Tag Archives | Mercenaries

NOC: Russian Mercenaries Enter Key Oil Field

By Jared Szuba for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. US commander suggests sending military trainers to Tunisia after Russia sends aircraft to Libya A convoy of Russian mercenaries entered Libya's Sharara oil field and met with the facility's security forces […]

Haftar "Swindled out of Millions" by Western Businessmen

Western mercenaries and businessmen have reportedly swindled Khalifa Haftar out of tens of millions of dollars for military hardware and services not delivered. The revelations come as General Haftar's self-styled Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) suffered a stunning defeat in his ill-fated offensive to take Tripoli from forces loyal to the internationally recognised Government of […]

It's Syrian vs. Syrian in Libya

By Anchal Vohra, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey and Russia are using desperate mercenaries from the last war to fight in the next one. Mohammad Abu al-Saar, a mechanic at a car repair shop in Homs, […]

Why Libya's 'Ignored War' will come to Haunt a Blinkered West

By Tarek Megerisi, policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Why the 'ignored war' in Libya will come to haunt a blinkered west The most recent ally of Khalifa Haftar, the general who has […]

Syrian Mercenaries "Fight Turkey’s Battles in Libya"

By Simon Speakman Cordall for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Syrian mercenaries fight Turkey’s battles in Libya Hundreds of fighters from the National Army of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) headed to Libya in December 2019 to fight alongside the Libyan Government […]

Salamé urges Truce

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya 29 July 2019 Mr. President [Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Peru], Allow me to congratulate Peru for its Presidency of the Security Council. Before beginning my briefing, I would like to pay tribute to the late President of Tunisia Beji Caid […]