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Jul 1 2021

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

Support SouthFront Illustrative image. 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 …

Jun 19 2021

Turkey Pushing More Syrian Militants To Libya: Monitoring Group

Support SouthFront Illustrative image. 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 …

Jun 7 2021

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

Support SouthFront Illustrative image. 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 …

May 27 2021

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

Support SouthFront Illustrative image. 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 …

Apr 18 2021

Leaked Documents Revealed 11,000 Syrian Mercenaries Are Still Roaming In Libya

Support SouthFront Illustrative image More than 11,000 Turkish-backed Syrian militants are still present in Libya despite the recent political settlement in the country, according to leaked official documents released by the Sky News Arabia on April 17. According to the documents, a total of 11,609 Syrian militants are now in Libya. The number is double that provided by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). So far, Turkey has withdrawn only 1,226 out of 12,835 militants of the so-called Syrian National Army from Libya. Most militants were sent to Libya between 2019 and 2020 to back the now-defunct Government of National …

Apr 10 2021

Turkey Ignores Egypt’s Demands, Sends New Batch Of Syrian Mercenaries To Libya

Support SouthFront Illustrative imageustrative image Turkey has sent a new batch of Syrian mercenaries to Libya where its military maintains a fairly large presence, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on April 8. According to the London-based monitoring group, the new batch consisted of 380 militants. They were sent to Libya via Turkey’s territory. “First, the group was moved to Turkey and from there they were sent to Libya,” the SOHR said in its report. In the last few months, a number of reports talked about a near Turkish withdrawal from Libya. One report in particular revealed that …

Apr 3 2021

New Batch Of Turkish-Baked Syrian Militants Moved To Turkey. What Is The Next Stop?

Support SouthFront Illustrative image A batch of Syrian militants has arrived in Turkey in preparation for a possible deployment in Libya or other countries, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on April 3. According to the London-based monitoring group, around 380 militants were taken to Turkey in the last few days. Libya is the most likely end destination. Despite recent reports of a US-Turkish agreement to pull out all Syrian mercenaries from Libya, the withdrawal is yet to happen. Thousands of mercenaries are still in the country. The SOHR said that the withdrawal of Syrian militants from Libya …

Mar 19 2021

Pack Your Bags: Turkey Ordered Syrian Mercenaries In Libya To Prepare For Pull Out

Donate Meet the former US-supported FSA, now Turkish-backed FSA, who are committing the same war crimes in Syria they’ve been for years. Turkey has ordered Syrian mercenaries in Libya to prepare for a near withdrawal, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on March 19. “Turkish-backed Syrian fighters in Libya have been informed to pack up and prepare themselves to return to Syria,” the monitoring group said in a report. “This development comes in light of Erdogan’s new political stance towards the Arabs through attempts to amend its diplomatic and political relations with Egypt.” The London-based group noted that …

Mar 17 2021

Turkish-Backed Militants Commemorate ‘Syrian Revolution’ From Libya (Video)

Donate A screen grab from the video released by the Suleyman Shah Division Ten years into the war in Syria, Turkish-backed Syrian militants are celebrating their “revolution” all the way in Libya where they have been fighting as mercenaries. On March 15, the Suleyman Shah Division, one of the largest Turkish-backed Syrian groups, shared a propaganda video meant to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the “revolution” which allegedly began on March 15 of 2011. The video includes dramatic shots of Suleyman Shah fighters lining up in the shape of the Arabic phrase [15 اذار] which translate to “March 15”. [embedded …

Mar 17 2021

Syrian Mercenaries To Leave Libya Within Two Weeks Under Turkish-US Agreement – Report

Donate Illustrative image The US and Turkey have reached a breakthrough agreement that will see Syrian mercenaries withdrawing from Libya within two weeks, the Sky News Arabia reported on March 16, citing sources with knowledge on the matter. According to the UAE-based channel, the agreement was the result of extensive talks between the ambassadors of the US and Turkey in Libya. “Libyan officials were informed of the agreement’s terms,” one of the sources told Sky News Arabia. Turkey deployed thousands of Syrian militants in Libya to support its allies in the Government of National Accord. The militants helped repel a …

