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150 Syrian Militants To Be Deployed In Libya: Monitoring Group

More than 150 Turkish-backed Syrian militants are preparing for deployment in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on July 10. According to the London-based monitoring group, the militants will replace others who will return to Syria before July 15. The plane that will take the new batch from Turkey to Libya will carry other militants home on its return flight. “The rotation of [Syrian] mercenaries is being done regularly, every 15 days … [Turkey] has been keeping the same number of mercenaries in its bases in Libya,” the SOHR’s report reads. Turkey deployed thousands of Syrian militants …

Elections In Libya: Gheddafi’s Ghost Above Works Of The Geneva Forum

Written by Piero Messina exclusively for SouthFront. The road map for the Libyan elections has become an obstacle course. A small spark is enough to start a new civil war. The vote is scheduled for next 24 December. But there is no agreement on anything: from the institutional rules for elections, to the criteria for accessing the vote, what to vote on, and how to manage the state budget. Another obstacle to overcome is understanding who to entrust, within the national unity government, the delicate task of Minister of Defense. The electoral road map is under the control of UNSMIL, …

Turkey’s Military Adventure In Libya Continues With The Deployment Of More Syrian Militants

. Turkey has deployed more than 500 Syrian militants in Libya during June, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on July 1. The newly-deployed militants replaced others who were recently allowed to return to Syria. A batch of 200 militants reportedly flew back to Turkey on June 28. The militants entered Turkish-occupied Syrian areas in northern Aleppo through the Hawar Kilis crossing. Turkey has been rotating Syrian militants deployed in Libya. In mid-June, Ankara allowed 140 militants to return from Libya, only to replace them later with 200 militants. According to the SOHR, Turkey plans to deploy even …

Germany Holds 2nd Libyan Conference To Remind Of Empty Promises

REMMONT.COM On June 23rd, many world leaders or their representatives gathered in Berlin in the 2nd Libya Conference, aimed at resolving the issues in the north African country. Notably, the conference praised the progress, but said that much more needs to be done heading into General Elections that are supposed to take part on December 24th. “However, more needs to be done to address and resolve the underlying causes of conflict, consolidate Libyan sovereignty, build on the progress made, and restore peace and prosperity for all Libyans. National Presidential and Parliamentary elections scheduled for 24 December 2021 need to take …

Libyan Warplanes Hunt Down ISIS Cells In Southwestern Region

REMMONT.COM Mirage F1 of the LAF, source: afrigatenews.net On June 19, warplanes of the Libyan Air Force (LAF) carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS cells in southwestern Libya.  The airstrikes targeted a number of hideouts the Haruj mountains. The terrorist group’s cells occupy several valleys and caves in the rough mountains, where they have been active for several years. Two days ago, the Libyan National Army (LNA) announced that it had intensified its operations in Libya’s southwestern region in response to recent attacks by ISIS. “The airstrikes came within the framework of the military operations announced by the …

Turkey Pushing More Syrian Militants To Libya: Monitoring Group

REMMONT.COM . Turkey is pushing more of its Syrian proxies to Libya despite the recent progress in the intra-Libyan peace process and international pressure, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on June 19. According to the London-based monitoring group, Turkey allowed 140 Syrian militants to return from Libya recently, only to replace them later with 200 militants. The newly-deployed militants are all from the Suleyman Shah Brigade, the Sultan Murad Division and the Hamzah Division. The three groups are key factions in the Turkish-backed “Syrian National Army”. Turkey deployed thousands of Syrian militants in Libya between 2019 and …

Libyan Army Intensified Operations In Southwestern Region In Response To Recent ISIS Attacks

REMMONT.COM , source: LNA media office On June 17, the Libyan National Army (LNA) announced that it had intensified its operations in Libya’s southwestern region in response to recent attacks by ISIS. “The General Command of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces directed units of the infantry battalions to head to the [southwestern] region to support the Southwest Liberation Operations Room in the southern strategic direction, in order to track down Takfiri terrorists and expel African mercenary gangs which threaten security and stability and practice looting, theft, sabotage and smuggling of all kinds,” the army said in a statement. ISIS cells …

ISIS Cells Killed Libyan Army Commander In New Attack (Photos)

