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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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Al-Ghweil Says Haftar is a Coup Plotter

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The leader of the Government of National Congress (GNC), Khalifa Al-Ghweil stated that the GNC will not be changing its stance on General Khalifa Haftar. The GNC accuse Haftar of being a coup plotter who has a lengthy record of crimes he committed in Libya. …

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Haftar Punishes Families in Ganfouda

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Amnesty International released a news report on Friday saying hundreds of civilians are unable to leave their homes in Ganfouda, a neighbourhood in south-west Benghazi, as clashes intensify following a military blockade that has lasted for months. Amnesty spoke with close to 130 Libyan families …

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Sarraj Calls for Libyan National Unity at UN

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Sunday, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj called for a national reconciliation effort to resolve Libya’s divisions. In an interview with Reuters at the UN headquarters in New York, Sarraj stated that the battle to liberate Sirte from ISIS is in its final stages despite setbacks …

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GNA Forces Divide ISIS to Conquer Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Forces loyal to the Libyan unity government based in Tripoli (GNA) said they were able to intercept and prevent three attempted car bombings by ISIS fighers in Sirte on Thursday. The Libyan soldiers, most of whom are from Misrata, have been in the process of …

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Bombs or Diamonds an ISIS Wedding

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Documents left behind by ISIS in Sirte reveal that the terrorist group was giving suicide vests and machine guns as dowries to their brides.   Libyan forces loyal to the UN-backed Libyan unity Government (GNA) found documents in buildings abandoned by ISIS as they searched …

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9 Killed and 20 Injured in City of Houn

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Wednesday, forces loyal to the eastern parliament accused the Government of National Accord’s (GNA) air force of carrying out an airstrike which killed nine people and injured 20 in the coastal city of Houn. The GNA refuted the accusation, saying it did not send …

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