April 2019

Italian Prime Minister: Haftar must withdraw forces from Tripoli

April 16, 2019 - 11:32
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte emphasized the need for Haftar to withdraw his aggressive forces to their bases and the obligation of all parties to cease military operations and focus on the United Nations efforts to advance the political process.

This came during his meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Ahmed Maiteeq yesterday in Rome.

Libya's Foreign Minister says he urged UN Security Council to condemn Haftar for recruiting children

April 15, 2019 - 21:10
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Foreign Minister of the Presidential Council Mohammed Sayala has stated that the government has sent a letter to the UN Security Council that urges for condemning Khalifa Haftar for his recruitment of underaged boys within his forces in the attack on Tripoli, in addition to his forces' airstrikes and shelling on civilian areas in the capital.

Haftar's attack on Tripoli residential areas is war crime, PC member says

April 15, 2019 - 19:37
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The member of the Presidential Council Mohammed Ammari said targeting densely populated areas in Tripoli by Khalifa Haftar's forces is a war crime, which adds up to the crimes committed by Haftar.

Ammari told Al-Jazeera TV Channel that the targeting of residential areas is a desperate attack by Haftar on Tripoli's residents' morale.

Interior Ministry apprehends ISIS terrorist in Tripoli

April 15, 2019 - 18:32
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Interior Ministry of the Presidential Council said Monday it had arrested an ISIS terrorist in Tajoura, Tripoli, saying he is the second to be apprehended in ten days.

In a statement on Facebook, the ministry said the militant named Mohammed Abdulhakim Al-Hanid was arrested on Saturday and he was an active member of the terrorist group with a nickname of Al-Farouk, adding that he was trying to obtain the explosive materials C4.