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GNA Will Soon Announce Liberation of Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) will soon be announcing the end of the battle against ISIS in Sirte, said Presidential Council (PC) spokesperson Ashraf Tulty on Monday. Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous forces have achieved major objectives in their fight “against what (is) so called the …

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Al-Madani Appointed Sirte’s New Mayor

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) As Libyan soldiers continue to clear Sirte of mines and explosives, the coastal city begins to take steps towards establishing a sense of normalcy. An initial step has been taken with the election of a mayor for the recently liberated city. The new mayor for …

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Only 10 Civilians Evacuate Ganfouda During 6 Hour Ceasefire

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) During the ceasefire that General Khalifa Haftar’s forces announced on Saturday for Ganfouda, a neighbourhood in Benghazi, only 10 people left the besieged area, according to the Red Crescent. Of the 10 who evacuated the besieged neighbourhood were seven women and children from two Libyan …

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HoR Member Says He will Not Attend Cairo Meeting

A member of the Tobruk-based parliament, which is backed by the renegade General Khalifa Haftar, rejected allegations suggesting he would be attending a meeting with key Libyan figures in Cairo. Fathi Bashagha, a member of the House of Representatives (HoR), in a Facebook post said, “although I have received the …

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