Libya Military & Defence
Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced a new victory in Libya on Monday, June 1, said the representative of the LNA Ahmed al-Mismari, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
They will participate in hostilities on the side of the forces of the Government of National Accord during the battles against the Libyan national army of Haftar.
Russia is transferring military aircraft to Libya in order to prepare for itself a bridgehead in this country, said General Gregory Hadfield, deputy chief of intelligence for the US African Command, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Libyan National Army (LNA) gained control of the international airport in Tripoli, the Libyan channel 218TV reported afternoon on May 31, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Ankara is not only supplying weapons to the so-called Libyan National Accord Government (GNA), but it is also transferring Syrian mercenaries to the country.
Three Turkish UAVs were shot down by the Libyan National Army (LNA) near the city of Bani Walid, the LNA press service reported on May 30 on its Twitter page, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkey’s intervention in the Libyan crisis is a proven fact, which cannot be said about AFRICOM's baseless materials about the presence of Russian MiG-29s in Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing German MP Stefan Kuther statement.
The truce declared in January 2020 in Libya is finally thwarted, the protracted crisis threatens the North African country with catastrophic consequences, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Maria Zakharova.
The transfer of the auxiliary military brigade to Tunisia is seen by the United States as a response to allegedly continuing Russian intervention in Libyan affairs, said the US AF Commander four-star General Stephen Townsend
The Libyan war is perhaps the only conflict that did not cool down during the pandemic. The fighting did not stop for a minute. Moreover, in a couple of weeks the alignment of forces has changed no less than in the whole previous year.
Libya is on the verge of a new surge in armed confrontation between the two main internal forces - the Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Faiz Saraj and the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
Names of pilots, loadmaster, and medic all part of team that used Malta companies to channel payments from UAE to British Virgin Islands companies.
The Libyan policy of Russia is more complicated than the Syrian one: there, the military personnel and PMCs play in the same team with Damascus, systematically strengthening the figure of Bashar al-Assad.
“The Russian fighter aircraft arrived in Libya from an air base in Russia after transiting Syria, where Africom officials assess they were repainted to camouflage their Russian origin” the statement said.
The army of the internationally recognized Government of national consent (GNA) of Libya suspended operations for 48 hours against fighters of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
Over the past few weeks, Turkish drones and air defense systems have helped the UN-supported national consensus government regain control of almost the entire west of Libya, recapturing it from the Haftar army.
The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has promised to continue the fight against Turkey and its ally, the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, led by Faiz Sarraj
Libyan National Army (LNA) forces arrested in Tripoli one of the most dangerous militants of the Islamic State terrorist group, who arrived in Libya with the assistance of Turkish intelligence, LNA spokesman Major General Ahmed al-Mismari said.
Up to 1,600 people from the Russian private military company Wagner (PMC Wagner) left the territory of the armed conflict in western Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Turkish news agency Anadolu on May 25.
Inspired by the attack on Al-Vatiya airbase, where two Pantsir-S air defense missile systems were destroyed, and one of them was captured by GNA forces, Turkey announced that it was launching an assault on the city of Mizdah
A new group of 500 mercenaries arrived in Libya with the support of Turkey, according to a statement by the Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Center (SOHR), published May 24 on the SOHR website, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkish military transport aircraft arrived in Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the news agency PolitInfo and Flightradar24. Over the past four days, four flights have been recorded from Istanbul and Ankara to Misurata.
Turkish soldiers and mercenaries are the target of the Libyan National Army (LNA), said the head of the LNA, Khalifa Haftar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Libya Review report.
Turkey violates the international arms embargo by sending its equipment and weapons to Libya. This was stated by the official representative of the command of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Brigadier General Ahmed al-Mismari
The intervention of Turkey in the civil war on the territory of Libya on the side of the Government of National Accord (GNA) allowed not only to stop the Libyan National Army (LNA) offensive in Tripoli, but also made Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar retreat
The Turkish Ministry of Defense issued a statement on the situation in Libya, explaining its invasion of the country with the desire to "form an independent, sovereign and prosperous Libya."
The Turkish analyst Ibrahim Karagul writes on the pages of the pro-government newspaper Yeni Şafak about the upcoming “second stage” of the attacks by Turkey and the formations of the GNA supported by it.
The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, said Friday, May 22, of two downed Turkish drones south of Tripoli. Both UAVs were shot down in the area of Tarhuny, 65 km southeast of the capital.
A spokesman for the Turkish president, Ibrahim Kalyn, warned on May 21, that Ankara would respond to any attack in Libya against Turkish forces in the “toughest way”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing EurAsia Daily.
As a result of the military operation "Volcano of Wrath" conducted by the army of the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, nine Russian-made Pantsir anti-aircraft missile-cannon systems (ZRPK) were destroyed.
Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar threatened to carry out the largest air operation in the near future with the possible participation of Russian aircraft
Officially, these fighters do not exist, and their military company has no registration. According to the journalist of the Russian BBC Service Ilya Barabanov 8 thousand people have been in the ranks of Wagner for 5 years.
The Libyan Government’s National Accord Government (GNA) forces, led by Faiz Saraj, claim to have captured Russian-made Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile-cannon systems (ZRPK) south of Tripoli, based on Al-Vatiya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, headed by Faiz Sarraj and supported by Turkish military, announced the establishment of full control over the air base of El-Batu.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) shot down a Turkish drone in the area of Al-Vatiya airbase, the LNA press service said on May 16 on its Twitter page, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
NATO is ready to help Libya to establish its defense and security institutions, but believes that there is no military solution to the conflict in the country, and fully supports the efforts of the UN
Disagreements with Tunisia have posed a dilemma for Turkey on how to proceed in Libya, Libyan military expert Hisham Abu Hajar said in a May 12 interview with Aljazeera.