Mar 14 2021

EXCLUSIVE Interview With Sheikh Al-Senussi On Libyan Reconciliation Process

Donate Sheikh Al-Senussi Al-Heliq Al-Zawi (C). Archive image Dear friends, SouthFront is a public organisation that provides an independent platform for various points of view on the most relevant issues of international relations, on-going armed conflicts and crises. We offer you an exclusive interview with the President of the Zawi Tribe Council and Vice President of the Supreme Council of Libyan Tribes, the Sheikh Al-Senussi Al-Haleq Al-Zawi, where he presents his National Reconciliation Plan, describes the role of regional actors and the United Nations in the peacemaking process, current oil extraction issues and the prospects for his country. The on-going …

Feb 21 2021

Turkey Is Still Recruiting Syrian Militants To Fight In Libya: Monitoring Group

Donate Illustrative image Turkey is still recruiting Syrian military to fight in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on February 21. In a report, the London-based monitoring group said Ankara continues to ignore the intra-Libyan agreement reached on October 23 of 2020. The agreement stated that all foreign fighters should leave the country within three months. The deadline ended on January 23. However, Turkish-backed militants are still in Libya. “The mercenaries who were sent by the Turkish government to serve its interests in Libya are still there and their return is still on halt,” the SOHR’s report …

Feb 2 2021

In-Fighting Among Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s Forces (Map Update)

Donate Click to see full-size image On February 1, internal clashes between the LNA forces were reported in the city of Sirte On February 2, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that the Libyan soldiers who underwent a training course in Turkey had returned to Libya On February 1, a Libyan delegation of about 70 individuals departed for Geneva to designate an interim prime minister and Presidential counci MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate FORUM

Dec 5 2020

Turkey Plans To Deploy More Syrian Militants In Libya Despite Ongoing Peace Talks

Turkey has halted the withdrawal of Syrian mercenaries from Libya and is planning to deploy even more of them in the war-torn country despite the recent progress in the Intra-Libyan peace talks, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on December 5. According to the London-based monitoring group, Turkey halted the withdrawal of mercenaries from Libya more than 20 days ago. The last batch returned to Syria in mid-November. Turkey is now reportedly preparing to send a new batch of Syrian mercenaries to Libya, where a ceasefire has largely held for several months. The ongoing peace talks between the …

Aug 1 2020

Turkey Deployed 27,000 Syrian Militants, Jihadists In Libya: Monitoring Group

Donate Illustrative image. Turkey is still deploying Syrian militants and jihadists of different nationalities in Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed in a report on August 1. According to the London-based monitoring group, a new batch of Syrian militants and jihadist arrived in Libya in the last few days. The SOHR estimates that Turkey has deployed more than 17,000 Syrian militants, including 350 children, in Libya so far. At least 6,000 of them returned to Syria in the recent few months after receiving full payment. “Turkey continues to bring …

Jun 12 2020

Former Hayat Tahrir al-Sham Field Commander Killed In Libya

Donate A prominent Syrian terrorist known as Abu Yarub al-Ithri was killed while he was fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya. Libyan sources confirmed on June 12 that al-Ithri was killed in an airstrike by the Libyan Air Force on the outskirt of the coastal town of Sirte. The terrorist was taking part in the ongoing GNA attack on the town. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed that al-Ithri, whose real name is “Samir al-Atrash,” was a former field commander of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). Samir al-Atrash, aka Abu Yarub al-Ithri. Source: …

Jun 7 2020

How Are The Latest Changes On The Battlefield In Libya Affecting International Diplomatic Efforts?

Donate Map of Libya and neighbouring countries After 14 months and hundreds of lives lost, military commander of the ‘Libyan National Army’ (LNA) Khalifa Haftar’s attempt to seize Tripoli is over, for the moment at least. On June 5, forces of the ‘Government of National Accord’ (GNA) captured the city of Tarhuna, the LNA’s last major stronghold in western Libya, a day after the GNA announced that it had retaken the Greater Tripoli area in its entirety. General Khalifa Haftar’s military campaign to capture Tripoli, the seat of the GNA since early 2016, began in April of 2019. The military …

