The Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA) decided to form a special operation chamber to lead the military operations against the Islamic State (IS) in the city of Sabratha.
Decision No. 4 for 2016 stated, in the first article, that the chamber is affiliated directly to the Presidential Council (PC) as “the supreme commander of the Libyan army.”
Article two stated that all military operations are forbidden inside Sabratha area by any military or paramilitary forces without direct orders from the formed chamber, except for self-defense acts.
The operations room is commanded by Omar Mabrouk Abdel-Jalil, besides members: Ibrahim Mohamed Abu Abdallah, Emhmed Mahfoud Emhamoud, Qayaz Mohamed Tayeb, Mohamed Mabrouk Muhra, Salah Mustafa, and Eissa Mohamed Saad Qrear.