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Khalifa Haftar

Staples that block the Dbeibah visit are in progress

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah suspended a planned visit to eastern Benghazi province after Putis General Khalifa Haftar's militia prevented a government-protected plane and protocol staff from landing. Sources on the ground said the incident underscores the continued friction between the competing camps. Sources told the Daily Sabah that by blocking the prime minister's visit to their stronghold, the Haftar militia clearly showed that the warlord did not support Dbeibah, contrary…

The UN envoy to Libya requires the swift execution of

Jan Kubis, UN Particular Envoy for Libya and Head of the United Nations Help Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), met with Libyan interlocutors and officers to advertise a ceasefire and steerage for the Libyan Political Dialogue Discussion board (LPDF) main as much as the nationwide elections in December. On Wednesday, Kubis held a sequence of conferences with high-level Libyan officers, together with the nation's Overseas Minister Najla El-Mangoush. Each reiterated the necessity to withdraw all international…

The Libyan government is considering the fund to rebuild war-torn

The newly formed Libyan government plans to deploy funds to reconstruct the country's war-torn cities and regions, said Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Wednesday. Dbeibah's comments came during a government meeting in the capital Tripoli. "The government will set up funds to rebuild cities damaged by the war such as Benghazi, Tripoli and Sirte," he said without giving further details. There are no official estimates of the cost of the reconstruction projects needed in Libya. But Mohammad Raied, head of Libya's…

Libya’s Deputy Prime Minister criticizes the blockade of Haftar

Milities loyal to Putist normal Khalifa Haftar have blocked a authorities assembly within the jap metropolis of Benghazi, and outraged response in Libya with the nation's deputy prime minister Ibrahim Abu Jinnah putting on Tuesday. "It's unlucky that any social gathering is making an attempt to take care of the state with political division, dissolution of the state and blackmail of its establishments," Abu Jinnah stated in an announcement on his Fb account. On Sunday, Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid…

Pro-Haftar militia groups clash in Libya

Conflicts broke out between two armed groups loyal to Putist general Khalifa Haftar in eastern Benghazi's Laithi area, according to sources on Wednesday. The conflict broke out after an armed group attacked a house belonging to a member of an investigation group called Salem el-Badri, sources on the ground told the Daily Sabah. They pointed out that the clashes took place late on Tuesday, which led to the locals spending hours in panic and anxiety. The growing conflicts between militia groups at a…

Bosnia and Herzegovina joins reopening countries

Bosnia and Herzegovina is another country that resumed its embassy in war-torn Libya, as a series of countries have recently done when Tripoli took a path towards peace and stability through a UN-led process. Bosnia and Herzegovina opened its embassy on Monday, the Libyan embassy in Sarajevo said in a statement. Visa services have resumed at the Bosnian Herzegovina embassy in Libya, the announcement added. The latest step will contribute to the common interests and cooperation between the two countries, especially in…

Russia’s Wagner is pressing Libya’s southern tribes

Russia's Wagner group is increasingly pushing tribes in southern Libya to support Putist general Khalifa Haftar as the latter declines with Libya embarking on a new political path towards normalization and ending the country's decadelong war. Sources on the ground told the Daily Sabah that the Wagner group is trying to help Haftar through pressing tribes that want to support the newly elected government of national unity (GNU). Sources stressed that Wagner used the argument to fight Daesh when he…

Libya: Rival militias loyal to Haftar collide

Rival militias loyal to putschist general Khalifa Haftar collided on Thursday in the coastal town of Sirte for unknown reasons, military sources said. At least one person was killed and four others were injured in clashes between militants from the Kaniyat Brigade, the 166th Brigade and the Versefane Brigade in Sirte, General Abdulhadi Dirah, spokesman for the Libyan army's Sirte-Jufra Joint Operations Unit, told Anadolu Agency (AA). ). On February 2 this year, a collision between pro-Haftar militias…

Haftar receives weapons through Egyptian planes in the middle

As Libya makes progress towards peace through renewed efforts to resolve the country's decadelong conflict, East-based Putist General Khalifa Haftar continues to acquire weapons and ammunition, according to the Libyan army. The army on Wednesday stated that two Egyptian planes that landed at Libya's southern Sabha International Airport had brought weapons and ammunition to Haftar. Abdulhadi Dirah, a spokesman for the Libyan army's Sirte-Jufra Joint Operations Unit, said the weapons were hidden in a…

The Russian Wagner Group sends 300 Syrian fighters

Russia's Wagner group is preparing to send 300 Syrian fighters from Bashar Assad's regime-controlled Deir el-Zour to fight alongside Libyan putsch general Khalifa Haftar, security sources said on Monday. Sources told the Daily Sabah that the new Syrian mercenary group consists of fighters loyal to the regime, Iran-backed foreign groups and volunteers from Assad's army. The group is currently training in Syria and will be sent to eastern Libya's Benghazi towards the end of April. Sources said that the…

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