Libyan forces seen entering final stage in battle to capture Derna

World Jun 12, 2018

Libyan forces seen entering final stage in battle to capture Derna

Forces loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said their campaign against an armed coalition of local fighters and Islamists in the eastern city of Derna has reached its final stages after several days of heavy fighting. Brigades from Hifter's Libyan National Army (LNA) launched a ...

Fighting seen raging in Libya's Derna, including Egyptian airstrikes

World Jun 1, 2018

Fighting seen raging in Libya's Derna, including Egyptian airstrikes

Fighting in the Libyan city of Derna has escalated to unprecedented levels, with air raids and shelling of residential areas as well as heavy ground clashes, the United Nations humanitarian office said on Thursday. There were severe water, food and medicine shortages, and electricity and ...