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Libya government fears Haftar prepping new push on Tripoli

Libya’s UN-recognised government said on Saturday it feared forces led by strongman Khalifa Haftar were prepping a new “military escalation” in their months-long push to take Tripoli. Deadly fighting has rocked the capital’s outskirts since Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive on April 4 to take the city from the Governmentof National Accord.

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Mainly pro Hafter HoR members meet in Cairo and propose a five-point peace plan

Members of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR), seen as being politically aligned with Khalifa Hafter and his Libyan National Army (LNA), participated in a conference in Cairo on Sunday and came out with a five-point plan to end Libya’s crisis.

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Libya’s Foreign Minister accuses US, France and Russia of hampering a Security Council resolution against Tripoli offensive

The Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala said in a briefing on his ministry work at the Tripoli-based House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday that the UN Security Council had failed to issue a resolution for Tripoli offensive because of the US, Russia and France’s reservations and prolongation.

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‘No military solution’: World powers urge Libya de-escalation

France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United States and Italy have called for an immediate end of hostilities around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and warned that “terrorist groups” are attempting to exploit the country’s security vacuum.

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Saving Lives in Libya’s Nightmarish War

On July 3, 2019, an airstrike by the forces of Libyan General Khalifa Haftar on a migrant detention center in Tajura, a neighborhood outside the capital, Tripoli, killed fifty-three migrants and refugees. Scenes of carnage in the ruined facility—“it was horrible, blood is everywhere, somebody’s guts in pieces,” related one …

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