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Armed Militants Stormed Headquarters Of Libyan Interim Government

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image On May 7th, armed militants stormed headquarters of the Libyan Interim Government. They attacked the Corinthia Hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, where the Presidential Council met yesterday....

Muslim Brotherhood Tries To Rebrand As NGO In Libya

Support SouthFront The Muslim Brotherhood organization in Libya said in a written statement that it had changed its name to the “Revival and Renewal Society”. It is also now officially a Non-governmental organization (NGO)....

Libya Calls On Turkey To End Its Military And Mercenary Presence In Vain

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image On May 3rd, Libya’s Foreign Minister, Najla al-Manqoush called on all foreign forces and mercenaries to leave the country as soon as possible. She was speaking at a...

Explosive, Fiery John Michael Chambers Interview with America’s General Michael Flynn

Last night, General Michael Flynn joined John Michael Chambers and James Grundvig on American Media Periscope to say that the truth always comes out and that the current Cancel Culture that we’ve been seeing...

Libya: 230 migrants rescued off Tripoli coast

The Libyan authorities announced on Tuesday that 230 migrants heading for Europe had been rescued in two operations off the Tripoli coastline. According to the Libyan Navy, the migrants were in rubber dinghies and...

Turkey insists that Libya has not asked to cancel military cooperation 

An advisor to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan advisor has denied media reports which claim that the head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, has asked Ankara to cancel the 2018 military cooperation...

Libya's struggle over army chief post: Will Haftar take over or force the appointment of his men?

The task to unify the Libyan army and integrate all the battalions under one command has become the most serious and controversial issue for discussion in light of ongoing efforts to settle the Libyan...

Libya tops agenda in US, France

Libya tops the diplomatic and security agendas of the United States and France, according to Intelligence Online.Paul Soler, French President Emmanuel Macron's adviser on Libya since 2017, has been summoned to the Elysée after...

Dozens of bodies discovered in Benghazi following assassination

The authorities in the east of Libya have announced the tightening of security measures in Benghazi after the discovery of dozens of bullet-riddled bodies a few days after the assassination of Mahmoud Al-Werfalli, a...

Libya says oil spill brought under control

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said Sunday an oil spill north of the country has been brought under control, Anadolu Agency reports.In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the NOC said the leak...

Libya: Landmine kills civilian south of Tripoli

A Libyan civilian was killed in an explosion of a landmine planted by Wagner mercenaries south of the capital Tripoli, the Libyan government said on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports.In a statement, the media office...

Tunisia renews support for peaceful settlement of Libya conflict 

Tunisia has renewed on Friday its firm and supportive stance on the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Libya, expressing its readiness to provide all forms of support to Libya.This came in a statement...

Italy, France overcome contradictory views over Libya file

Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Marina Sereni has stated that Italy and France have overcome contradictory points of view regarding the Libyan file, confirming that there is now a common European demarche to ensure stability...

Syria regime soldiers join Haftar's forces for money

According to local Syrian sources, soldiers affiliated with Bashar Al-Assad's regime have fled to join the militia of retired Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in Libya due to the regime's failure to pay their salaries.The...

Queen of Chicken Hawks: Victoria Nuland Had A Hand in Every US Intervention in the Past 30 Years

President Joe Biden’s nomination of Victoria Nuland for Under Secretary for Political Affairs, the third-highest position at the State Department, is a dangerous sign. Nuland exemplifies the neoconservatives who have led American foreign policy...

Italy: Release of fishermen in Libya made in return for restoring relations with Haftar

The release of the Sicilian fishermen in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi has taken place in exchange for restoring relations with the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, the Italian foreign...

Ex-Egypt diplomat says Turkey trying to 'encircle Egypt'

A former Egyptian diplomat said that Turkey wants to move its battles from the border of Syria to Libya so as to “encircle Egypt”, Libya’s neighbour to the east. Mostafa El Feki added, in...

Russia FM: Libya warlord Haftar is ready to sign ceasefire agreement

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that Libya’s renegade General Khalifa Haftar was ready to sign a ceasefire agreement, however the internationally- recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) is hesitant to...

UK agrees to support Libya’s decentralisation process

The United Kingdom has agreed to support the UN-backed Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA)’s decentralisation process and strengthen sub-national governance, the UK Embassy in Tripoli announced on Twitter. According to the tweet, the...