May 30 2020

Prominent Turkish-Backed Syrian Commander Killed In Libya

Donate On May 30, the Libyan National Army (LNA) announced that its units had eliminated a prominent Turkish-backed Syrian commander. According to the army, the commander, Murad Abu Hamoud al-Azizi, was killed during clashes on a highway leading to the Tripoli Irrational Airport, a few kilometers south of the capital. عاجلمقتل القيادي في فرقة السلطان مراد “ابو حمود العزيزي” برصاص احد عناصر الفرقة في #ليبيا pic.twitter.com/YiVVeXW4Yc — ثوار تويتر/ردينة سليم (@SRoudinah) May 29, 2020 Al-Azizi was allegedly leading militants from the Sultan Murad Division in Libya. The group is one of several Turkish-backed factions which deployed militants in Libya to …

May 29 2020

13 Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants, Including Children, Killed In Libya In Last Few Days: Monitoring Group

Donate Illustrative image A total 13 Syrian militants, including two minors, were killed in the last few days while fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 29. According to the UK-based monitoring group, the militants were killed during clashes with the Libyan National Army (LNA) around the capital, Tripoli, and near the city of Misrata. “The slain [militants] are from the factions of the al-Mu’tasim Brigade, the al-Sultan Murad Brigade, the Northern Hawks Brigade, the al-Hamza Division and the Suleyman Shah Brigade,” the group’s report reads. With …

May 21 2020

Number Of Syrian Militants Killed In Libya Tops 300: Monitoring Group

Donate Illustrative image. The number of Turkish-backed Syrian militants that died in Libya has grown to 311, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 21. Syrian miltiants were fighting on behalf of the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). According to the UK-based monitoring group, at least 18 of the slain militants were minors. The observatory revealed in a previous report that Turkey is now recruiting child soldiers for its campaign in Libya. Citing several sources with knowledge on the situation in Libya, the SOHR said Syrian militants played a key role in the GNA’s recent successful …

May 17 2020

More Syrian Militants Arrive In Libya Despite Mounting Losses

Donate Illustrative image At least eleven Turkish-backed Syrian militants, including a minor, were recently killed while fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 17. According to the monitoring group, the militants were killed in clashes with the Libyan National Army (LNA) around the capital, Tripoli, and near the city of Misrata. The slain militants were fighting in the ranks of the al-Mu’tasim Brigade, the al-Sultan Murad Brigade, the Northern Hawks Brigade, the al-Hamza Division and the Suleyman Shah Brigade. The SOHR also dismissed recent reports claiming that …

May 13 2020

Turkey Is Deploying Child Soldiers In Libya – Report

Donate Illustrative image Turkey is recruiting Syrian child soldiers and sending them to fight for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 13. According to the UK-based monitoring group, a total of 150 child soldiers, aging between 16 and 18, has been deployed in Libya, thus far. “Many children under the age of 18 go from Idlib and the northern Aleppo countryside to Afrin … In Afrin they are recruited by pro-Turkey factions then sent to fight for the GNA in its battles against the Haftar forces [the Libyan …

May 10 2020

Libyan Army Eliminates Turkish-Backed Syrian Commander In Special Operation (Photos)

Donate The Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on May 10 that its units had eliminated a senior Turkish-backed Syrian commander. In a short statement, the army said that commander, identified as Mohamed Hindawi, was killed in a special operation near the town of Ain Zara in the early hours of the morning. Ain Zara is located right to the south of theLibyan capital, Tripoli. The LNA’s media center released photos showing the dead body of Hindawi as well his military ID, which appears to be issued by Turkey. Click to see full-size image. Source: LNA’s media center Click to see …

May 10 2020

New Batch Of Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Arrives In Libya

Donate Illustrative image A new batch of 250 Turkish-backed Syrian militants has arrived in Libya to defend the Government of National Accord (GNA), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on May 10. According to the London-based monitoring group, the number of Syrian militants fighting for the GNA in Libya has risen to 8,250. “The [new] batch includes fighters from the town of al-Atarib as well as others from other Syrian areas, they were recruited in the ranks of the Sultan Murad Division and the Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror Brigade by fighters who returned from Libya on a visit,” …

May 9 2020

More Syrian Militants Return From Libya In Coffins

Donate Illustrative image. At least seven Syrian militants were killed in the last few days while fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 9. According to the monitoring group, the dead bodies of the militants were sent to the Turkish-occupied part of northern Aleppo. The militants were killed in clashes with the Libyan National Army (LNA) around the capital, Tripoli, and the city of Misrata. “The death toll of pro-Turkish factions as a result of military operations in Libya has reached 268,” the UK-based group said in …

