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LNA air strikes on Derna after Hafter appoints new head of operations

After a lull of several months, aircraft belonging to the Libyan National Army (LNA) once again attacked Derna this evening. Several sites belonging to the powerful local Abu Sleem brigade are said to have been hit, mainly weapons depots. Casualties are unknown although the LNA claims to have killed two …

Southern municipalities declare Libya’s south “afflicted region”

The mayors of Libya’s south issued a statement on Tuesday saying the southern region has become a disaster-stricken and a forsaken region amid the ongoing power outages, which reached day 10 consecutively in some cities, causing shortages in water and health problems.

Blockade in west Tripoli continues over arrest of local warlord

Streets in several areas of western Tripoli remained blocked today for the third day running today as a local militia continued to try to force the release of their commander, Adel Sifau. Locally known as “Shita”, he was arrested on Friday by the Rada (”Deterrence”) forces following a series of …

Angry Fezzan HoR members suspend HoR membership over region’s woes

A number of members of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the south of the country have suspended their membership in protest over the on-going blackouts in region as well as the lack of fuel and cooking gas. They claim that while the power shortages in and around Tripoli have …