May 18 2020

Latest Updates on Libya, 18 May 2020 (Map Update)

1. Government of National Accord (GNA) operation in northwest of Libya:– GNA military officials: Haftar forces (LNA), withdrew from the al-Watiyah after our heavy bombardment.– During the al-Watiyah bombardment, several military vehicles were destroyed and 7 LNA forces were killed.– A LNA drone was shot down by GNA in the suburb of al-Aqrabiyah, north of al-Watiyah. 2. Sirte:GNA warplanes bombed and destroyed the LNA Pantsir-S1 defense system in the al-Rawagha road in the south of Sirte. 3. NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg:– The GNA is the Libyan legitimate government and we don’t cooperate with other government.– The military solution, is …

May 18 2020

Video: Footages from inside the Watiyah airbase, northwest of Libya

Also the clips shows the Pantsir-S1 system in a shelter in the al-Watiyah airbase that pro-GNA media have claimed it was destroyed yesterday by the Bayraktar TB2 drone, and it seems they were wrong about it. Breaking: GNA capture the al-Watiyah airbase FORUM

May 18 2020

Breaking: GNA capture the al-Watiyah airbase

Al-Watiyah airbase is the last military point of the LNA forces in this part of the country and the GNA operation to seize the area has been going on since May 5. FORUM

May 16 2020

Libya: GNA Drone Attack on al-Watiyah Airbase

According to the footage released by the GNA media, a Turkish-made drone “Bayraktar TB2” have targeted and destroyed a Pantsir-S1 system which was deployed in the airbase earlier today. Al-Watiyah is a large airbase in the northwest of Libya’s Yafren province, 140 km from Tripoli, with a capacity (estimated) of 7,000 to 10,000 troops.Al-Watiya plays an important role in controlling northwestern areas of Libya, and the GNA forces, backed by Turkey, have been conducting operations since May 5 to seize this important airbase. FORUM