Libyan National Army
Armed forces under the control of Khalifa Haftar mostly in the East of Libya
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The Libyan National Army is a component of Libya's military forces which were nominally a unified national force under the command of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar when he was nominated to the role on 2 March 2015 by the House of Representatives, consisting at the time of a ground force, an air force and a navy.
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Threat to hit Turkey in Libya underscores risk of escalationTurkey warned on Thursday against any attacks on its interests in Libya by Khalifa Haftar's forces after his Libyan National Army (LNA) threatened to respond to recent military setbacks by striking..
Libya frontline pullback puts eastern offensive in questionKhalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) is pulling back from all Tripoli frontlines, it said on Wednesday, calling into question its ability to sustain a year-long offensive aimed at seizing the..
Eastern Libyan forces say to move back from Tripoli frontsLibyan National Army (LNA) forces have decided to retire 2-3km (1.2 miles-1.9 miles) from all front lines in Tripoli from midday, their spokesman said early on Wednesday, after suffering sharp reverses..
Libya's eastern leader Haftar says army to take formal controlLibya's eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar said on Monday his Libyan National Army (LNA) was accepting a "popular mandate" to rule the country, apparently brushing aside the civilian..
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Qatar condemns storming of Libya's eastern Zueitina portQatar condemned the storming of Libya's eastern Zueitina oil export port by forces from areas controlled by the Libyan National Army (LNA), Qatar's state news agency said on Sunday.
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Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire: TASSKhalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday, the TASS news agency cited the Russian Foreign..
U.N. Libya envoy blames deadly military academy strike on Haftar allyThe United Nations Libya envoy said on Monday that a country supporting commander Khalifa Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) was likely responsible for a deadly drone attack on a military..
Eastern Libyan force warns against transporting military equipment in civilian planesThe eastern-based Libyan National Army force said on Sunday it had monitored a Boeing 747-412 that had flown from Istanbul to Libya carrying military equipment.
Libyan National Army gives militias 3-day deadlineCairo: A Libyan force fighting to capture the country’s capital from the U.N.-supported government based in Tripoli on Friday gave the militias defending the city a three-day deadline to pull out...