Libya: Young fighters on the front against Haftar in the Battle of Tripoli

Strongman Khalifa Haftar’s offensive on the Libyan capital has seen a generation of inexperienced, and largely ignored youngsters rise up in defence of their city. Haftar’s April offensive on Tripoli is bogged down and in trouble. His Libyan National Army (LNA) suffered a major setback on 27 June with the loss of Gharyan, a strategic city about 100km south of the capital. Holding off against … Continuer de lire Libya: Young fighters on the front against Haftar in the Battle of Tripoli

Libya: a race against time

par Hervé Pugi. While western powers attempt to fight evil in Iraq and Syria with bombs, the Daesh cancer is spreading to Libya. And although still contained, this terrorist tumour calls urgently for an appropriate remedy before the country wastes away further. we’ve gone to meet young libyans. « It’s obviously getting worse. Daesh is gaining people as well as power. » These are just some of … Continuer de lire Libya: a race against time