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Guards repel assault on Libya’s biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages

An armed group attacked Libya’s largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s effort to capture the capital Tripoli, Reuters reports.

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UN warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Libya

Fierce fighting for control of Libya’s capital that has already displaced tens of thousands of people threatens to bring a further worsening of humanitarian conditions, a senior UN official has warned.

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UN-backed Libyan government forcing refugees and migrants to fight Haftar’s forces, detainees say

Scores of vulnerable refugees and migrants have reportedly been freed from detention centres only to be forced to fight for militias linked to the UN-recognised Libyan government on the frontlines of its offensive against renegade General Khalifa Haftar.

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Libya’s GNA to launch offensive on Haftar’s forces ‘within days’

Troops loyal to Libya‘s internationally recognised government are preparing to launch a counteroffensive on renegade commander Khalifa Haftar‘s eastern-based forces currently struggling to maintain their positions along the capital’s southern outskirts, the Government of National Accord’s interior minister said.

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