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Civilian aircraft intercepted by East Libya

A jet from Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan military forces intercepted a civilian plane as part of a push to control the oil-rich south of...

Four dead in first clash of Haftar’s southward push

At least four Libyan soldiers died when forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar fought with a local armed group as they sought to expand south,...

East Libya government delegation visit Sabha

A high-level delegation from Libya’s parallel government in the east visited the main southern city Sabha after its forces seized control of the city,...

East Libya forces say UN envoy is an opponent

The forces controlling eastern Libya regard UN envoy Ghassan Salame as an enemy contributing to the North African nation’s violent crisis, a spokesman said. The...

Senior al Qaeda commander killed in Eastern Libya

Eastern Libyan forces killed a senior al Qaeda figure in southern Libya, during an operation to secure oil and gas assets and fight militants...

East Libya forces to secure oil sites

Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a...

Haftar in meetings, not at Palermo conference

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Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar arrived in Italy for meetings with heads of state, but will not attend a conference on Libya...

Haftar in Russia

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Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu met Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Moscow on Wednesday, Russian media reported, signalling Kremlin support ahead of...

Case of slain Libyan rebel commander could open old wounds

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Eastern Libyan authorities resumed an investigation into the unexplained killing of a top rebel commander in the 2011 uprising against Muammar Gaddafi,...

Haftar supports elections sees others stalling

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Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, a key figure in the future of the troubled North African country, supports plans for national elections in...

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