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Libyan National Army ruled out a cease-fire in Tripoli and rejects the UN talks

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Libya's military commander in eastern Libya, Khalifa Hafer, said in an interview published in the French daily Le Journal du Dimanche that he ruled out a ceasefire in...
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The outbreak of fierce fighting in the Libyan capital

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Heavy fighting broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday as troops from eastern Libya, Libya's national army, began a fresh attempt to advance into the city,...
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Marshal Haftar steps up offensive south and east of Tripoli

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Libyan National Army under Marshal Khalifa Haftar is advancing south and east of Tripoli, spokesman Khalifa al-Obeidi told Sputnik. Libyan Marshal Khalifa Haftar forces are conducting an offensive...
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The death toll in the conflict in Libya has exceeded 440 people

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- As a result of clashes of the opposing forces near the Libyan capital Tripoli, 443 people have already died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. "443 people...

Nearly 300 African migrants rescued off the coast of Libya

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Coast Guard of Libya managed to save 290 drowning migrants during two operations in the Mediterranean off the coast of Tripoli, Western media reported on Friday. A coast...
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Massive bombardment hits the Libyan capital

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A compound in the center of the Libyan capital where opposition lawmakers met Khalifa Haftar on Friday for shelling caused material damage without recording casualties, while the authorities...
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Libya conflict: “Haftar is benefiting from the generosity of international actors, including France”

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) Jalel Harchaoui, research fellow at the Clingendael Institute, talks about the Libya conflict after Khalifa Haftar met Macron in Paris and ruled out a ceasefire. https://youtu.be/n4_g4WAD6mI --- This video is provided by France...
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UN warns Libya on brink of descending into civil war

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) The UN envoy for Libya has warned the Security Council that the country is on the brink of civil war. The country remains deeply divided since Gaddafi was toppled in...
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Libyan gunmen disrupt main water supply line to besieged Tripoli

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Gunmen cut a main water supply line into the besieged Libyan capital Tripoli, increasing the suffering of people at risk of weeks of fighting. A group of gunmen stormed...
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Arms continue to flow into Libya despite the UN embargo

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Despite a United Nations embargo, arms continue to flow into the two rival camps in Libya, where an offensive by the forces of Marshal Khalifa Hafer is about...
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The arrival of a large batch of Turkish arms to the Libyan capital (VIDEO,...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Arrived at the port of the Libyan capital Tripoli, a large batch of Turkish military weapons and armor on board a ship coming from northern Turkey. The Libyan Al-Samoud...
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Libya’s national consensus government preparing for operation against Haftar forces

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Libyan National Accord Government forces have announced preparations for an expanded operation in Tripoli against the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar,...
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Libya announces the threat of a fall in oil production by 95%

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Oil production in Libya currently stands at about 1.3 million barrels per day, but it could fall by 95% due to military operations in the country, said Mustafa...
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Macaron to meet Haftar in Paris next week – Elysee

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron will meet next week in Paris with Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the powerful man in eastern Libya who is waging a military offensive against Tripoli,...
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Tripoli urges Trump to prevent Hafer supporters from interfering in Libyan affairs

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Libya's internationally-recognized government on Friday condemned its rival Khalifa Hafer as a "military dictator with ambitions" and urged US President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for his...
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Haftar’s army plans offensive against Libyan city of Sirte

LIBYA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Libyan army of Marshal Khalifa Haftar is planning a military operation against the Libyan town of Sirte, 500 kilometers east of the capital Tripoli, Al Hadath channel said...
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Tripoli urges Trump to prevent Hafer supporters from interfering in Libyan affairs

LIBYA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Libya's internationally-recognized government on Friday condemned its rival Khalifa Hafer as a "military dictator with ambitions" and urged US President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for his month-long...
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Macron supported the national consensus government of Libya

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed France’s support for the Libyan Government of National Accord (PNS) and called for an unconditional cease-fire, according to a communique from the Elysée...
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WHO called the death toll in the conflict around Tripoli

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The death toll in Libya, where fighting is taking place in the Tripoli area, has risen to 443 people, more than 2.1 thousand were injured, the World Health...
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Number of victims of the fighting in Libya has reached 432 people

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of hostilities in the vicinity of Tripoli in Libya has reached 432 people, another 2,069 people were injured, according to a statement...