Salah Eddine al-Namrush confirmed as defence minister while General Mohammad Ali al-Haddad has been named army chief. The head of Libya’s internationally recognised government has…View More Libya: GNA's al-Sarraj appoints new defence minister, army chief
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey and Italy’s defence ministers agreed at talks on Tuesday on the need for a political solution to Libya’s conflict, according to…View More Turkey, Italy agree Libya needs political solution – Turkish defence ministry
As preparations for the battle for Sirte intensify, thousands of foreign fighters are on the way to the key city. Eastern-based forces allied with renegade…View More Libya: Haftar's forces mobilise mercenaries for Sirte battle
Announcement comes as Arab League ministers hold an emergency meeting to find ‘a pause’ in intensified fighting. Libya’s internationally recognised government says plans were discussed…View More Libya's GNA, US Africa Command to jointly 'fight terrorism'
Egyptian president warned of ‘direct’ intervention in Libya, citing the need to protect Egypt’s porous border. Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has denounced…View More Libya: GNA calls Egypt's military threat 'declaration of war'
TRIPOLI (AFP) – Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) on Sunday (June 21) denounced Egypt’s warning of military intervention in Libya, labelling it a…View More Libya unity govt says Egypt threat 'declaration of war'
Turkey, Russia, Egypt and UAE are all recalibrating their plans after the retreat of LNA commander Haftar from Tripoli. After Libya’s renegade military commander Khalifa…View More The unfolding geopolitical power play in war-torn Libya
GNA says multiple mass graves discovered in Tarhuna and other areas recently retaken from Khalifa Haftar’s forces. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has…View More UN expresses 'horror' at reported mass graves' discovery in Libya
TUNIS (Reuters) – Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government said on Friday they had entered Tarhouna, the last major stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa…View More Libyan government says it has entered Haftar stronghold Tarhouna
After meeting GNA head al-Sarraj, Turkish leader says history will judge those who caused ‘bloodshed’ by backing Haftar. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged…View More Erdogan: Haftar, his backers biggest obstacle to peace in Libya
LNA’s goal of seizing the capital abruptly ended after Turkey’s intervention with its supply of armed Bayraktar drones. Air power has played an increasingly important…View More Libya's battle in the sky: How air superiority changed the war
ANKARA (REUTERS) – Turkey warned on Thursday (May 21) that attacks on its interests in Libya by military commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces will have “very…View More Turkey warns against attacks on its presence in Libya
At least 14 people injured in attacks which the UN-recognised government blamed on rival eastern forces. At least 14 people have been injured in attacks…View More Libya: Tripoli hospital attacked by 'Haftar's missiles'
DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates on Thursday called on all Libyan parties to commit to the U.N.-supervised political process to end the war,…View More UAE calls on all Libyan parties to commit to political process, renews support to Haftar