Egypt working for political solution in Libya | Press TV

Cairo has reportedly hosted meetings between key figures of the conflict in Libya in recent weeks, including one between Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army, which is based in eastern Libya, and Fayez al-Sarraj, who serves as the head of the unity government, which is based in the capital, Tripoli, in the west, and enjoys support from the United Nations.

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The assault on Sirte is over | Colonel Cassad

Having overwhelming superiority in men and materiel, with the support of the special forces of Britain, France and Italy, as well as American military aid, troops from Tripoli and Misrata picked out militants from the coastal districts with the speed of a turtle, but before Sirte has been cut off, the bulk of the fighters had left and the defense held up to thousands of militants who for almost six months kept a piece of the city from the superior forces of the enemy.

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Libya’s UN-backed government narrowly survives coup attempt | MEE

Libya’s UN-backed unity government suffered a blow in its Tripoli base late on Friday when a rival seized key offices in the capital and proclaimed the reinstatement of the former administration.

The Government of National Accord (GNA) was installed by the UN in April, intended to replace two rival administrations, one in Tripoli and one in the eastern Cyrenaica region.

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