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LNA Field Marshal Haftar announced victory on Thursday after a three-year battle
The airstrikes follow Minya bus terrorist attack of which IS claimed responsibility
The president discussed with Haftar the latest updates in the Libyan conflict
The leader of the Libyan National Army visited Cairo for consultation, says Tobruk parliament member
Former rogue general had staged his own war against Islamists in eastern Libya
Fishermen disappeared amid heavy militia fighting in Misrata
International community reiterates call for ceasefire, backs political dialogue
House speaker denies foreign intervention in Libyan fight on “strongholds of terrorism”
Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital
Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya
Shoukry and Arab League envoy to Libya discuss possible political solutions to the situation in Libya
The Egyptian foreign ministry stressed the need for violence and armed clashes to end in neighbouring Libya in a Thursday statement. The ministry’s political action group met to discuss the situation on Wednesday as the situation worsened in Libya with people attempting to flee the militia fighting in their hundreds. The ministry statement reported that the meeting “emphasised the importance of …
Foreign ministry calls on Libyan authorities to identify the perpetrators as violence in the neighbouring country intensifies
Fighting erupted between rival militias at Tripoli’s international airport, one day after protesters shut down an oil port in the country’s northeast
Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.
Ex-general Khalifa Haftar was in the base at the time but escaped unharmed.
Four Libyan ministers arrive in Cairo for meetings with high-level officials
AFP – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged Libyans to fight a rogue general who is pressing an offensive against Islamist militias in the country’s east, labelling him an “enemy of Islam”. Last month, ex-general Khalifa Haftar unleashed forces from his so-called National Army on Islamist militias in Benghazi in a campaign dubbed “Operation Dignity”. …
Gunmen stormed the GNC in southern Tripoli on Sunday, two days after an anti-Islamist offensive launched by a rogue general in the eastern city of Benghazi.
AFP – Armed groups attacked Libya’s interim parliament and an air base in the east Sunday, adding to turmoil in the troubled country where a rogue general has launched an offensive against Islamists in the city of Benghazi. A colonel claiming to speak on behalf of the army declared that parliament had been suspended. “We, …