REMMONT.COM LNA commander Ali Muhammad Othman al-Tabawi. On June 14, a commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) named Ali Muhammad Othman al-Tabawi was killed in an attack by ISIS cells in Libya’s southwestern region. “Al-Tabawi was killed as a result of a blast caused by a landmine, which had been planted by terrorist groups in the Haruj Mountains, while he was on a reconnaissance patrol near Tamsa in southwestern Libya,” al-Munzir al-Khartush, a spokesman for the LNA military media, said. Al-Tabawi was the commander of the LNA’s Waw Martyrs Company. According to al-Khartush, the late commander took part in …

Interview With Sheikh Al-Senussi: Elections In December Last Chance For Peace In Libya

REMMONT.COM Submitted by Piero Messina. “The elections scheduled for December 24 in Libya are the last chance to restore peace in Libya. If the electoral round does not take place in a regular and transparent way, Libya risks falling again into the chaos of a civil war ”. – This is the message that Sheikh Al-Senussi Al-Haleq Al-Zawi, Vice President of the Supreme Council of Libyan Tribes, sends to the international community. Sheikh Al-Senussi Al-Haleq Al-Zawi has decided to run for the next political elections at the end of the year. He is the President of the Zawi Tribe Council …

ISIS Released Photos Of Its Cells In Southern Libya

REMMONT.COM . On June 10, ISIS news agency Amaq released several photos of the terrorist group’s fighters in an unidentified part of Libya. The photos show a group of ISIS terrorists preaching, guarding their hideouts and going around their daily chores in a rough desert area. The photos were most likely taken in Libya’s southern region, which is slowly turning into a stronghold for the terrorist group just like the al-Anbar desert in western Iraq, the Homs desert in Syria and the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; …

ISIS Released Video Of Deadly Suicide Attack In Southwestern Libya

REMMONT.COM Screen grab from Amaq video. On June 10, ISIS news agency Amaq released footage of the terrorist group’s recent suicide attack in southwestern Libya. The suicide attack, which took place on June 6, targeted a checkpoint of the Libyan National Army (LNA) to the north of the city of Sabha. Four people, including Cpt. Ibrahim Abdel Nabi Director of Criminal Investigations in Sebha, were killed as a result of the attack. Amaq footage shows the suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, a pickup, blowing up in a large fire ball inside the checkpoint. ISIS identified the suicide bomber as Mohamad …

Military Situation In Libya On June 8, 2021 (Map Update)

REMMONT.COM – On June 6, two LNA members were killed by an ISIS suicide attack near the city of Sabha. The head of the Sabha city criminal investigation department and a senior LNA official were killed in the attack MORE ON THE TOPIC: REMMONT.COM © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved Ukraine|Algeria|Egypt|Libya|Morocco|News|War

ISIS suicide attack in southern Libya

Tuesday, 8 June 2021 – 08:04 http://remmont.com/?p=19263 REMMONT.COM Analysis Group: More than three members of the Libyan National Army (LNA) have been killed and wounded in an ISIS suicide attack in the southern Libyan city of Sabha. The attack took place at the Mazaq checkpoint at the entrance to the city of Sabha, destroying three military vehicles, killing two LNA soldiers and wounding several others. The head of the Sabha city criminal investigation department and a senior LNA official were among those killed. © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved Syria|Turkey|Yemen|Qatar|Afghanistan|Azerbaijan|News|War

Four, Including Senior Officer, Killed In Suicide Attack In Libya, ISIS Claimed Responsibility (Video)

REMMONT.COM . ISIS has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that targeted a checkpoint of the Libyan National Army (LNA) near the southwestern city of Sabha on June 6. The terrorist group said that one of its suicide bombers, named “Mohamad al-Muhajir,” blew up his vehicle-borne improvised explosive device inside the M’azaq checkpoint, which is located to the north of Sabha. BREAKING | Footage from the site of the explosion of the suicide car bomb in the city of #Sebha, after the arrival of patrols from the 106th Brigade. #Libya pic.twitter.com/NxXoeJtxsU — صحيفة المرصد الليبية (@ObservatoryLY) June 6, 2021 According …

Dozens Of Syrian Mercenaries Returned From Libya For First Time In Weeks: Monitoring Group

REMMONT.COM . Syrian mercenaries in one of their camps in Libya. Dozens of Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries have returned from Libya for the first time in ten weeks, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on June 7. “Nearly 95 fighters of the al-Hamzah Division, al-Majd Brigade, Sultan Murad Division, al-Muetasim Division returned in the last 48 hours,” the London-based monitoring group said in a report. A Source informed on the matter told the SOHR that the return of the mercenaries doesn’t represent the beginning of a full withdrawal from Libya. According to the source, Turkey is just rotating the mercenaries …

