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Uneasy calm descends on Tripoli frontlines after failed attempts by Haftar’s forces to retake lost positions

An uneasy calm has descended on southern Tripoli frontlines after a day of heavy fighting. Saturday saw heavy clashes between the Libyan Army forces under the command of Presidential Council’s government and Khalifa Haftar’s forces on different frontlines, with the former advancing and seizing new positions.

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30 killed, over 100 injured from Haftar’s forces as Libyan Army launches all-out offensive in southern Tripoli

The Libyan Army forces under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has conducted today an all-out offensive on Khalifa Haftar’s forces in southern Tripoli frontlines and Souq Al-Khamis Imsahel, while carrying out airstrikes on different frontlines, including Sagiyah in Tarhouna. 

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What’s behind strained relations between Egypt and Libya’s GNA?

Libyan Foreign Minister Fathi Bashagha with the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) rejected on Aug. 23 in an interview with the German News Agency the Egyptian regime’s support for the Libyan National Army (LNA), which is led by Field Marshall Khalifa Hifter.

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Salame to UNSC: fighter deaths in thousands, arms embargo is ineffective, both sides ready for peace due to battle fatigue and external state interference main driver of Libya conflict

In his latest update on the Libyan situation to the UN Security Council yesterday, the head of UNSMIL, Gassan Salame said that there has now been over 100 civilian deaths, 300 injured and 120,000 displaced as well as fighter deaths ‘‘in the low thousands’’ as a result of the war …

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