Tag: LNA

Haftar’s army rubbishes Ukraine’s accusation of sending troops to fight in Russian ranks

March 22, 2022

The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by East-base strongman Khalifa Haftar, has rejected Ukraine’s claims that the self-style army is sending fighters to combat alongside ... Read More

Libya: UN-brokered gov’t retakes three cities from Haftar’s forces

April 14, 2020

Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has gained significant territory in fighting west of the capital, Tripoli. A government spokesman said GNA forces took ... Read More

Libya: GNA forces smash Haftar-bound plane cargo loaded with ammunition, weapons

April 6, 2020

UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) air force destroyed Sunday a plane cargo carrying a shipment of ammunition for UAE-backed rebel Gen. Khalifa Haftar. Mohammed ... Read More

Libya: GNA forces destroy fuel, ammo en route for Haftar’s forces in Tripoli

April 3, 2020

Volcano of Rage Operation, a command force answering to UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), destroyed Thursday fuel and ammunition shipment en route for forces ... Read More

Libya: Warring parties respond to call for humanitarian truce

March 22, 2020

The self-proclaimed eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) on Saturday followed the Tripoli-based government of National Accord (GNA) in responding positively to a call for a ... Read More

Libya: Latest Developments Discussed with Moroccan FM

February 8, 2020

Envoy of the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Abdulhadi Lahouij, held talks Friday in Rabat with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, while Khaled ... Read More

Libya: Haftar vows to sink Turkish ship bound for Libya

December 12, 2019

The self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA), based in eastern Libya and opposed to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Wednesday vowed to sink any ... Read More

Libya: GNA celebrates capture of Haftar’s key General, downing of jet

December 9, 2019

UN-backed Government of National Accord, GNA, announced Saturday it captured a top military aid of rival army of General Khalifa Haftar after its forces downed ... Read More

Libya: at least 36 migrants killed in drone air strike

July 3, 2019

A Monday drone airstrike has killed at least 36 migrants and wounded 80 others in capital Tripoli, GNA health ministry told reporters accusing forces loyal ... Read More

Libya: Haftar frees Turks following Ankara’s menace for action

July 2, 2019

Forces loyal to east-based military commander Khalifa Haftar have released six Turkish sailors after Ankara threatened that Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) would become “targets ... Read More