EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Libyan pro-government forces walk next to their vehicle mounted with a machine gun on May 18, 2016 in Abu Grein, south of Libya's third city Misrata, a day after Libya's unity government recaptured the area from the Islamic State (IS) group. four of the Bodies of The organization of the Islamic State (Daash) in a truck in Abu Qurayn About 300 km east of the Libyan capital Tripoli , on May 18, 2016. The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) forces said on Facebook that they recaptured Abu Grein strategic crossroads, where the coastal highway meets the main road south into the desert interior on May 17, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:10 P.M.) – The Libyan National Army (LNA) scored a number of direct hits on the military positions of the Tripoli-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) forces on Sunday.

In a video published shortly after the attack, the Benghazi-based Libyan National Army can be seen bombing the GNA forces in Tripoli, forcing the latter to withdraw from their post.

Since the LNA launched their offensive earlier this year, their forces have managed to advance to the southern gates of Tripoli.

The GNA has formally complained to the U.N. about this advance; however, their pleas have done little to hat the LNA’s offensive.

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BDS
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BDS

Bravo, LNA. Take your country back.

Abraham Saadi
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Abraham Saadi

Tripoli has its problems, but at least the government was making progress, Haftar on the other hand was literally provided concessions to any country that would give him support with the promise of oil and wealth. What is our standard these days, he says he’s fighting terrorists when literally all of the people on both sides are militias that fought in the revolution, Libya is not a country with Islamists as the 99.1% of the population fall under one sect so there is no means for religious warfare… Do your research

Goma
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Goma

Not a single hit just random shelling on civilian properties by hafter gangs

Abraham Saadi
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Abraham Saadi

So someone invading a capital that was beginning to thrive and had international embassies and corporations return is a good thing. Its not even a secret that Haftar is a Puppet. He literally let ISIS pass through his city to go to the west to wreak havoc and they were defeated by the GNA. Do your research, don’t believe these biased media fools who have been payed to spread BS.

BDS
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BDS

By “thrive”, do you mean allowing the newly and illegally installed central bank to control the profits of oil from Libya? Why was Gaddafi overthrown in the first place? It’s clear you don’t even understand the situation at all. Of course not, because you are probably a GCC Arab whose country lobbied for Gaddafi’s removal.