Libyan actors

Tracking developments of Libyan Actors in Libya’s security space including armed group activity, state security operations and political activities pertaining to Libya’s security.

Libyan delegation participates in Turkish military exercise

On 29 and 30 May, the Libyan Army Chief of Staff (CoS) Muhammed Haddad led a Libyan military delegation to participate in the Turkish military exercises ‘EFES2024.’ This included forces from the Army and Navy Command, the Supply and Logistics Authority, and military...

Clashes in Sebha after LNA militia attempts to free detainee

On 27 May, the 101st Infantry Battalion of the Libyan National Army (LNA) attacked the HQ of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Sebha during the night in order to free the Head of the Fuel Committee Salah al-Hassi, who was detained there on the...

Anti-Haftar protests break out in al-Bayda

On 27 May, there were protests in al-Bayda in eastern Libya against Haftar, with some protestors pulling down his pictures, following an attack on the bus belonging to the al-Akhdar Team in Benghazi.

GNS holds international conference on migration

On 25-26 May, the African-European Conference on Migration, organized by the Government of National Stability (GNS), took place in Benghazi. In his opening speech, GNS PM Osama Hammad called for the establishment of a European-African Migration Observatory to monitor...

Concerns grow around Sudanese refugees in Kufra

As of 24 May, nine days since the newly-formed Security Emergency Room in Kufra launched its security information system, around 8,000 refugees from Sudan have been medically examined and registered, according to the local authorities. About 217 refugees with various...

Nobles and elders discuss al-Jamail events with al-Baroun

On 18 May in the evening, a Nobles & Elders delegation from al-Jamail and Raqdalin held a meeting in Zawiyya with Muhammed al-Baroun (aka al-Far) in his capacity as Deputy Head of the Western Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to discuss the situation in those...