Tag: Libyan National Army

Khalifa Haftar resumes position of Commander in chief of rival Libyan army

February 4, 2022

Khalifa Haftar, the strongman of the Libyan eastern region, has resumed his position as general commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA); an army opposed ... 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

Direct peace talks between two opposing Libyan delegations under the auspices of the United Nations

October 20, 2020

Direct talks between two opposing Libyan delegations began this Monday, October 19 in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations. Ten members of the ... Read More

Libya: London Wants All Parties to Work Together For Peace & Stability

August 25, 2017

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Thursday Benghazi wherein he met Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar, the Head of the Libyan National Army, as well as ... Read More

Islamic State Resurfaces in Libya

August 24, 2017

The terrorist Islamic State assaulted Wednesday a checkpoint of the Libyan National Army, a first incident of its kind in several months. While the two ... Read More

Libya: Serraj, Haftar Endorse Skhirat LPA as Only Political Roadmap for Country’s Reconstruction

July 26, 2017

Libya’s political rivals agreed Tuesday in France to set aside their contentions and make way for peace, endorsing the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) signed in ... Read More

Libya: Benghazi has fallen to Haftar’s LNA

July 6, 2017

Head of Libyan National Army (LNA) opposed to UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli Wednesday announced victory over militant groups and other fighters ... Read More

Libya: Ansar al-Sharia becomes first Libyan extremist group to dissolve

May 29, 2017

Ansar al-Sharia, a group that became famous in 2012 after the US held it responsible for killing its Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens together with ... Read More

Egypt’s support to Haftar’s army is a national priority, President al-Sisi

November 25, 2016

President al-Sisi of Egypt has confirmed that his government has been providing support to the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Field Marshall ... Read More

Libya: Terrorists-Launched Shells kill Several Civilians in Benghazi

October 5, 2016

Shells launched from a rebel-held position on a residential area in Benghazi on Tuesday killed several people, a military spokesman loyal to Khalifa Hafter told ... Read More