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Libya’s GNA forces shoot down UAE-purchased Chinese drone near Misurata

Burkan Al-Ghadab operation under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has confirmed on Facebook that its defense forces have shot down Wing Loong drone – made in China and bought by the UAE – that is used by Khalifa Haftar’s forces in their attacks on Tripoli and …

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Libyan Government of National Accord: ‘Haftar hiring foreign forces to attack Tripoli’

Major General Osama Joueili, Commander of the Western Military Region of the Government of National Accord (GNA), announced that his forces took “unexpected” countermeasures in anticipation of an external air attack on the capital Tripoli.

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Haftar’s Rebranded Coups: Haftar’s ability to frame coups as “wars on terror” ensures his international support, but masks a destructive manipulation of tribal dynamics.

A few months after his April 4 surprise assault on Tripoli to unseat the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Khalifa Haftar, leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), lost control of Gharyan on June 26. The LNA has since been steadily losing ground in heavy fighting in …

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Libya’s Al-Sarraj says Turkey’s military backup is inter-country defense cooperation

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said the Turkish military support for the government in Tripoli comes at the request of the legitimate Libyan government to defend the capital and its residents against the attacking forces.

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