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LIBYA: Haftar Retakes the Initiative

TRIPOLI – A few months ago, Khalifa Haftar declared the “zero hour“ for the capture of Tripoli. Indeed, the stalemate that had lasted until then began to crumble and the LNA forces under the command of Haftar began to push towards the heart of Tripoli. Several elite brigades were deployed on the southbound line, resulting […]

Turkey vs. the EU – Erdogan Threatens 500 Year Occupation of Libya

BERLIN –  In Berlin on January 19th was a peace conference, but the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, arrived there, if not on a war footing, certainly with the firm intention of conquering a leading position in the solution of the Libyan crisis. The goal is to ensure control of oil resources in Tripoli and […]

URGENT: Haftar orders end to Libyan oil exports, pending EU negotiations

TRIPOLI – Representatives of the “Libyan National Army” Field Marshal Haftar ordered to stop oil exports from the five ports of Libya and the “National Oil Corporation” (NOC) was forced to comply. As officially reported by NOC, five of its subsidiaries received orders to stop oil exports to Bregu, Ras al-Anuf, Kharig, Zuweitin and Sidra, which […]

Russia’s Big Gamble in Libya  

By Steve Brown   First, the background.  When the United States abandoned the Iran agreement, that left Turkey’s oil imports adrift due to newly imposed US Treasury sanctions on Iranian oil exports. By December 2018, Turkey was forced to look elsewhere for its oil imports with Libya being the most logical choice by price and […]

Will Germany Get a Piece of Libya? Saraj and Hafter Agree to Berlin Peace Talks

BERLIN – The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has agreed to attend the Berlin Conference on the Settlement of the Armed Conflict and the Political Crisis in Libya. According to Al-Arabiya TV channel today, January 16, the Libyan military leader announced his decision to the German authorities. Berlin has confirmed that such […]

MAJOR: Tripoli Awaits a Decisive Battle at ANY MOMENT

The battle ahead will end a long-standing state of suffering and open the way to a political solution that would not have been under the rule of militias, the proliferation of weapons and the dominance of the slogans of exclusion promoted by political Islam and its instruments. July 18, 2019 All eyes are on the […]