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Op-Ed: U.S. general claims Russians are interfering in Libya

Marine General Thomas Waldhauser, the head of US forces in Africa claimed that there was an undeniable link between Russia and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army associated with the House of Representatives government.

U.S. to keep some special forces troops in Libya

US Marine General Thomas Waldhauser, head of the US Africa Command, told reporters that the US needs to retain a small special operations force in Libya indefinitely.

Body of rebel leader exhumed and displayed in Benghazi Libya

Benghazi - The Libyan National Commission for Human RIghts (LNCHR) has condemned the exhumation and apparent mutilation of the Islamist leader Jamal Makhzoum in Benghazi as a heinous war crime.

Op-Ed: Mass demonstrations held against militia groups in Tripoli Libya

Tripoli - Thousands of Libyans have mounted a mass demonstration against the powerful militias that dominate Tripoli. The demonstration was in the Martyr's Square.

Op-Ed: Ceasefire agreement among militia groups fails to hold in Tripoli

Tripoli - The Presidency Council(PC) of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) was able to broker an agreement among many brigades to stop fighting in Tripoli after many clashes the previous night.

Libya factions agree ceasefire after Tripoli battle

Tripoli - Armed groups in Tripoli have signed a ceasefire deal ending a four-day battle for control of the Libyan capital, the unity government said Thursday.

Op-Ed: Libyan Salvation government loses its headquarters

Tripoli - There were many different clashes taking place in Tripoli last night but one involved the Rixos hotel and adjacent buildings that are the headquarters of the Salvation Government and Khalifa Ghwell its leader.

Libya government forces overrun Tripoli militia HQ

Tripoli - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government seized the headquarters of a rival militia on Wednesday in a third day of intense fighting for control of Tripoli.

Libya government forces overrun Tripoli militia HQ

Tripoli - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government overran the headquarters of a rival militia on Wednesday as artillery exchanges rocked the capital for a third day, a security source said.

Op-Ed: Haftar forces claim to have retaken 2 Libyan oil ports

Reuters is reporting that a counter attack including ground naval, air and naval forces by eastern commander Field Marshal Haftar have retaken the oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider.

Libya strongman's forces say oil terminals recaptured

Benghazi - Troops commanded by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar announced the recapture Tuesday of two key oil installations, as fighting raged in Tripoli where a rival government has struggled to assert its authority.

Libya strongman launches offensive on oil terminals: spokesman

Benghazi - Troops commanded by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an assault on Tuesday to seize two of the country's key eastern oil terminals, a spokesman said.

Op-Ed: Heavy airstrikes hit two Libyan oil ports

Heavy airstrikes were reported last night on the two ports Ras Lanuf and Es Sidra and other areas captured by the Benghazi Defense Brigades over a week ago and turned over to the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) of the Government of National Accord (GNA).

Op-Ed: Libyan oil ports still not retaken by eastern commander

It has been a week since the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) launched a surprise attack on troops loyal to eastern commander Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and seized Es Sider and Ras Lanuf two of the four main ports in the Libyan Oil Crescent.

Op-Ed: Guards loyal to Libyan unity government control two oil ports

The Presidential Council (PC) of the UN-brokered Libyan Government of National Accord moved quickly to ensure that its Petroleum Facilities Guards(PFG) took over the two oil ports Es Sidra and Ras Lanuf recently captured by the Benghazi Defense Brigades.

Op-Ed: Benghazi Defence Brigades still control 2 Libyan oil ports

The Benghazi Defence Brigades(BDB) apparently took control of the two oil ports Ras Lanuf and Es Sider after forces of the Libyan National Army(LNA) of Field Marrshal Khalifa Haftar were forced to withdraw after the BDB attack.

Forces of east Libya strongman concede loss of oil port

Benghazi - The forces of eastern Libya's military strongman Khalifa Haftar conceded the loss on Saturday of a key oil export terminal they seized last year as fighting for the country's resource wealth intensifies.

Op-Ed: Benghazi Defense Brigades attack oil ports in Libya

Reuters reports that the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) a number of miliita groups opposed to Haftar and supporters of the few remnants of the Benghazi Shura Council left in Benghazi have entered two major oil ports in the Libyan Oil Crescent.

115 migrants rescued, 25 missing: Libya navy

Tripoli - The Libyan navy said it rescued 115 migrants Friday headed for Europe whose overloaded rubber boat was sinking off the coast near Tripoli, and that another 25 people were missing.

Op-Ed: Libyan House of Representatives meeting fails to reach agreement

Tobruk - The House of Representatives (HoR) the legislature of the Tobruk-based Al-Thinni Libyan government has failed to agree on a new team of representatives to send to the Libya Dialogue.
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