Libya's Haftar says to fight until Tripoli 'militias' defeated
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, said in an interview published Sunday he will continue fighting until militias in the city laid down their arms.
Libya's Haftar urges troops to 'wipe out' military opposition
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who launched an offensive against Tripoli last month, urged his troops to inflict "an even harder" lesson on forces loyal to the country's internationally recognised government.
Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting: WHO
Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said Sunday.
US pulls some troops out of Libya amid unrest
The US military said Sunday it had temporarily pulled some of its forces out of Libya amid an upsurge of fighting in the North African country.
Libya talks to go ahead despite new fighting
A conference between Libya's warring parties set to start on April 14 is to go ahead despite renewed fighting around Tripoli, the United Nations' envoy said Saturday. "We are determined" to hold the talks "as scheduled" unless prevented by serious obstacles, Ghassan Salame said at a press conference in the capital, target of a new…
Libya in chaos since 2011 overthrow of Kadhafi
Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias vying for control of the oil-rich country. Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Thursday ordered his troops to "advance" on the capital Tripoli, seat of the country's internationally-recognised unity government.…
ICC-wanted Libya commander 'hands himself in' to strongman's forces
A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges announced he has handed himself in to the allied forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar.