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Libyan commander Haftar meets Egypt's Sisi as fighting erupts near Tripoli

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.


Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's state oil firm, two staff killed

REUTERS - Several armed men attacked the headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least two staff members, a security official said.

In the first attack of its kind against the top managers of Libya’s state oil industry, two of the gunmen were also killed and at least 10 NOC staff wounded, officials said.

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