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Libyan journalists missing since May 2

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The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely worried about the safety of Mohamed al-Qurj and Mohamed al-Shibani, Libyan journalists with Qatar-based private television broadcaster Libya Alahrar, who disappeared on May 2. Libya Alahrar lost contact with al-Qurj, a reporter, and al-Shibani, a photographer when the journalists were covering clashes in …

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As Battle Rages On the Suburbs Thousands Run From Tripoli

As Battle Rages On the Suburbs Thousands Run From Tripoli

On Wednesday, eastern-based forces fought with troops who are loyal to the Tripoli government in the suburbs of Libya’s capital, while thousands of residents started to leave their home in order to avoid the fighting. The Libyan National Army (LNA) forces of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar stuck to their positions …

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Battle Rampage for Libya’s Capital, Airport Also Bombed

Battle Rampage for Libya’s Capital, Airport Also Bombed

Tripoli’s only functional airport was bombed by a warplane on Monday as eastern forces making progress towards the Libyan capital disobeyed international requests for a truce in the latest cycle of battle since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s in 2011. Casualties were climbing in a battle that also threatens to …

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Eastern Libyan Commander Instructs Forces to March On to Tripoli

Eastern Libyan commander orders forces to move on Tripoli

After years of threat of military force, eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar instructed his troops on Thursday to progress to the capital Tripoli, accelerating a conflict with the internationally acknowledged government. Looking forward to surround the capital, his forces approached from the south and west, taking one town south of …

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