Posts Tagged ‘Chad’

Libya: Haftar’s forces target Chadian rebels by airstrike on Murzuk town

  • 4 February 2019 - 19:27
Libya: Haftar’s forces target Chadian rebels by airstrike on Murzuk town

The Libyan eastern-based self-styled army's air force attacked on Sunday Chadian opposition militants in the southern town of Murzuk - some 900 km south of the capital Tripoli. "Fighter jets of the air force targeted gatherings of Chadian opposition on Libyan territory on the outskirts of...

France air-attacks armed groups coming from Libya on border with Chad

  • 4 February 2019 - 13:10
France air-attacks armed groups coming from Libya on border with Chad

The French Defense Ministry has announced that its armed forces have intervened in northern Chad and launched airstrikes on an armed group coming in from Libya. The operation took place Sunday and was organized in cooperation with the Chadian army. A patrol of Mirage 2000 airplanes hit a column...

Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

  • 10 November 2018 - 16:29
Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia. Speaking to the parliament on Wednesday, Ibn Ouf said consultations have gone a long way between the Sudan, Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia to form...

Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

  • 23 October 2018 - 12:57
Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

The 4th ministerial meeting to strengthen the security of the joint border among Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger would be held in Ndjamena on Wednesday. The two-day meeting would be held with the participation of foreign, defence and interior ministries as well as intelligence services of the four...

Chad deploys forces on borderline with Libya

  • 25 August 2018 - 14:02
Chad deploys forces on borderline with Libya

Chad is reinforcing its military presence near the Libyan border to ward off any rebel incursions following a deadly attack on army positions in the area this month, according to two people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported. War planes have been deployed to the northern town of...

Tribal clashes killed over 4 civilians so far in Libya’s south

  • 27 February 2018 - 20:22
Tribal clashes killed over 4 civilians so far in Libya’s south

The Libyan National Human Rights Commission confirmed Monday that over four civilians were killed and several others were injured in the armed clashes between tribes in the southern Libyan city of Sabha. "The National Committee is concerned about the resumption of armed clashes and escalation of...

Clashes erupt on Libya-Chad border, nine killed

  • 26 August 2017 - 11:19
Clashes erupt on Libya-Chad border, nine killed

Two fighters from a brigade called "Salam" in Al-Kufra city in the Libyan southeast were killed in clashes with Chadian rebel groups on the border crossing in the desert city. The clashes that erupted in the early hours of Saturday also left about 7 Chadian rebels killed, according to Facebook...

Chad reopens border crossing with Libya

  • 4 March 2017 - 12:55
Chad reopens border crossing with Libya

Chad has reopened one of its border crossings with chaos-wracked Libya, having shut it down in January citing a "potential terrorist infiltration", the government said on Friday. "Given the growing number of our nationals who want to return home, and for humanitarian reasons, we have decided...