2014
Jun June 21st: Haftar says ‘terrorists should leave now or die here.’ Mufti calls for anti-Haftar jihad
Jul
Aug Aug 3rd: BRSC overrun Saiqa base in Benghazi
Aug 25th: HoR responds to the triumph of Libya Dawn by branding it terrorists
Sep
Oct Oct 19th: Hafter reverses slide in Benghazi with major offensive
Nov Nov 23rd: Haftar courts Ferjan tribe of Sirte in Dawn/Dignity wars
Dec Dec 14th: Anti-ISIS coalition between Haftar and DMSC in response to Shuruq
2015
Jan
Feb Feb 16th: Egypt bombs Derna
Mar Mar 28th: Misrata tries to dislodge ISIS from Sirte
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug Aug 17th: Rebellion against ISIS in Sirte
Sep Sept 28th: Heavy fighting across the east, cooperation between LNA & DMSC
Oct
Nov Nov 23rd: Assassinations in Ajdabiya stoke tensions between LNA and PFG
Dec Dec 22nd: Joint Operations Room set up in Sabratha after explosions
2016
Jan Jan 5th: Jadhran says Haftar is as bad as ISIS
Feb
Mar Mar 2nd: LNA declares Ajdabiya liberated and makes significant gains in Benghazi
Mar 29th: Misrata militias declare support for GNA
Apr Apr 5th: UN-mediated Presidential Council arrives in Tripoli
May May 9th: PC sets up operations room to combat ISIS in Sirte area
Jun June 6th: GNA reinstates Jadhran as head of PFG, advances on Sirte
Jul July 11th: LNA suffers setbacks after suicide attacks, Jadhran occupies Zueitina port
Aug Aug 22nd: HoR rejects GNA, tensions grow in Tripoli between rival militias
Sep Sept 13th: Haftar seizes oil crescent ports from Jadhran
Oct Oct 4th: Haftar and LNA continue militarization of eastern Libya
Oct 14th: Khalifa al-Ghwell seizes Rixos in Tripoli in coup attempt
Nov Nov 1st: Third Force cede control of Brak al-Shatti to LNA
Nov 28th: PM Serraj says PC will not submit new cabinet to HoR
Dec Dec 7th: BDB forces attempt to retake oil ports from LNA, LNA extend control to Brak al-Shati
2017
Jan Jan 3rd: PC deputy prime minister for South Musa al-Koni resigns
Jan 31st: Dialogue group agree in principle amendments to the LPA
Feb Feb 14th: Anti-GNA militias form ‘Libyan National guard’ as tensions rise in Tripoli
Mar Mar 7th: GNA condemns BDB takeover of oil crescent ports
Mar 21st: Pro-GNA militias evict Ghwell from Tripoli
Apr Apr 11th: Clashes escalate between LNA and Misratans near Sebha
Apr 25th: Saleh and Swehli meet in Rome
May May 23rd: GNA-affiliated forces kill up to 140 LNA fighters in surprise attack on Brak al-Shatti airbase
May 30th: Pro-GNA militias evict hard-line anti-GNA militias from Tripoli
Jun Jun 14th: A Zintani militia claims to have released Saif al-Islam al-Qadhafi.
Jun 17th: A convoy of anti-GNA militias from Misrata attempted to deploy to Tripoli.
Jul Jul 14th: GNA President Serraj announced a new plan to realize the LPA, which would include parliamentary and Presidential elections.
Jul 25th: LNA Commander Haftar and GNA PM Serraj have ‘committed to a ceasefire’
Aug Aug 29th: Haftar, Nayed and Igtit have indirectly launched their bids for candidacy in prospective presidential elections in 2018
Sep Sep 16th: Clashes broke out in Sabratha among units affiliated with the Anas Dabbashi Brigade and the 48 Brigade
Oct Oct 6th: The Anti-ISIS Operations Room announced its control of Sabratha after defeating the Anas Dabbashi Brigade
Nov Nov 20th: The HoR voted to approve the proposed amendments to the 2015 Libyan Political Agreement (LPA)
Nov 23rd: The HCS President Swehli issued a statement rejecting the HoR vote
Dec Dec 6th: UN Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame co-chaired the official launch of the voter registration process for elections in 2018
Dec 17th: The 17 December ‘expiry’ date of the LPA was marked by an official television announcement from Khalifa Haftar declaring the LPA and its institutions expired
2018
Jan Jan 24th: Mahmoud al-Werfalli publicly executed 10 people imprisoned by the LNA in Benghazi following a double bomb attack in the city.
Feb Feb 7th: Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a LNA commander wanted by the ICC, handed himself into the LNA for questioning.
Mar Mar 20th: The sixth round of discussions aimed at unifying Libya’s military concluded in Cairo.
Apr Apr 10th: Unconfirmed reports began circulating that LNA commander Khalifa Haftar was transferred a hospital France.
Apr 8th: Khalid Mishri was elected as the President of the High Council of State.
May May 7th: Khalifa Haftar announced that the ‘zero hour’ for the ‘liberation’ of Derna had begun.
May 11th: The PC announced a decree that would significantly expand the powers of the Rada
Jun Jun 14th: Forces under the command of Ibrahim Jadhran attacked and took control of Sidra and Ras Lanuf oil ports
Jun 25th: Khalifa Haftar ordered all ports ‘liberated’ from Ibrahim Jadhran to be handed over to the Benghazi-based National Oil Corporation
Jul Jul 10th: Forces under the command of Ibrahim Jadhran attacked and took control of Sidra and Ras Lanuf oil ports
Jul 11th: The NOC lifted force majeure on all of the Oil Crescent ports and Tobruq’s Hariga port
Aug Aug 26th: The Kani militia deployed from Tarhuna to south Tripoli
Sep Sep 25th: A ceasefire was brokered between the Tripoli Protection Force and Tarhuna’s 7th Brigade
Oct Oct 6th: The GNA and its new UN-backed Security Arrangements Committee announced new security arrangements in Tripoli
Nov Nov 7th: The Governors of competing Central Banks of Libya reach a consensus on audit terms
Dec Dec 4th: The LNA state that they have removed “terrorist” elements from the area around Tazirbu
2019
Jan Jan 15th: LNA confirmed that an operation to liberate southern Libya from “terrorist” groups is underway
Feb Feb 13th: GNA claim it coordinated an airstrike with joint U.S.-Libyan forces targeting al-Qaeda members near Awbari
Mar Mar 17th: The eastern-based Interim government’s launchs a security operation to remove “terrorists and criminals” from Libya’s South
Apr Apr 4th: LNA leader Khalifa Haftar released a statement declaring Operation “Flood of Dignity” to liberate Tripoli
May May 20th: The Chief of Staff of the LNA Naval Forces declared a state of emergency with a ban on shipments to all western maritime ports

