serraj's Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, which has been torn by factional conflict since 2011, and has already sent military supplies to the GNA despite a United Nations arms embargo, according to a report by U.N. experts seen by Reuters last month.

Eight soldiers killed in attack on Haftar camp in south Libya...

Eight soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan armed forces of Khalifa Haftar in...

Stop ignoring Libya, President Vella warns

Why are the UN and the Western world ignoring Libya, asked President George Vella in a tweet on Friday. Vella said that a humanitarian...

Battle rages for Libya’s capital, airport bombed

A warplane attacked Tripoli's only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya's capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the...

G7 foreign ministers interrupt talks to warn against advance on Tripoli

Foreign ministers from the G7 group of rich nations implicitly warned eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar on Friday against an advance towards the capital...

Libyan PM, eastern commander agree national election needed – U.N.

Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister and the military commander of its breakaway eastern half have met and agreed that national elections are necessary, the...

Russia says Gaddafi’s son should play role in Libyan politics –...

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the most prominent son of the former Libyan leader, should play a role in his country's political life, Russian Deputy Foreign...