APRNEWS - Libya’s internationally recognised government said Monday its head Fayez al-Sarraj will tour Europe to seek support against an attack on Tripoli by strongman Khalifa Haftar, who urged his troops to “wipe out” government forces.
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APRNEWS - Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who launched an offensive against Tripoli last month, urged his troops to inflict “an even harder” lesson on forces loyal to the country’s internationally recognised government.
APRNEWS - Forces backing Libya’s internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground.
APRNEWS - 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.
APRNEWS - Libya’s UN backed government of National Accord has made a call for political dialogue with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Mohamed Siala at a news conference in Tripoli also called for an end to the fighting.
APRNEWS - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar who is under intense international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli.
The meeting came as Libya's UN-backed government said its forces shot down a fighter jet belonging to forces of strongman Haftar south of Tripoli on Sunday.
REUTERS - With two brothers in jail, the family house gone and her papers lost in the battle for Benghazi, Fatma is finding it hard to restart her life at the other end of Libya but impossible to imagine going back.