British mission in Libya said that the interruption of Libyan oil facilities has cost over $6 billion since January and damaged the oil sector’s infrastructure, adding the reports of mercenaries interfering could lead to further harm.
Nine more bodies were discovered and exhumed at a site thought to contain more remains in the town of Tarhuna, GNA forces say with authorities suspecting the presence of other potential graves as well.
Documents published by the government show the illegal seizure of state land and property by the Military Investment Committee, a shady financial authority under warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Libya's UN-backed government says Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's threat of military intervention is "unacceptable" and "amounts to a declaration of war."
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi says advances by Libya's UN-recognised unity government to strategic city of Sirte could prompt an Egyptian military intervention, a warning Tripoli-based government denounces.
The devices had gone off in the Ain Zara and Wadi Rabi districts on the southern edges of the capital, which had been controlled by militants backing warlord Khalifa Haftar until May, the health ministry said.
Armed group led by Mohamed Khalifa, also an ally of warlord Khalifa Haftar, shuts Sharara oilfield at gunpoint, days after it had restarted following another blockade.
Turkey and the United States are approaching a new era in Libya, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told national broadcaster TRT soon after a phone call with his US counterpart Donald Trump.
The battle for the central coastal city could determine control over a major source of Libya's income – oil fields that tribes allied with warlord Khalifa Haftar shut down earlier this year.
The Libyan army had earlier officially announced the launch of the operation to liberate the airport, located south of the country's capital Tripoli.
Turkey to continue protecting its interests on land, sea and air without making any compromise, the National Security Council said.
The two officials discussed various issues including recent developments in Syria and Libya, the fight against Covid-19, the fight with terrorism, and recent protests in the US.
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