Libya

A YAZIDI man pulls rubble from his house in Sinjar that ISIS terrorists destroyed in February.
Islamic State says it was behind blast in southern Libya

The blast targeted a security point at the entrance to Taraghin, 780 km (590 miles) south of Tripoli, but did not cause any casualties, a resident said.

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
Members of Libya's internationally recognised government flash victory signs after taking control of
Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat

The reported departure of the Russians is another blow to Khalifa Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA).

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
LIBYAN COMMANDER Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the
Libya's Haftar seeks to rouse forces against Turkey

Haftar, in an audio message addressed to his forces, urged them to battle the "colonial" intervention by Turkey until its defeat, in a reference to one-time Ottoman control of Libya.

By REUTERS
24/05/2020
Libya conflict heats up as Turkish Air Force increases activity

Twitter accounts that follow air traffic revealed unusual movements by Turkey’s air force.

Trump urges Libya de-escalation on call with Erdogan

Turkey “will not bow to threats by Haftar or anyone else,” Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said separately in an interview on NTV.

By REUTERS
23/05/2020
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How Libya’s civil war became a war of words: 'Warlord' and 'Islamists'

The LNA said Turkey was sending “terrorists.” Turkey’s government also said that if Tripoli fell then Europe would face a “terrorist threat,” apparently meaning that locals would resort to terrorism.

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Turkey vs. Egypt, UAE and Russia in Libya, who is winning?

Turkish media is celebrating this a great victory. Turkey has recruited poor Syrian rebels to fight in Libya and violates an arms embargo.

Members of Libya's internationally recognised government are seen after taking control of Watiya air
A secretive proxy drone war just exploded in Libya

The Government of National Accord, backed by Turkey and various extremeist groups, are being challenged by the Libyan National Army, which has backing from Egypt and the UAE, among others.

LIBYAN COMMANDER Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the
The journey of Khalifa Haftar is custom-made for a Netflix mini-series

The screenplay has written itself; all we are waiting for now is the ending.

By JUDAH WAXELBAUM
11/05/2020
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