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East Libyan forces say two helicopters crash in military operation

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East Libyan forces said they lost two helicopters in a crash during a military operation on Sunday, after days of fighting with a formerly...

Libya’s combatants declare key coast road open

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Libya’s warring sides reopened the main coast road across the frontline on Friday, a key element of a ceasefire they agreed last year that...

Deadly landmine legacy in Tripoli shows stakes of Libya talks

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The death of Sadeeq Ferjani from a booby trap left by fighters in his home in southern Tripoli is a reminder of the deadly...

Turkey, Libya committed to eastern Mediterranean maritime accord

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey and Libya were committed to a 2019 maritime demarcation accord in the eastern Mediterranean, after...

Turkey warns Libya’s Haftar and supporters against attacking its forces

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Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar warned on Sunday that the forces of Khalifa Haftar and their supporters based in eastern Libya would be viewed...

Anti-tank missile in Libya looks like Iran-produced weapon – UN

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A United Nations analysis of photos of four anti-tank guided missiles in Libya found that one “had characteristics consistent with the Iranian-produced Dehlavieh” missile,...

Eastern Libyan force says it intercepted Turkish ship

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Eastern-based Libyan forces have intercepted a Turkish ship under a Jamaican flag heading to the port of Misrata in western Libya, their spokesman said...

G5 howitzers seen in Libya

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It appears the Libyan National Army (LNA) is now operating South African-made G5 155 mm howitzers, mostly likely delivered by the United Arab Emirates...

Killing of Libyan dissident underscores stakes in peace talks

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Gunmen shot dead a prominent dissident in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday, a stark reminder of the country’s violence as sides...

Warring Libya rivals sign truce but tough political talks ahead

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Libya’s warring factions signed a permanent ceasefire agreement on Friday, but any lasting end to years of chaos and bloodshed will require wider agreement...

UN acting Libya envoy ‘optimistic’ on ceasefire talks

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The United Nations’ acting Libya envoy said on Wednesday she was “quite optimistic” that ongoing talks between the warring sides would lead to a...

Libyan families file US lawsuit accusing LNA leader Haftar of war...

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Two Libyan families filed a civil lawsuit in a US federal court late on Thursday accusing Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army...

Libya’s Tripoli-based government declares ceasefire

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Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), which is internationally recognised but controls only the western part of the country, announced a ceasefire on...

Libya’s LNA says blockade on oil will continue

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Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) said on Saturday it would maintain a blockade on oil production and exports that the National Oil Corp...

Bodies of children and others found in Libyan town after LNA...

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Bodies of children were among those found in the Libyan town of Tarhouna after eastern-based forces and their local allies withdrew this month, Red...

Foreign powers in Libya risk ever bloodier stalemate

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As Turkish drones helped drive eastern Libyan forces back from Tripoli this month, Russia was said to be reinforcing them with warplanes, raising the...

Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat

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Russian fighters in Libya were flow out a town south of Tripoli by their Libyan allies after retreating from frontlines at the capital, the...

LNA reportedly receives fighter jets as it plans escalation of Libya...

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The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), General Khalifa Haftar, has threatened to escalate the LNA’s offensive in western Libya, amid reports that...

Shelling kills two at Tripoli displaced people shelter – emergency services

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Shelling killed two people on Saturday, the emergency services said, at a displaced people’s shelter in a part of the Libyan capital Tripoli that...

Tripoli under fire

A withering bombardment shook Tripoli on Sunday as eastern-based forces of Khalifa Haftar fought for new territory in the southern suburbs after losing ground...

Thousand plus Russian military group personnel in Libya – UN

Russian private military contractor Wagner Group has up to 1 200 people deployed in Libya, strengthening the forces of eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar,...

Haftar forces put military ops on hold for Ramadan

Libya’s eastern-based forces will cease fire for Ramadan, a spokesman said after suffering setbacks during intense fighting against the internationally recognised government. Libyan National Army...

LNA will rule Libya – Haftar

Libya’s eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar said his Libyan National Army (LNA) was accepting a “popular mandate” to rule the country, apparently brushing aside...

