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Haftar’s forces ‘shoot detained refugees’ amid ongoing Tripoli clashes

Refugees and migrants trapped in a detention centre on the front line of conflict in Tripoli for weeks say they were shot at indiscriminately on Tuesday by fighters affiliated to Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s forces advancing on Libya’s capital.

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Libya’s Presidential Council Spokesman: No dialogue until attacking forces are defeated

The spokesman for the Presidential Council (PC) Muhannd Younis said the Head of the PC, Fayez Al-Sarraj is supervising the fighting against “Khalifa Haftar’s militias” as there would be no dialogue until they are defeated.

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After Trump’s telephone conversation with Haftar: UN confirms legitimacy of Government of National Accord

The United Nations confirmed on Monday that the Government of National Accord is the only recognised government in Libya, days after US President Donald Trump’s telephone conversation with retired Major General Khalifa Haftar who has been attacking the capital Tripoli.

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Libya’s Interior Minister asks Cyprus not to issue passports for Haftar’s sons

The Interior Minister of the Libyan Presidential Council’s government Fathi Bashagha has asked his counterpart in Cyprus not to issue passports for four sons of Khalifa Haftar, after news said they were applying for them currently.

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Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Refugees and migrants trapped in a detention centre on the front line of conflict in Tripoli for weeks say they were shot at indiscriminately on Tuesday by fighters aligned with eastern forces advancing on Libya’s capital. At least 10 people were seriously wounded by gunfire, detainees said.

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Eastern Libyan forces plan to intensify Tripoli offensive

Eastern Libyan forces said on Monday they would intensify an assault on Tripoli, the capital in the west of the country that is held by the internationally recognised government, as the death toll in a battle now in its third week rose to 254, Reuters reports.

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