Tag Archives | Jufra

US Chargé d'Affaires visits Misrata

On Monday, US Chargé d'Affaires Joshua Harris visited Misrata, Libya to consult with Libyan leaders about forestalling military escalation in Sirte and al-Jufra; reopening Libya's energy sector; and intensifying Libyan efforts to demobilize, disarm, and reintegrate violent militias. In meetings with Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg and Minister of Interior Fathi Bashagha, Chargé Harris reiterated […]

LNA resumes Pre-Emptive Airstrikes in the Oil Crescent

Following a number of indicators that a new offensive against the oil crescent was being planned, the Libyan National Army (LNA) resumed pre-emptive airstrikes last week against targets in Jufra and Mabruk oilfield. It is understood that both BDB and GNA MoD 12 Brigade were targeted in a series of strikes starting on 09 February. […]

UN Appeals for Aid for Sirte

The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Libya, today, called on the international community and donors to urgently provide US$ 10.7 million to meet the lifesaving action and emergency assistance to 79,400 people located within the Sirte municipality. The situation in Sirt has recently entered a new stage, where military operations against the terrorist […]

Gunmen Seize Chemical Weapons

Armed men have reportedly stolen chemical weapons from a storage location in the Jufra district, 600 kilometers southeast of Tripoli. According to The North Africa Post, the amount taken is unknown but there are fears that they could find their way to militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL). Military sources who spoke […]

Radar Project Agreed

The head of the Libyan army’s air defences, Brigadier-General Juma Hussein El-Abani, has told the Libya Herald that the Ministry of Transport plans to implement a major radar project to monitor Libyan airspace. The project will begin with work at the radar station at Tripoli International Airport. In addition, a civil aviation information centre would […]