Terror In Erdogan’s Party: Fear That Soylu “Tapped” Executives’ Phones

REMMONT.COM Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Source: AP Photo Written by ThomasST. Members of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have begun to worry. There are many issues that have come out of the mouth of businessman Sedat Packer. The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing one of the biggest scandals of its term, after the new revelations, suspicions and rumors that have been circulated regarding accusations of organized crime and corruption, while the pre-election percentages of Erdogan are going down. The serious economic crisis due to Erdogan’s policies, but also the coronavirus pandemic hit the …

On The Hunt For Gas. War Drums In The Western Mediterranean

REMMONT.COM Greek Energy and Environment Minister Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus Giorgos Lakkotrypis and Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz signed in Athens the intergovernmental agreement on the construction of the EastMed gas pipeline in December 2020 Written by Piero Messina  The waters of the eastern Mediterranean have become the scene of a low-intensity war. The goal is to control the energy resources that extend into the seabed from the coast of Greece to Israel. The maritime area of the eastern Mediterranean is one of the main areas of energy interest. In 2009, the …

Libyan Fighter Jet Crashed Killing Its Pilot During Military Parade In Benghazi (Videos)

REMMONT.COM Screen grab from one of the crash videos. On May 29, a Soviet-made Mig-21 fighter jet crashed killing its pilot during a military parade in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. The parade was organized by the Libyan National Army (LNA) to celebrate the seventh anniversary of Operation Dignity which saw the liberation of Benghazi from a coalition of terrorist groups affiliated with ISIS. LNA Commander-in-Chief Khalifa Haftar was attending the parade when the accident took place. According to Libyan sources, the Libyan Mig-21 crashed a few minutes after taking off to take part in the parade. The crash …

Syrian Mercenaries Are Faking Illness To Return From Libya: Monitoring Group

REMMONT.COM . Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries in Libya are faking illness in order to return to their country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 27. According to the London-based monitoring group, the mercenaries are doing this because Turkey has not withdrawn any group from Libya in a while. “A small number of mercenaries returned to Syria after they provided medical reports and falsified some of them by bribing the leaders of Turkish-backed factions, amid widespread discontent among the Turkish-backed mercenaries in Libya, as their return to Syria still suspended,” the SOHR’s report reads. Turkey deployed thousands of …

Armed Militants Stormed Headquarters Of Libyan Interim Government

On May 7th, armed militants stormed headquarters of the Libyan Interim Government. They attacked the Corinthia Hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, where the Presidential Council met yesterday. Presidential council spokeswoman Najwa Wahiba confirmed that armed men had stormed “one of the headquarters where the council meets.” She also claimed that nobody from the council was in the building at the time as the body does not work on Fridays. Later, a senior official at the presidency council later denied that the groups had been armed or used force, playing down the incident. “There was no kidnapping, gunfire, or an …

Muslim Brotherhood Tries To Rebrand As NGO In Libya

REMMONT.COM The Muslim Brotherhood organization in Libya said in a written statement that it had changed its name to the “Revival and Renewal Society”. It is also now officially a Non-governmental organization (NGO). BREAKING | The Libyan branch of the #Muslim #Brotherhood announces in a statement today that it has transformed into a missionary and political association under the name of “Revival and Renewal.” (1/3) #Libya pic.twitter.com/x93Q1wDqkW — صحيفة المرصد الليبية (@ObservatoryLY) May 2, 2021 Statement: We have been victims of distortion and misinformation since the start of the February Revolution, and diligence is necessary to take into account the …

Libya Calls On Turkey To End Its Military And Mercenary Presence In Vain

REMMONT.COM On May 3rd, Libya’s Foreign Minister, Najla al-Manqoush called on all foreign forces and mercenaries to leave the country as soon as possible. She was speaking at a press conference in Tripoli, alongside Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. She urged Ankara to implement UN Security Council resolutions demanding the repatriation of more than 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya. “We call on [Turkey] to take steps to implement all the provisions of … the Security Council resolutions and to cooperate together to expel all foreign forces and mercenaries from the Libyan territories,” al-Manqoush said. Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu …

