Libyan National Army

Egyptian chief of staff arrives in Libya accompanied by 25 rescue teams, 3 military jets carrying aid

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 - 04:46 GMT

He met with Commander-in-chief of the National Libyan Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar.

UN envoy for Libya resigns weeks before key vote: diplomats

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 08:38 GMT

The UN special envoy for Libya, Jan Kubis of Slovakia, has quit less than a year after taking on the role, diplomatic sources at the United Nations said Tuesday.

Libyan 5+5 Military Committee urges international community to back mercenaries' deportation

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 10:35 GMT

The committee also discussed exchanging detainees, and supporting the work of international observers.

Libya’s National Army destroys 3 Turkish-tanks west of Sirte

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The Libyan National Army destroyed 3 Turkish-tanks in the early hours of Monday morning, as it was trying to advance in west of Sirte, however Libya’s Air Forces destroyed them during raids.

Ankara swimming against tide as international community urges de-escalation in Libya

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 08:10 GMT

Addressing Turkey, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman said it seems that the Libyan desire for Egypt’s support in facing terrorism in Libya has provoked some people.

Libyan Tribal Council chief says GNA resorted to Turkish ‘colonialism’

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 12:21 GMT

Saleh Al-Fandi, Head of Libya's Supreme Tribal Council denounced the Government of National Accord for resorting to Turkey’s “colonialism” amid a state of division that has extended for years between the GNA and both the Libyan National Army and the Parliament.

Turkey barged in to Libya, prepares for attack on Sirte: US tells Al-Arabiya

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 11:03 GMT

The United States Department of State affirmed its firm stance on Libya rejecting all forms of foreign interference. It also told Saudi Al-Arabiya that Turkey has barged in to Libya and is currently preparing for an attack on Sirte.

Wrap-Up: Libya’s update- All you need to know on Egypt’s Sisi meeting with tribal leaders

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 09:20 GMT

Meeting with Libyan tribal leaders, Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that Egypt will intervene "only at the Libyans' request and withdraw upon their order.”

Libyan National Army: Egypt has the right to intervene in Libya to protect security of both countries

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 11:31 GMT

Khaled al- Mahjoub, director of the Moral Guidance Department of the Libyan National Army, said that Turkish drones had bombed irrigation pipes near Sirte.

Arab League follow-up committee demands immediate military de-escalate in Libya

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 06:00 GMT

The International follow-up committee on Libya expressed its profound alarm at the serious ongoing military escalation around Sirte

Libyan National Army shoots down Turkish drone near al-Watiya airbase

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 11:35 GMT

The Libyan army targeted a Turkish drone that attempted to attack al-Watiya airbase, the LNA’s War Information Division said.

Pics: Libya's LNA says it destroyed Turkish arms ship in Tripoli

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 02:05 GMT

The Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Khalifa Haftar on Tuesday announced destroying a Turkish ship in the Port of Tripoli, in the capital, which it said was carrying weapons and ammunition.

Berlin conference on Libya kicks off

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 11:59 GMT

Berlin conference on Libya Kicked off Sunday with the aim of concluding a truce between warring parties.

Militias disbanding in Libya within Berlin conference proposal

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 03:03 GMT

The focus will be on six aspects.

LNA confirms closure of oil facilities to cut militias funding

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 12:33 GMT

Spokesperson of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Ahmed al-Mesmary announced Saturday that the move of oil ports and fields shutdown was made by Libyan people.

Libyan Speaker arrives in Cairo to attend Arab Parliament meeting

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh arrived in Cairo on Tuesday evening to participate in the Arab Parliament meeting taking place on Wednesday.

LNA insists on militias dismantling, clashes resume

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 12:46 GMT

The Libyan foreign ministry issued a statement on Tuesday requesting the international community to fulfill its duties.

Negotiations to reach truce agreement in Libya fail

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 04:44 GMT

The talks took place in Moscow on Monday.

Libyan National Army affirms remaining on Tripoli outskirts

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The LNA announced on Monday it is determined to free the entire Libyan soil from militias and terror groups.

Libyan leaders meet in Moscow to discuss truce

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 11:14 GMT

A ceasefire between both parties started on Sunday.