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Libya government fears Haftar prepping new push on Tripoli

20 July 2019, 9:35 PM

Libya’s UN-recognised government said Saturday it feared forces led by strongman Khalifa Haftar were prepping a new “military escalation” in their months-long push to take Tripoli.

UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1,000

6 July 2019, 7:04 AM

The UN Security Council called Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants.

Turkey's support for Libya follows air strikes on Tajoura as part of Gen Haftar's Tripoli offensive.

Nearly 40 killed in an air strike on Libyan migrant centre

3 July 2019, 5:20 AM

Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike Tuesday night on their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital.

A Libyan boy displaced from the town of Tawergha fills containers with water at a displaced camp in Benghazi, Libya.

In battle for Libya’s oil, water becomes a casualty

2 July 2019, 9:34 AM

Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a wider crisis is now coming to a head in Libya.

Libya strongman’s forces say destroy Turkish drone 

30 June 2019, 10:10 PM

The forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said Sunday they had destroyed a Turkish drone in a strike on an airport in Tripoli.

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