Libyan Interim PM’s First Visit To Benghazi Blocked

REMMONT.COM On April 25th, the new Libyan interim government postponed the prime minister’s first visit to the east of the country, after an advance security team was turned back from Benghazi airport. A cabinet meeting on April 26th in the city would also have marked interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s first trip to Libya’s east. A spokesperson said preparations were underway to arrange another date, without giving a reason for the postponement. The announcement came several hours after a government security team was turned away by local authorities at Benghazi airport, forcing them to get back on their plane and …

US Stole Pantsir-S1 Air-Defense System Captured In Libya – Report

Donate A Russian-made Pantsir-S1 air-defense system captured in Libya was flown to a US air base in German in a covert mission, The Times reported on January 28. The system in question was supplied by the UAE to the Libyan National Army (LNA). Forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA) captured the system on May 18 of 2020 inside al-Watiya Air Base in western Libya. According to the Times, the advanced air-defense system ended up in the hands of Mohamad Bahrun, a pro-GNA warlord also known as “al-Far.” Bahrun’s close ties with arms smugglers and radicals raised concerns …

The Pentagon estimated the probability of a military confrontation with Russia in the Arctic

The United States and Russia compete in the Arctic, however, the probability of conflict escalation in the fighting is extremely small. This was stated by acting Deputy Minister of defense for political Affairs James Anderson. Speaking on Tuesday at a hearing of a Subcommittee of the Senate Committee of Congress on the armed forces, Anderson said that although Russia and the United States are candidates for the leading positions in the Arctic region in the near term, the probability of collision between the two countries is very small. Currently, according to our estimation, the potential for conflict (in the Arctic) …

The head of mongorama Communist Rashkin. Lies…who?

The annotation will be unhappy. A specific example showing that dry really has a narrow frame, but the scoundrels, for the sake of political expediency decided to try very hard in lies, is limited unless the imagination. In early February, the article “Civilization bandwagon of hype.” we discussed informano, rising around giggly announcer GTRK Kamchatka. And found out that this person perverted and distorted beyond recognition, official data on monetary compensation of preferential categories of citizens. And then ridiculed the result of their own incompetence so it isn’t her stupidity and ignorance (or whoever wrote her lines), and the greedy …

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sentenced To Jail

Donate Source: Jonathan Rebboah / Imago-images / EPA / ТАСС On March 1, a French court sentenced former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (2007-2012) to a year in prison and two years suspended for corruption, influence peddling and violation of secrecy of the court investigation. He became the first French president to be sentenced to jail. In accordance with French law, if the sentence is to less than two years, then the convicted person may ask to serve the sentence at home. Two other defendants are Sarkozy’s ex-lawyer Thierry Erzog and former judge of the French Constitutional Court Gilbert Azibert. They …

Russian defense Ministry: Turkish posts in Idlib has grown together with the fortified area of militants

Turkish observation posts in the Syrian Idlib was located in the fortified radical groups and actually become part of them. This is contrary to the Sochi agreements, as posts should be on the border of the zone of de-escalation.This statement was made today by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov. Because of the failure by Ankara of its obligations to Syrian towns and the Russian base Hamim every day shelled by the militants. Contrary to arrangements, the Turkish side have not only created a demilitarized zone in Idlib, but also contributed to progress in …

Amazighs Of Libya Aim To Establish Own Administrative Region, Reject Referendum On Draft Constitution

Donate This week, the Amazigh of Libya (Berbers of Libya) have officially announced their intention to take practical steps to create a fourth administrative region controlled by them and declared their rejection of the referendum on the draft constitution. According to reprots, this new administrative district will include the Amazigh municipalities in the Nafusa Mountains and Zuwara. The new administrative region will become the fourth in the country in addition to the three historical regions of Tripoli, Barqa, and Fezzan. The decision was mde during a joint meeting of Amazigh representatives in the city of Jadu, in western Libya. The …

Libya: Construction of the heavy defensive fortifications in Sirte by LNA

Saturday, 23 January 2021 – 17:09 http://remmont.com/?p=17194 REMMONT.COM Analysis Group: Libyan National Army forces (LNA), with the support of Russian private military contractor, begun construction of fortifications and defensive positions, including large trenches and ditches on the Sirte-Jufra front. GNA media, based on existing satellite images of the Sirte-Jufra front claimed that Russian forces and the Libyan National Army had dug trenches and military bases in violation of the UN-mediated peace agreement in Libya. These strongholds and defensive positions are being built from the coastal areas of Sirte to the al-Jufra base. In this regard, an intelligence official of the …