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Haftar forces announce capture of Libya’s Derna

Forces loyal to Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar yesterday declared their control of new districts in Libya’s eastern city of Derna, where battles are taking place against the Derna Protection Forces (DPF). The announcement came in a statement by the Special Forces affiliated to Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) on Facebook.

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Amnesty International demands Haftar protect civilians and lift siege on Libya’s Derna

Amnesty International urged the leader of what it described as the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, and all parties involved in the fighting to urgently open humanitarian corridors to give impartial assistance and save the lives of civilians still trapped in the city as the army advances.

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Military operations of Haftar’s forces will “liberate” Tripoli and Misrata after Derna, spokesman says

The spokesman for the Omar al-Mukhtar Operations Room of the self-proclaimed army of Khalifa Haftar, Abdelkarim Sabra, said they are about to liberate Derna in east Libya from what he described as terrorism, adding that their forces will continue military actions throughout all of Libya.

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