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Libyan civil war

Having ruled the country since 1969, Muammar Gaddafi was ousted and killed in the 2011 civil war. As a result, the country found itself in a situation of dual power: in the east, a parliament is sitting in Tobruk, supported by the Libyan national army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, and in the west, in Tripoli, a government of national accord.

The Turkish fleet simply closed the sky over Libya

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

Khalifa Haftar: Turkey transfers mercenaries from Syria to Libya

MOSCOW, (BM) - The government of national consent of Libya and Turkey used the armistice in Libya to transfer mercenaries from Syria, the commander of the Libyan National Army, Marshal Khalifa Haftar, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, learned Read more: 24/7 – Libyan civil war news "A

Libya’s ground defense system shot down an armed UAE’s drone

TRIPOLI, (BM) - Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Tuesday announced that it had downed an armed drone belonging to the United Arab Emirates, learned, quoting Yeni Safak. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Read more: Haftar’s army shot down a

Are there any Russian mercenaries in Libya to support Haftar’s army?

BERLIN, (BM) - The conference on the settlement of the Libyan conflict is considered successful in Russia. But what about Russian mercenaries? Every now and then it comes to the fact that they are participating in the civil war in Libya. Let's consider a question in more detail. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently spoke of about

Haftar’s army shot down a Turkish drone in Tripoli

TRIPLOLI, (BM) - A Turkish drone was shot down by Libyan National Army (LNA) on Wednesday, which was preparing to attack its positions in the Tripoli region, learned, quoting TASS and the statement of the main command of the Armed Forces, posted on his Twitter page. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

A ship was probably hit by supersonic fighters Mig-23 off the coast of Libya (video)

TRIPOLI, (BM - Unconfirmed information) - Supersonic fighters of the Libyan National Army destroyed a ship with weapons and ammunition off the coast of Tripoli, learned, quoting A few hours ago, released information that MiG-23 supersonic fighters armed with X-23 missiles were able to destroy a ship

A fierce attack by Haftar’s forces in Tripoli; Syrian soldiers in Libya

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) – Your briefly report on January 2 in last six hours from Tripoli repels attack by Haftar forces in Libya Forces of Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday said it repelled a fierce attack by rival Khalifa Haftar forces as fresh clashes hit southern Tripoli. In

Libyan government requests military support from Turkey

TRIPOLI, (BM) - Libya’s national consent government, which controls the western part of the country, has asked Turkey for military assistance, learned This was confirmed in the Russian contact group on the intra-Libyan settlement. It became known the day before that Ankara approved the memorandum of military cooperation

Russia’s Pantsyr-S Anti-Aircraft System Has Shot Down Two MQ-9 Reaper UAVs

TRIPOLI, (BM) - In the last two days, the US and Italy Air Force lost one reconnaissance UAV in Libya and in almost the same area - near Tripoli, learned Read more: Serbia Buys Russian Pantsyr-S Air Defence System The losses of both the MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-9A Predator-B UAVs have been officially confirmed by the Air

Germany Doesn`t Want a Proxy War in Libya, Merkel Said

BERLIN, (BM) - Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabilising the whole of Africa, learned, quoting Reuters. DEFENSEWEEK'S REPORT: Tensions in Idlib and proxy war in Libya Read more: Full

Full Civil War in Libya is Possible, UN Chief Said

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, quoting AlJazeera. Read more: Two Israeli-Made Orbiter-3 Tactical Drones Were Shot Down in Libya (Video) "Unless action is taken in

Two Israeli-Made Orbiter-3 Tactical Drones Were Shot Down in Libya (Video)

TRIPOLI, (BM) - Two Israeli-made Orbiter-3 tactical drones were shot down by in Libya by troops allied with strongman Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA), learned, quoting JPost. Until now i am surprised that no one ever highlighted the presence of Israeli/Azerbaijan-made Orbiter-3 UASs which was supplied to #GNA