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Heavy clashes near Libya’s Tripoli amid ‘new phase of attack’

Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the country’s UN-recognised government launched a counterattack to repel fighters allied to renegade General Khalifa Haftar. Residents of the city said they could hear sustained rocket and artillery fire in several districts of …

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Libyan GNA Accuses France of Supporting Haftar, Halts Cooperation With Paris

Earlier in the day, it was reported by The Libya Observer that Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s army had regained control over the Tamanhint Base following the withdrawal of the South Protection Force loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA).

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Russia’s Mediation Goals in Libya

On April 8, Russia blocked a resolution in the UN Security Council that would have called upon Libyan National Army leader Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive in Tripoli, which began on April 4.

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UN condemns latest clashes in Libya’s Tripoli

The United Nations on Wednesday described the latest series of rocket fire in Libya’s capital Tripoli as the “heaviest fighting” since the outbreak began, and strongly condemned the shelling, Anadolu reports. A barrage of shells struck the Abu Salim neighborhood and districts of Algrarat and Salahuddin in the capital late …

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