Gulf Times - Khalifa-Haftar
Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Forces aligned with Libya's internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what could be their most significant advance for nearly a year.

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

Seventeen attacks have been recorded since January against health facilities in Tripoli and its suburbs, the scene of deadly fighting for over a year, the UN mission in Libya said Friday.

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar has strongly condemned and denounced the retired Major General Khalifa Haftar militia's shelling of Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya's Government of National Accord said at least four civilians, including a child, were killed when rockets rained down on the capital Tripoli and its only working airport Saturday.

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree today to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.

Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire

Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire

Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Libya's warring leaders held indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday with Russia and Turkey urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that would stabilise the North African country.

At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

At least 30 people were killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday

Turkey parliament approves Libya military deployment

Turkey parliament approves Libya military deployment

Turkey's parliament passed a bill on Thursday approving a military deployment to Libya aimed at shoring up the UN-backed government in Tripoli

US says concerned about Libyan conflict turning bloodier with Russian mercenaries

US says concerned about Libyan conflict turning bloodier with Russian mercenaries

The United States is very concerned about the intensification of the conflict in Libya, with a rising number of reported Russian mercenaries

Qatar backs UN call for ceasefire in Libya

Qatar backs UN call for ceasefire in Libya

The State of Qatar has announced its support for the call, made by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), for a humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha

Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

France said Wednesday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.