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Libya’s Haftar pulls back east as Tripoli offensive crumbles

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Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government took the last stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli on Friday and advanced further south,...

Eastern forces quit Libyan capital after year-long assault

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Libya’s internationally recognised government regained control of Tripoli on Thursday, driving eastern forces out of the capital after a year-long battle in which foreign...

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...

Libya’s Tripoli govt says 30 migrants killed in revenge attack

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The family of a Libyan people trafficker killed 30 migrants in revenge for his death, Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) said...

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...

Libya frontline pullback puts eastern offensive in question

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar said it had pulled back from some Tripoli frontlines on Wednesday, calling into...

Eastern Libyan forces pull out of parts of Tripoli

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Eastern Libyan forces pulled out of parts of Tripoli overnight, they said, after losing one of their main strongholds in western Libya on Monday,...

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli government capture key air base

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Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what...

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...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...