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Haftar’s Rebranded Coups: Haftar’s ability to frame coups as “wars on terror” ensures his international support, but masks a destructive manipulation of tribal dynamics.

A few months after his April 4 surprise assault on Tripoli to unseat the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Khalifa Haftar, leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), lost control of Gharyan on June 26. The LNA has since been steadily losing ground in heavy fighting in …

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Libyan GNA Sarajj Says Will Not Stop Military Op Until LNA Withdraws to Pre-War Positions

The forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) will not stop military operations until troops of their rival Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, are withdrawn to their pre-war positions, GNA head Fayez Sarraj said.

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Libya’s Al-Sarraj says Turkey’s military backup is inter-country defense cooperation

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said the Turkish military support for the government in Tripoli comes at the request of the legitimate Libyan government to defend the capital and its residents against the attacking forces.

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Schools are not a target; UNICEF reacts to Al-Alamain school shelling in Tripoli

UNICEF has condemned the latest shelling on Al-Alamain school in Tripoli on Saturday. In a thread on Twitter, the UNICEF said the children and the teachers were not at school during the time of the incident, as the academic year has ended on the 17th of July.

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UN humanitarian coordinator in Libya condemns “disgraceful” airstrike on Tripoli field hospital

The Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in Libya Bérangère Böell-Yousfi expressed Monday her strong condemnation of the disgraceful shelling on Al-Alamain school and Az Zawiyah Field Hospital in Airport road area, south of Tripoli, depriving thousands of people from accessing basic services.

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Sarraj puts forward conditions of political process

The head of the presidential council of the internationally recognised Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Sarraj, has informed the Head of the UN Mission in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, about the conditions of the resumption of the political process in the country, which has been frozen since the attack of retired …

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