GNA focused on Tripoli

Libya’s internationally recognised government is focused on pushing its enemies out of artillery range of Tripoli after making advances on the main western battle...

Tripoli aligned forces strengthening momentum

Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government advanced Tarhouna, a key support base of eastern-based rival Khalifa Haftar, at the weekend. The advance comes days...

Libyan Pantsir-S1 air defence systems have apparently destroyed a dozen Turkish...

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It appears the Pantsir-S1 air defence systems delivered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Libya have been used to shoot down over a...

Libyan Mi-35 apparently shot down

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A Libyan National Army (LNA) Mi-35 attack helicopter has apparently been shot down by Government of National Accord (GNA) forces, killing three crewmembers on...

Tripoli aligned forces advance

Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government seized towns west of Tripoli after heavy clashes and drone strikes, military sources and residents said. If held,...

UN condemns Libya shelling

The UN Libya mission condemned a shelling attack it said killed four young women hours after international pleas for a humanitarian pause to aid...

LNA claim Turkish soldiers killed

Forces loyal to Libyan eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar said they killed 16 Turkish soldiers, a day after Turkey acknowledged it lost “martyrs” in...

Hopes of salvaging Libya ceasefire talks slim

Libya’s internationally recognised leader dashed hopes of reviving UN ceasefire negotiations after his side withdrew, saying talk of resuming was overtaken by events as...

Rival Libya factions dig in

Libya’s combatants are readying for a long conflict, as foreign weapons flood in, tribesmen close oil ports and rival alliances wrangle over revenues from...

West Libyan forces claim downed drone

Forces aligned with Libya’s Tripoli-based government shot down a drone operated by their rivals, suggesting a strengthening of air defences with accelerated military support...

East Libya forces push Tripoli offensive

Forces in East Libya led by Khalifa Haftar they will not let up their military campaign against rival factions in Tripoli, appearing to reject...

Haftar pushes for Tripoli advance

Libyan Commander Khalifa Haftar urged his forces to advance towards the centre of Tripoli in what he said would be the “final battle” for...

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm

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Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the...

Air strike on Sirte

Eastern Libyan forces mounted an air strike on Sirte held by the internationally recognised government, an official and residents said, widening a conflict around...

Haftar commanders killed

Two commanders of eastern Libyan forces trying to take Tripoli from the internationally-recognised government died in a drone strike, officials said. The strike is...

Drone strike on Murzuq

A drone strike by eastern Libyan forces on the southern Libyan town Murzuq killed at least 43, a local official said. The eastern Libyan National...

Emergency landing for Eastern Libya Forces warplane

A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognised Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia and the pilot was detained,...

Haftar fighters die in drone strike

At least seven fighters loyal to Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar died overnight in a drone strike in southern Tripoli,...

Haftar forces lose US and Chinese materiel to Tripoli government

Forces allied to Libya’s internationally recognised government in Tripoli captured sophisticated US and Chinese rockets and drones when they seized a town from eastern...

East Libya forces take out Turkish drone

Forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar destroyed a Turkish drone at Tripoli’s only working airport, temporarily halting civilian flights as tensions between...

Libya operating Pantsir-S1 air defence systems

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It appears Libyan forces are operating Pantsir-S1 air defence systems delivered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Photos emerged on 18 June showing what appears...

Libya’s UN-backed government receives large arms shipment

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Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) have received dozens of armoured vehicles and other arms, including Turkish-made Kirpi vehicles. The vehicles...

Tripoli forces push back against Haftar

Forces backing Libya’s internationally recognised government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to Commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of Tripoli and appear to...

LNA fighters taken prisoner in Tripoli

An offensive by eastern forces on Libyan capital Tripoli stalled in the face of strong resistance and the internationally recognised government said it took...

How Haftar blindsided world powers

Western diplomats spent three hours with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in his eastern stronghold last month to dissuade him from launching an offensive against...

Battle for Tripoli intensifies

Eastern Libyan forces sought to reach the centre of Tripoli after easy advance through desert hit a tricky urban phase, with deaths and displacements...

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as U.N. fails...

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Eastern Libyan forces carried out air strikes on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday and made progress towards the city centre, residents said,...

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