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Libyan Armed Forces: Combined military forces of Libya
The Libyan Armed Forces are, in principle, the state organisation responsible for the military defence of Libya, including ground, air and naval forces.


Turkey says Tripoli government has not asked yet for troop deployment

Libya has not made a request to Turkey for sending troops to back forces of the internationally-recognized government battling Khalifa Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA), Foreign Minister Mevlut..
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Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff

A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nations said.The attack came as the United Nations was..
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Libya's Field Marshal Haftar agrees to Eid ceasefire

libya's field marshal haftar agrees to eid ceasefire
Libya's Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar's forces agreed on Saturday to a United Nations-backed truce around the capital Tripoli to mark the Islamic festival of Eid Al Adha, a spokesman said. Field Marshal..
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Libyan Rebel Leader's Forces Take Responsibility For Deadly Airstrike On Southern Town

libyan rebel leader's forces take responsibility for deadly airstrike on southern town
An airstrike on the southern Libyan town of Murzuq has killed at least 42 people and injured dozens more, the United Nations-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) said Monday, Deutsche Welle..
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Eastern Libya force strikes Misrata air college: source, witness

Forces of the eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) loyal to Khalifa Haftar struck Misrata's air college early on Tuesday, a military source and resident said.
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Drone strike near Tripoli kills seven fighters loyal to Haftar: military source

At least seven fighters loyal to Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar were killed overnight in a drone strike in southern Tripoli, a military source said.
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More Than 100 Migrants Walk Free From Detention Center In Tripoli After Deadly Air Strike

more than 100 migrants walk free from detention center in tripoli after deadly air strike
After a detention center was badly damaged during a deadly air strike last week, Libyan officials let at least 100 migrants walk free from the center run by the United Nations-backed government on..
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1,000 dead in 3-month fight for Tripoli

1,000 dead in 3-month fight for tripoli
Tripoli - Some 1,000 people have been killed since Libyan general Khalifa Haftar launched a push three months ago to capture Tripoli, the UN said Friday, including 53 detained migrants who died in a..
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Air strike which killed migrants in Libya could be a war crime – UN rights chief

air strike which killed migrants in libya could be a war crime – un rights chief
An air strike which killed at least 44 migrants at a detention centre near the Libyan capital of Tripoli could be a war crime, the UN’s human rights chief has said. The Tripoli-based government had..
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Airstrike hits detention center in Libya

An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3) - Published

Deadly airstrike hits migrants in Libya

An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said. The government.. - Published

As Turkey admits to arming Libya militants, Ankara's open support is causing conflict

as turkey admits to arming libya militants, ankara's open support is causing conflict
Turkey’s support of fighters against eastern-based Libyan commander Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s has been no secret, but recent statements from Ankara mark a particularly brazen step. The Field..
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General Haftar Is Trying to Trick Turkey into Overextending Itself in Libya

general haftar is trying to trick turkey into overextending itself in libya
Libyan National Army leader General Haftar ordered his forces to attack Turkish ships and companies that he accused of helping the internationally recognized Government of National Accord, as well as..
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Libyan strongman Haftar releases six Turkish citizens

libyan strongman haftar releases six turkish citizens
Turkey supports the GNA, supplying drones, weapons and trucks to boost its efforts in the ongoing conflict with Gen Haftar's forces, which control most of the east and south of Libya. Along with..
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Libya Prime Minister Sarraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war

libya prime minister sarraj will not sit down with rival haftar to end war
Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar to negotiate an end to the two-month..
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Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week,..
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