May 2 2020

Over 20 Syrian Militants Killed In Libya In Past Few Days: Monitoring Group

Donate Illustrative image At least 26 Turkish-backed Syrian militants were killed while fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya in the past few days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 2. According to the UK-based monitoring group, the militants were killed in the course of clashes with the Libyan National Army (LNA) on different frontlines. “According to the observatory’s sources, the dead [militants] were killed during clashes on the axes of Salah Al-Din neighborhood south of Tripoli, the Ramla axes near Tripoli airport and the axes of the al-Hadba project, also in the …

May 2 2020

POV Video Documents Last Moments Of Syrian Mercenary Group In Libya

Donate On May 2, the Libyan National Army (LNA) released a video documenting the very last minutes of a group of Syrian mercenaries fighting on the side of the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). The group was neutralized by LNA units during clashes in the district of Saladin, right to the south of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. The video shows the mercenaries heading aboard a Turkish ACV-15 armored personnel carrier (APV) to storm a villa in the district. Minutes after arriving in the villa, the group got hit with an ordnance. [embedded content] Most of the group’s militants were …

Apr 25 2020

Thousands Of Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Arrive in Libya

Donate Illustrative image Turkey has deployed a new batch of at least 2,100 Syrian militants in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on April 25. The London-based monitoring group said the number of Syrians fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya is 7,400. Around 2,500 others are now preparing for deployment in the north African country. “Hundreds of fighters are preparing to move from Syria to Turkey, as the process of registering new lists of names by the Syrian National Army’s factions continues upon the orders of the Turkish intelligence,” the SOHR’s report reads. …

Apr 24 2020

Turkey Suspends Support To One its Syrian Proxy Groups For Refusing To Send Fighters To Libya

Donate Faylaq al-Rahman militant during Turkish-led attack on northeast Syria in 2019. Turkey has suspended support to Faylaq al-Rahman, one of its proxy groups in Syria, for refusing to send militants to Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on April 24. According to the UK-based monitoring group, the so-called Syrian National Army (SNA), an umbrella group for Turkish proxies, ordered Faylaq al-Rahman to prepare lists of militants willing to go fight for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya more than two months ago. However, Faylaq al-Rahman’s commanders didn’t fulfill the order. The SNA quickly responded …

Apr 23 2020

Turkey Deploys More Syrian Militants In Libya As Many Return In Coffins

Donate Fighters loyal to the internationally recognised Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), the Libyan capital Tripoli on January 12, 2020. (Photo by Mahmud TURKIA / AFP) (Photo by MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP via Getty Images) Turkey has deployed dozens of additional Syrian militants in Libya, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on April 23. “Turkey continues to transfer mercenaries to Libya to fight alongside the National Accord Government (GNA) in its battles with the Libyan National Army (LNA) … The Syrian Observatory has monitored the arrival of a new batch of dozens of fighters from pro-Ankara factions to Libya,” …

Apr 23 2020

Turkish Puppets Accuse ‘Wagner Mercenaries’ Of Nerve Agent Attack In Libya

Donate Click to see full-size image If anybody was wondering what was missing in the Libya conflict, wonder no more – it is chemical attack accusations. The mythical Russian PMC “Wagner” was accused of having used nerve agents against Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA). The GNA interior minister Fathi Bashagha said that the legendary mercenaries had used a nerve agent against the Turkish-backed forces in the Salah al-Din area in southern Tripoli. “We are in a strong cooperation with Turkey, US and UK to ensure security in Libya,” Bashagha said. He also did say that in addition to Turkey …

Apr 11 2020

Turkey Sends More Syrian Militants To Libya As Battle Heats Up

Donate Turkish-backed militants loot shops after seizing control of Afrin on March 18, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Turkey has sent a new batch of Syrian militants to Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on April 11. According to the London-based monitoring group, around 300 militants from the Turkish-backed Sultan Murad Brigade, the Northern Hawks Brigade and the al-Sham Corps arrived in Libya in the last few days. “A new batch of at least 150 members of the Sultan Murad faction, set off, in the past few hours and days, …

Apr 5 2020

Number Of Syrians Killed In Libya Rises Again As Turkey Withholds Militants’ Salaries

