Ongoing civil war
The Libyan Coast Guard loyal to Field marshal Khalifa Haftar seizes a Grenada-flagged ship with a Turkish crew off the coast of Derna, Libya, according to a spokesman for the Libyan National Army.
Turkish-backed GNA forces enter the strategic Libyan National Army-held town of Tarhuna, west of Tripoli. The town is considered to be a stronghold for Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar. The GNA operations room say its forces have reached the centre of the town.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) says they are in full control of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, after forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA), loyal to Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, retreat from the capital after months of intense clashes in the city.
The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Khalifa Haftar, carries out massive artillery bombardment of Tripoli, Libya's capital, in a push to capture the city from Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) forces. Turkey says Haftar's forces are now "legitimate targets" if attacks on its interests continue.
The National Oil Corporation of Libya reports that LNA forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Haftar fired multiple rockets toward Mitiga International Airport, Tripoli's only functioning airport. The rockets hit jet fuel tanks and damaged a plane.
In a televised address, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar says his Libyan National Army is accepting a "popular mandate" to rule the country, seemingly declaring himself the ruler of Libya and dismissing the House of Representatives. An adviser to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord says Haftar has exposed himself as an authoritarian.
Libyan National Army Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar declares a no-fly zone for military aircraft over western Libya, after LNA forces were targeted by airstrikes from GNA warplanes that took off from Misrata Airport.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) launches a surprise offensive in western Libya, moving units towards the Government of National Accord-held capital Tripoli, with reports of clashes in the city of Gharyan. The LNA say their operation, ordered by General Khalifa Haftar, is aimed at "cleansing the western zone from terrorist groups".