Tag: Khalifa Ghwell

Libya: Khalifa Ghwell-aligned forces launch ‘National Guard’ in Tripoli to protect state institutions

February 10, 2017

Chaos is festering in capital Tripoli as forces aligned with self-style Khalifa Ghwell announced Thursday the creation of the Libyan National Guard (LNG) to protect ... Read More

Libya: Kobler Denied Landing in Tobruk

January 19, 2017

Head of UNSMIL Martin Kobler’s authority is increasingly waning in the East of Libya as on Wednesday the UN veteran diplomat was denied landing in ... Read More

Libya: Khalifa Ghwell Announces Overthrow of GNA

January 13, 2017

Khalifa Ghwell, leader of ghost Libyan Dawn Administration Thursday announced the overthrow of the UN-backed Government of National Accord after he seized some government ministries, ... Read More

Libya: US Imposes Sanctions on Khalifa Ghwell

April 20, 2016

The United States Tuesday imposed sanctions on Prime Minister of the Tripoli-based Salvation Government seen by Washington as a major obstacle to the UN-backed political ... Read More

Libya: US Downplays IS Capability to Further Expand despite Growing Big in Size

April 8, 2016

Top US commander for Africa Thursday downplayed the capacity of the Islamic State’s branch in Libya to conquer more swathes of the Libyan territory given ... Read More

Libya’s Friends Need to be Ready for Intervention “if GNA Asks for Help,” France

April 2, 2016

France’s Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault Friday urged Libya’s friends to be ready for intervention even militarily if the Government of National Accord (GNA) calls ... Read More

Tripoli Authorities Vow to Block GNA Entry in Capital, EU to Sanction 3 Leaders

March 17, 2016

Libyan authorities in Tripoli Wednesday renewed objection to the UN-backed unity government and vowed to halt the entry of the Government of National Accord in ... Read More

Libya: Tripoli Welcomes Airstrike, Tobruk Condemns & Warns against Foreign Intervention

February 22, 2016

The Friday airstrike by the US on a house in Sabratha allegedly used by militants of the Islamic State led to controversial statements from the ... Read More

Libya: new cabinet in 10 days following rejection, EU set to sanction peace process spoilers

January 27, 2016

Libyan Presidency Council Tuesday pledged to re-name a new cabinet after the Tobruk parliament rejected the first 32-member proposed government deemed too large. “We will ... Read More

IS claims Zliten bombing, condemnations flare up

January 8, 2016

IS Thursday on one of its numerous websites claimed responsibility for the merciless suicide bombing of a police camp in Libyan coastal city of Zliten ... Read More