Russia / Libya – US: Moscow’s position strengthened by presence of Wagner in Libya

09/05/2020 – The United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Maghreb and Egypt, Henry Wooster, said that the US is seeking to end the conflict in Libya and return to political dialogue. Continuer à lire … « Russia / Libya – US: Moscow’s position strengthened by presence of Wagner in Libya »

Libya accuses Russia’s Wagner of using chemical weapon

22/04/2020 – Russian private military contractor Wagner was accused by Libya’s interior minister on Wednesday of carrying out a chemical attack in Libya.

Wagner mercenaries used nerve agent against Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) forces in Salah al-Din area in southern Tripoli, Fathi Bashagha told reporters. Continuer à lire … « Libya accuses Russia’s Wagner of using chemical weapon »

UAE-contracted arms dealer accused of smuggling mercenaries to Libya

28/04/2020-  Malta’s judiciary accused a local arms dealer – contracted by an Emirati company – of violating the sanctions imposed on Libya.

Times of Malta newspaper reported on Saturday that arms dealer James Fenish, 41, used military rubber boats to get mercenaries out of Libya without notifying the authorities. Continuer à lire … « UAE-contracted arms dealer accused of smuggling mercenaries to Libya »

Turkish occupation mercenaries flee from areas in Hasaka and Raqqa countryside for fear of being sent to fight in Libya

29/12/2019 – Areas where terrorist mercenaries of the Turkish occupation are positioned in Hasaka and Raqqa countryside are witnessing the flight of tens of those terrorists for fear that Erdogan’s regime will send them to fight in Libya in a similar scenario to the one followed by Erdogan when he transported thousands of terrorists to Syria.Local source said that Turkish occupation forces increased its presence in the countryside between Ras al-Ayn and Tal Abiyad cities to fill the vacuum created by the flight of tens of its mercenary terrorists for fear of being sent to fight in Libya. Continuer à lire … « Turkish occupation mercenaries flee from areas in Hasaka and Raqqa countryside for fear of being sent to fight in Libya »

Sudanese army dismisses participation in Libya’s conflict

28/12/2019 – Sudanese military spokesman Amer Mohamed al-Hassan Friday denied any connection between the Sudanese army and Sudanese mercenary groups in Libya.

« Mercenaries do not have a specific country. It has become a profession, he said in a televised statement, on Friday. Continuer à lire … « Sudanese army dismisses participation in Libya’s conflict »

Syrian rebels reportedly part of Turkish contingent to be sent to defend Libya’s government in Tripoli

27/12/2019 – Turkish authorities are preparing to send troops and naval forces to defend Libya’s internationally recognised government against eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, amid reports Ankara-backed Syrian rebels would be among the soldiers deployed to Tripoli. Continuer à lire … « Syrian rebels reportedly part of Turkish contingent to be sent to defend Libya’s government in Tripoli »

Russia declares Wagner PMC mercenary captured by ISIS dead

18/11/2019 – In May 2019, the family of the Cossack Grigory Tsurkanu received a death certificate for him, even though he had been considered only “missing” until then, Kommersant reports, citing its own sources. Continuer à lire … « Russia declares Wagner PMC mercenary captured by ISIS dead »