Tag: GNA

Faiez Serraj hands over power to new interim authorities

March 17, 2021

The head of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Faiez Serraj handed over power Tuesday to the new leaders of the oil-rich country tasked ... Read More

Forces loyal to Haftar clash in Sirte

February 2, 2021

Rival Libyan armed groups loyal to east-based war lord Khalifa Haftar have clashed in the coastal city of Sirte, Anadolu news agency reports citing military ... Read More

Libya: GNA Defense Minister pays controversial visit to Turkey

January 12, 2021

The visit to Ankara last Sunday by the Libyan Defense Minister of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) has sparked a strong reaction in ... Read More

GNA, Haftar conduct prisoner swap

January 7, 2021

Libya’s internationally recognized administration, GNA, and its east-based rival, led by rebel Gen. Khalifa Haftar, exchanged Wednesday at least 35 prisoners under the supervision of ... Read More

Fresh clashes erupt between Haftar, GNA forces threatening frail ceasefire

January 4, 2021

Armed clashes erupted between forces of UN-backed Government of National and those of rebel Gen. Khalifa Haftar Sunday in south Libya putting at stake a ... Read More

Paris calls on Haftar to “abstain” from any military action

December 30, 2020

France has asked Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman of eastern Libya, to "refrain from any resumption of hostilities" and to "focus" on the search for ... Read More

GNA, Italy sign military cooperation deal

December 7, 2020

the UN-backed Libyan Government of National Accord, GNA, signed Friday a military agreement with Italy covering many areas including training, military education and cooperation in ... Read More

GNA agrees to free Russian spies tied to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

October 30, 2020

Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) has agreed, after a deal with Moscow, to release two Russian alleged spies arrested last year in Libya for ... Read More

Libya: Haftar lifts blockade on oil fields & ports under guarantee of a fair distribution of revenues

September 18, 2020

Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar on Friday announced lifting the blockade on oil production and its export.   Hours after the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), ... Read More

Haftar risks sapping Libyan peace efforts

September 4, 2020

Libya’s renegade general, Khalifa Haftar, has derided the ceasefire declared by the rival governments in the East and West and his forces have already violated ... Read More