April 2019

Libya's Misrata-based forces move to secure Tripoli and thwart Haftar's attack

April 04, 2019 - 19:07
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The military council, armed brigades, and revolutionaries of Misrata city announced Thursday that they are heading to Tripoli to stop the attacks and advances of Khalifa Haftar's forces in the western region.

After a meeting called by the commander of the central military zone Mohammed Al-Haddad, the Misrata military factions urged the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj to give orders to all western region's forces to fight the advances of "rebellious Haftar" off the region.

EU concerned about military buildup in Libya, urges all parties for calm

April 04, 2019 - 18:05
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The European Union said it is deeply concerned by the military buildup underway in Libya and the escalatory rhetoric which seriously risks leading to an uncontrollable confrontation.

"We urge all parties to immediately de-escalate tensions and cease all acts of provocation. There can be no military solution to the Libyan crisis." The EU said in a joint statement posted by the EU Delegation in Libya on Facebook on Thursday.