July 2019

Head of Audit Bureau vows to solve US firms' problems in Libya

July 28, 2019 - 21:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Libyan Audit Bureau Ahmed Shakshak met with the members of the US-Libya Business Association at the Libyan embassy in Washington in the presence of ambassador Wafaa Bugagais and a representative for the US State Department.

The meeting discussed the challenges facing American firms in Libya with Shakshak hailing the committee's role in motivating US firms to invest in Libya.

Macron renews to Libya's Al-Sarraj France's rejection of Tripoli offensive

July 27, 2019 - 21:33
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj met Saturday in Tunisia with the President of France Emmanuel Macron and discussed with him the ramification of the Tripoli offensive that was launched by Khalifa Haftar on April 04.

The meeting came on the sidelines of Al-Sarraj and Macron's attendance of the funeral of the Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who passed away on Thursday.

Another failed "Zero Hour Attack" by Haftar's forces in Libya's Tripoli

July 27, 2019 - 20:11
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

After fierce clashes in and around Naqliya Camp on the Airport Road in southern Tripoli between Libyan Army forces under the command of the Libyan Presidential Council and forces under the command of Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan Army announced Saturday evening that the camp was under its full control and Haftar's forces had fled the area.

France's Parliament calls for probing Paris "suspicious" role in Libya

July 27, 2019 - 19:38
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The French Parliament has formed a committee to investigate the clandestine and suspicious role of France in Libya, citing the US-made French missiles that were found in Gharyan among Khalifa Haftar's forces military equipment.

The formation of the committee to investigate France's role in Libya before and during Tripoli offensive was based on a proposal of 17 Parliament Members on July 18.

Libya Air Force targets Al-Jufra Airbase with intensified air raids

July 26, 2019 - 15:43
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Libyan Air Force under the Government of National Accord carried out multiple drone attacks on Al-Jufra Airbase in central Libya in the early hours of Friday, destroying an ammunition depot and an Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft for warlord Khalifa Haftar’s armed groups.

In a statement, the Joint Operations Room of the Western Military Zone said an air defence system was also destroyed in the air raids.

HoR delegation in Russia to rally against war on Tripoli

July 26, 2019 - 14:41
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

A delegation from Tripoli-based House of Representatives (HoR) arrived in Moscow on Wednesday for talks with Russian officials over the war on Tripoli.

The five-member delegation met with Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov who reiterated his country’s rejection of the war on Tripoli.

According to the media office of HoR, Bogdanov said he had warned Khalifa Haftar of the repercussions of his war on Tripoli.

1,000 Sudanese militiamen arrive in Libya to support warlord Haftar

July 25, 2019 - 23:14
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The first batch of Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militia has arrived in the oil crescent region in central Libya to protect oil installations in order to allow forces loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar to concentrate all their power on the Tripoli attack, Sudan’s Radio Dabanga reported Thursday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a source estimated the number of troops to be about 1,000 out of the 4,000 troops expected to arrive in Libya in the next few months.

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