Libya’s GNA forces launch counteroffensive to defend Tripoli Apr 08, 2019 0 580 12345 The army behind Libya''s UN-backed government has announced a counteroffensive to defend Tripoli, vowing to reclaim all areas seized by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, who have been marching on the outskirts of the capital. Colonel Mohamed Gnounou told reporters in Tripoli on Sunday that the counteroffensive, dubbed "Volcano of Anger", was aimed at "purging all Libyan cities of aggressor and illegitimate forces". The announcement came as Haftar''s forces said they conducted the first air raid on a Tripoli suburb as part of their aim to overthrow the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) and control Tripoli. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Amir meets Oman’s Consultative Council President Apr 08, 2019 0 1351 Qatar opens five new visa centres in India Apr 08, 2019 0 813 Call for promoting quality education for world peace Apr 08, 2019 0 797 UN praises Qatar for supporting counter-terrorism efforts QNA Doha Undersecretary of the UN Counter-Terrorism Office, Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, has praised the support provided by Qatar to the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism. Voronkov praised Qatar’s active .. Amir issues 2 laws on land transport DOHA The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Sunday issued Law No. (8) of 2019 on the regulation of road transport and Law No. (9) for the year 2019 on road transport of hazardous substances. The two laws will be .. Domestic helps to be brought under WPS soon: Official Tribune News Network Doha Qatari company for labour recruitment (WIZA) will provide skilled domestic workers on temporary basis to Qatari families and the families of residents as per their need and demand, according .. S Africa downgrades it’s embassy in Israel: Minister Johannesburg South Africa has downgraded its embassy in Tel Aviv, the foreign minister said on Sunday, following a decision taken by the ruling party more than a year ago. Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu told ..