Donate Illustrative image The number of Syrian militants who were killed fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya has risen to 165, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on April 5. According to the London-based monitoring group, nine militants from the Mu’tasim Division, the Sultan Murad Division, the Northern Hawks Brigade, the al-Hamza Divsion and the Suleyman Shah Brigade were killed during clashes with the Libyan National Army (LNA). “According to the observatory’s sources, the dead [militants] were killed during clashes on the axes of Salah Al-Din neighborhood south of Tripoli, the Ramla axis near …

Mar 28 2020

Prominent Turkish Militant Killed While Fighting In Libya – Reports

Donate The Media Center of the Libyan National Army (LNA) operations room announced on March 28 that a Turkish militant who fought in Syria for years was killed in Libya. In an official statement, the center said the militant, known as Murat Polat, was killed in a failed attack on LNA positions around the country’s capital, Tripoli. “The militias [forces loyal to the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA)] were pushed back, as a result they sustained heavy losses including this mercenary,” the statement reads. Several sources claimed that Polat was killed along with five other Turkmen militants. All the …

Mar 27 2020

103 Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Killed In Libya Within 72 Hours, LNA Claims

Donate At least 103 Turkish-backed Syrian militants were killed in Libya in the last 72 hours, the Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on March 26. The slain militants were a part of a large force from the Syrian National Army (SNA) which was deployed by Turkey in Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA). “The fall of this number of causalities prompted the leaders of the so-called SNA of Turkey to issue instructions to prevent the publication of any obituaries for them, prevent condolence councils and to not inform their families all at once, but in batches with …

Mar 25 2020

Turkish-Backed Syrian Militant Captured In Libya (Video)

Donate The Libyan National Army (LNA) has captured a Turkish-backed Syrian militant who was fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA). In a video released on March 25 the militant identified himself as “Mohamad al-Muti” from Syria’s Homs. The militant was reportedly captured during clashes around the town of Ain Zara to the southeast of the capital, Tripoli. “They took us on the promise that we will be deployed in Syria, only to find ourselves in Libya,” the militant says in the video, adding that he arrived in the country only 15 days earlier. The militant also revealed that …

Mar 21 2020

Number Of Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Killed In Libya Jumps To 143

Donate Meet the former US-supported FSA, now Turkish-backed FSA, who are committing the same war crimes in Syria they’ve been for years. The number of Turkish-backed Syrian militants who were killed fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya has risen to 143, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on March 21. According to the London-based monitoring group, 14 Syrian militants from Palmyra, Salqin, al-Bukamal and al-Bab were killed in Libya over the last few days. “The death toll in the ranks of pro-Turkey factions as a result of the military operations in Libya has reached …

Mar 19 2020

Five Syrian Militants Killed Fighting For Turkey In Libya

Donate Fighters loyal to the internationally recognized Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) gesture as they keep a look out on the roof of a building in an area south of the Libyan capital Tripoli on January 12, 2020. (Photo by Mahmud TURKIA / AFP) (Photo by MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP via Getty Images) Five militants from the Syrian province of Idlib were killed while fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, Syria’s Eldorar reported on March 19. The pro-opposition outlet identified the slain militants as Adi Qala’, Ali al-Essa, Muhammad al-Kharafan, Ahmed al-Qarda and Muhammad Ramadan. The five …

Mar 7 2020

Over 100 Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Were Killed In Libya – Report

Donate Meet the former US-supported FSA, now Turkish-backed FSA, who are committing the same war crimes in Syria they’ve been for years. The number of Turkish-backed Syrian militants who were killed fighting for the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya has risen to 117, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed in a report on March 7. According to the London-based monitoring group, the slain militants fought in the ranks of the Mu’tasim Division, the Sultan Murad Division, the Northern Hawks Brigade, the Hamza Division and Suleiman Shah Brigade. These groups are all members of the so-called Syrian …

Mar 5 2020

In Video: LNA Eliminates Syrian Militant In Tripoli Security Operation

Donate The Libyan National Army (LNA) has eliminated a Syrian militant in a security operation inside the country’s capital, Tripoli, the al-Marsad news outlet revealed on March 5. Sources with knowledge on the matter told the outlet that the operation was carried out in cooperation with personnel of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Interior Ministry, who oppose Turkish military intervention in Libya. “A cooperation with Libyan elements affiliated with the GNA Interior [Ministry] who oppose the presence of the Syrians, ended up with the capture and interrogation of the militant … valuable information was obtained from him,” the source …