More evidence has emerged showing that the Libyan National Army (LNA) continues to receive aircraft and armoured vehicles from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The LNA is a coalition of military units and allied militias that is fighting on behalf of the Tobruk-based government against Islamist militants and the Libya Dawn coalition that fights on behalf of the rival Tripoli-based government.

The LNA now appears to have five MiG-21s that are believed to have been supplied by Egypt. The aircraft seen in photographs released on social media channels associated with the LNA show that at least some of these aircraft are MiG-21MFs – a type not previously been in service in Libya – and painted in a brown and yellow camouflage scheme that is closer to one used on Egyptian MiG-21s than on Libyan ones. […]