Latest military reports indicate that Special French Commando Forces recently arrived in Libya to support Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar military operations in troubled Benghazi city.
A special control center has been set up from where French forces and the army of General Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi will be coordinated.
Coresponding reports from various OSINT sources say that these forces are currently stationed in Benina Air Base, east of Benghazi, the most important military base for troops loyal to Haftar.
However, the details about the number and the size of the forces have not been disclosed.
Events in Libya have recently escalated as a result of opposing political factions all eyeing on the wealth from the oil.
The power wrangles in the country have created a vacuum from the militants group allied to the Islamic State have invaded the nation.
Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar announced enhancement of military operations with his recent operations saw his forces seize Ajdabia located in the east of the country and taking control the Al-Muraisah Port.
Haftar’s troops waged a military operation in Benghazi, 1,000 kilometres to the east of Libya, last Saturday in which 19 Islamic State militants were killed.
Libya has been faced by militancy challenge with Islamic State establishing foothold in the strategic city of Sirte. The militants are heading south for fear of U.S. airstrikes, according Libyan military sources.