Libya conflict

Intel: Libya’s Hifter threatens to meet Turkey’s forces ‘with bullets’

Eastern Libya’s Gen. Khalifa Hifter vowed to fight Turkey’s forces as Libya’s Government of National Accord is poised to press its counteroffensive against the key coastal city of Sirte with Ankara’s military support.

Al-Monitor Staff | Libya conflict | Aug 3, 2020
al-monitor Vehicles of the Tripoli Brigade, a militia loyal to the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), parade through Martyrs' Square at the center of the GNA-held Libyan capital Tripoli on July 10, 2020. Photo by MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP via Getty Images.

Does Erdogan think Sisi is bluffing in Libya?

Trump and Putin can prevent the "Syrianization" of Libya.

Week in Review | Libya conflict | Jul 31, 2020

Libya’s ground fighting leads to surge in civilian casualties: UN

Between April and June, more than 100 civilians were killed and over 250 were injured due to an escalation in ground fighting and by explosive remnants and airstrikes.

Al-Monitor Staff | Libya conflict | Jul 30, 2020

Intel: Saudi Arabia backs Egypt on Libya

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said his government supports Egypt’s calls for a cease-fire in Libya after a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.

Al-Monitor Staff | Libya conflict | Jul 28, 2020

How has Russia forced Turkey to compromise on Libya?

The July 22 Turkish-Russian joint statement on Libya shows Moscow has succeeded in forcing Ankara to compromise.

Cengiz Candar | Libya conflict | Jul 27, 2020