Posts Tagged ‘Haftar’

Libya’s Detained Deputy Interior Minister could be freed by Haftar on Sunday

  • 18 August 2018 - 21:21
Libya’s Detained Deputy Interior Minister could be freed by Haftar on Sunday

Sources from Toukra Journal - a Libyan newspaper - said Saturday that the commander of the self-styled army Khalifa Haftar is expected to order the release of the detained Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Faraj Egayem on Sunday.  The Journal said the release of Egayem was supposed to take place...

Haftar conditions opening oil terminals to replacing Libya’s central bank governor

  • 4 July 2018 - 21:16
Haftar conditions opening oil terminals to replacing Libya’s central bank governor

The Libyan eastern warlord of the self-styled army Khalifa Haftar said in a statement posted by the General Command of the Army that the oil terminals will be reopened and oil exportation will resume once the governor of the Central Bank of Libya Al-Siddiq Al-Kabeer is replaced by Mohammed...

Libya’s warlord Haftar hands over oil ports to unrecognized NOC

  • 26 June 2018 - 10:22
Libya’s warlord Haftar hands over oil ports to unrecognized NOC

Khalifa Haftar announced Monday the handover of oil installations under the control of his self-styled army to an administration that rivals Libya's UN-backed government, after retaking them from militias. The strongman's announcement came just hours after his "Libyan National Army " said it had...

Petroleum Facilities Guard forces led by Jodran pull out of oil crescent, Haftar’s forces take control

  • 21 June 2018 - 10:55
Petroleum Facilities Guard forces led by Jodran pull out of oil crescent, Haftar’s forces take control

Sources from the oil crescent region confirmed on Thursday that the forces of the self-styled army of Khalifa Haftar had taken control of oil crescent region's terminals and positions after clashes that saw the forces of Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) withdraw from the region. The forces of...

Libya’s oil production drops to 600.000 bpd from a recent 1 million bpd due to fighting

  • 20 June 2018 - 20:45
Libya’s oil production drops to 600.000 bpd from a recent 1 million bpd due to fighting

Libya’s oil production has dropped to between 600,000 and 700,000 barrels per day (bpd) from more than one million following clashes at its Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil terminals, a Libyan oil source said on Wednesday. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) is looking at options to divert some oil...

In broad daylight, east Libya “army forces” kill unarmed civilians by barrage of gunfire

  • 13 June 2018 - 16:23
In broad daylight, east Libya “army forces” kill unarmed civilians by barrage of gunfire

The fighters of the self-styled army in eastern Libya led by Khalifa Haftar have killed two unarmed civilians in broad daylight in Derna amid tens of peer fighters chanting and applauding saying "Allah Akbar." A video posted on social media shows the graphic moment when fighters for the...

Derna security chief captured by rival force in east Libya

  • 8 June 2018 - 05:00
Derna security chief captured by rival force in east Libya

  The Security Chief of Derna in eastern Libya Yehya Usta Omar has been captured by the rival forces of the self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar, a photo posted by their loyalist social media showed.  Omar is an appointed security chief by the Government if National Accord and...

Libya’s Derna under mass killing operation, residents send distress signal

  • 7 June 2018 - 17:38
Libya’s Derna under mass killing operation, residents send distress signal

Libya's eastern city of Derna is under a full-scale attack by forces of the self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar with the assistance of foreign aircraft, including a French one as recent report revealed.  Civilians in Derna have issued a distress call on Thursday following brutal and...

Haftar announces “zero hour” to attack Derna in east Libya

  • 7 May 2018 - 21:50
Haftar announces “zero hour” to attack Derna in east Libya

The Libyan commander of the self-styled army in eastern region,  Khalifa Haftar, announced the start of military operations to “liberate” Derna on Monday after his forces clashed with rivals on the outskirts of the eastern city. The clashes on Monday in Al-Fatayeh district saw the killing...

Libyan lawyers file lawsuit in France against Haftar for war crimes

  • 3 May 2018 - 14:09
Libyan lawyers file lawsuit in France against Haftar for war crimes

A lawsuit has been filed in France against Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar alleging torture and barbarism, the plaintiff’s lawyer in France, Rachel Lindon, said on Wednesday. The suit, which aims to get the French government to open an investigation into operations by Haftar’s Libyan...