Libya—Heavy Fighting Continues Around Tripoli

Reuters | 03/25/2020

The U.N.-backed Government of National Accord has launched an operation against Libyan National Army fighters, loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, at an airport outside of Tripoli following heavy shelling of the capital, reports Reuters. On Wednesday, GNA forces began an operation against LNA forces at the Al Watiya airbase. The base is a bout 80 miles (125 km) west of Tripoli and has been the site of previous clashes. The assault was a response to LNA shelling of targets around...

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