US confused policy on Libya encourages Turkey .. By Mona El-Mahrouki

Washington has kept a perplexing silence about Ankara’s transfer of thousands of militants from Idlib. TUNIS –Ankara is taking advantage of the US’s confused policy in Libya and President Donald Trump’s preoccupation... Read more »

Haftar agrees to uphold Libya ceasefire after Turkey threatens to ‘teach him a lesson’

Rivals in Libya’s war have agreed to uphold a ceasefire despite rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar delaying signing permanent terms for the truce, the Russian defence ministry said on Tuesday. Haftar and... Read more »

Haftar’s Libya forces take Gaddafi hometown, as Turkey rushes in troops to support Tripoli government

Libyan fighters loyal to rogue general Khalifa Haftar have taken the city of Sirte, a former Islamic State group stronghold and hometown of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army... Read more »

Death of Ahmed Gaïd Salah: President Tebboune declares three-day mourning

President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Monday declared a three-day national mourning following the death of Lieutenant General, Ahmed Gaïd Salah, Deputy Minister for National Defence, Chief of Staff of the... Read more »

Algeria’s top general calls for presidential elections within months

The head of Algeria’s army has called for presidential elections to be held before the end of the year, as the country remains under pressure to overhaul its political system after the... Read more »

UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1,000

The UN Security Council called on Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that... Read more »

Over 40 migrants killed in airstrike by Haftar forces on Libya detention centre

Over 40 migrants were killed in an airstrike on Tuesday night on their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb. The airstrike was blamed on forces loyal to rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar,... Read more »

Libya’s New Civil War And What the United States Can Do About It

On April 4, Khalifa Haftar, the militia leader who controls eastern Libya, launched a large-scale offensive to capture the capital, Tripoli. The attack marked the collapse of negotiations to form an interim government between Haftar... Read more »

What’s Driving Turkish Role in Libya’s Developments?

On Monday, some media reported that Turkish vessels carrying military facilities docked in Tripoli port of Libya. According to the Russian broadcaster RT, a ship named Amazon sailed on May 8 from... Read more »

UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya

The United Nations envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was « just the... Read more »