On 8 January, the GNA Minister of Interior announced the launch of Operation ‘Snake Hunting’ to target militants and human smugglers in Libya’s western region. On 9 January, senior figures in western Libya issued a joint statement reiterating their support for a new transitional National Unity Government to prepare the national elections planned for 24 December 2021.

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On 29 December, the HoR-aligned government in eastern Libya temporarily appointed a new chief for the Internal Security Department, Brigadier General Muhammed Hassan Kamil al-Tarhouni. On 31 December, the GNA issued a decree allocating 1 billion LYD to its Ministry of Defence. On 3 January, armed skirmishes occurred in Sebha between the LNA and GNA-aligned forces. On 3 January, a Madkhali armed group attacked a cemetery in Surman.

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On 24 December, Haftar called on Libyans to take up arms to remove Turkish forces from Libyan soil. On 23 December both the GNA and the LNA issued statements accusing each other of mobilising on the Sirte-Jufra frontline. On 25 December, GNA-aligned forces and the LNA conducted a prisoner exchange.

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On 14 December, clashes occurred between the Sirte Military Police and the LNA’s 128 Brigade. On 15 December, UNSMIL confirmed that the LPDF is unable to agree on a new Libyan transitional executive authority. On 16 December, the GNA Minister of Defence announced he had formed a committee to follow up on LNA ‘war crimes’.

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On 11 December, the GNA Defence Minister claimed in an interview that the LNA had violated its ceasefire agreement with the GNA. On 12 December, the ‘former’ commander of the TRB, Haithem Tajouri, returned to Libya. On 14 December, 32 members of the LPDF threatened to resign.

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Over the last week, the LNA strengthened its defenses and mobilized troops, particularly on the Sirte-Jufra axis. On 5 December, the Libyan Revolutionaries Leadership Gathering held a conference in Zawiyya where it ‘urged all Libyan authorities to work toward activating the role of the Libyan National Guard’. On 6 December, the LNA issued a decree calling on its troops on the Sirte-Jufra frontlines to assume ‘a state of readiness.’. On the same day, the LNA mobilised in preparation to capture a military camp in Ubari. On 8 December, LNA forces detained a Turkish ship, which was apparently transporting medical products to Misrata port.

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