Syrian groups supported by Turkey are recruiting minors to participate in hostilities in Libya, Al-Monitor, the English-language online media, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) is considering the Turkish occupation forces as “legitimate goals,” learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the LNA spokesman Major General Ahmed al-Mismari statement on May 11.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, "intensified the attacks," which included the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Last Thursday, EU supreme diplomat Josep Borrel proudly announced the start of the new Mediterranean mission of the European Union, “Irini,” writes the German newspaper Die Welt.
On Saturday, the Libyan National Army (LNA) unleashed a massive attack on the Mitiga Airport in Tripoli, causing a number of explosions throughout the day as they intensified their strikes.
To conduct hostilities against the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the Turkish authorities from the beginning of this year recruited about 11 thousand mercenaries, mainly from Syria.
Forces loyal to the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) associated with Turkey have recaptured several strategic cities from Haftar in recent weeks.
LNA troops led by Khalifa Haftar during an attack in Tripoli destroyed a group of Syrian terrorists. Militants came under attack while in a mansion in an unnamed area of the Libyan capital.
The crime rate in Libya has increased significantly after the illegal interference of Turkey in the affairs of the state. The militants controlled by the so-called GNA continue to terrorize civilians with a vengeance.
Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced the cessation of hostilities. This was announced by the official representative of the LNA, Major General Ahmed al-Mismari, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced the adoption of the leadership of the country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing local sources and news agency TASS. Haftar also announced the termination of the 2015 Shirat Agreement.
The Government of National Accord (GNA), with the help of a Turkish UAV, struck a civilian truck, resulting in 2 deaths, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Libyan National Army (LNA) press service statement on April 25
The situation in the west of Libya has radically changed in a few days. Units of the Government of National Accord (GNA) were able to clear the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar coastal areas of the country that they recently captured.
Turkish Ministry of Defense received a claim for violation of Libyan air borders. The activity of military aircraft in Ankara was rushed to explain by military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, learned BulgarianMililitary.com.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) shot down a Turkish drone near the city of Trahuna, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Libya Review said on April 16. "The LNA shot down a Turkish drone in Tarhun in western Libya," the report said.
Erdogan continues to recruit Syrians to be sent to Libya, spokesman for the Libyan National Army (LNA), Major General Ahmed al-Mesmari said at a regular press conference on the evening of April 15, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Vladimir Putin sends Syrian mercenaries to Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the German news agency Bild. The publication notes that the Russian leader probably wants to foment a war in North Africa.
The attempt by the crew of the Mirage F1 fighter to launch missile strikes on positions of air defense systems resulted in another loss for the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) - the combat aircraft was shot down.
According to data released several hours ago, the Turkish surface to air missile systems HISAN shot down a Mi-35 multi-purpose attack helicopter, on board of which were three crew members, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Government National Army (GNA) troops regained control of the Abu Grain area, GNA spokesman Abdel Malik al-Madani said on April 12 on his Twitter page. “Control over the Abu Grain area has been fully restored,” the GNA spokesman said.
Major General Mift Shaklouf was appointed commander of the Central Military District and the commander of the headquarters of liberation operations in West Sirte from the Libyan National Army (LNA), learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
300 fighters of pro-Turkish groups arrived on April 10 from Syria to Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several sources and news agency Krasnaya Vesna.
A few hours ago, during the landing attempt, a Haftar's military transport aircrat was shot down according several sources including news agency Aviapro and the military spokesman for the Government of National Accord of Libya
Turkey sends Kurdish prisoners to Libya, the Libyan National Army (LNA) military information department said April 4 on its Facebook page, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has eliminated more than a hundred terrorists acting on the side of the Government of National Accord (PNS) of Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Libyan national army, led by Field Marshal Haftar, promised official Damascus to provide any assistance in the fight against militants and the Turkish army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Libyan National Army (LNA) on Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, announced that were carried out attacks at Mitig Airport, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing indormation from Russian news agency Commersant.
The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that he was ready to sign the peace agreement with GNA of Libya.
In Libya today, there are 4,750 militants sent there by the Turkish authorities. Their total number was calculated by the activists of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)
A few hours ago, the Libyan Air Force MiG-23 fighters launched a series of powerful missile strikes at Mitig airbase, with Turkish unmanned aerial vehicles and missiles located in the base
The Libyan Army has announced that it has launched lethal attacks on Tripoli's Mitiga air base, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Greek news agency Pentapostagma.
Syria and the interim government of Libya, sitting in Tobruk, have signed a memorandum on the resumption of diplomatic missions and coordination of their positions in the international and regional arenas
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The presence of Russian troops in Libya destabilizes the country and increases the risks of large-scale casualties among civilians, the United States Assistant Secretary of State for Middle East Affairs David Schenker said. Read more: Russia’s Pantsyr-S Anti-Aircraft System Has Shot Down Two MQ-9 Reaper UAVs According to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
TRIPOLI, (BM) - The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has said he fears Libya will end up in a "full civil war" unless moves are soon made to end the conflict, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AlJazeera. Read more: Two Israeli-Made Orbiter-3 Tactical Drones Were Shot Down in Libya (Video) "Unless action is taken in!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
ROME, Italy (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Military analysts are blaming Chinese-made drones for deadly missile strikes on Tripoli as Libyan strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar tries to conquer the city, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Aircraft seen circling over the Libyan capital during nighttime raids in recent days were likely!-->!-->!-->…