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2019-06-22 Africa North
Libyan army forces enter Tripoli Airport, seize major positions from Haftar's forces
[Libya Observer] A source from Volcano of Rage operation has confirmed that the Libyan Army forces entered and controlled the majority of Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
International Airport after advancing on it from three fighting axes as part of an intensive offensive.

The front man for the media office of Volcano of Rage Operation Mustafa al-Majea said their forces controlled Wednesday most parts of the airport and entered the VIP lounge.
NOT the VIP Lounge! Will they be forced to watch CNN?
Social media activists posted photos and footage for the seized vehicles and tanks from Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's forces as well as for bodies of Haftar's fighters left behind after fleeing the airport.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch clutched at his leg. Son of a Breech! he exclaimed with feeling......
Abu Salim Central Security forces of Volcano of Rage Operation said it had advanced on Qasir Benghashir and entered Kazirma checkpoint - a vital position held by Haftar's forces.

Other forces under the Presidential Council government's command launched another offensive in line with the airport one on Ain Zara and Wadi rabbi frontlines, carrying out heavy artillery shelling on Haftar's forces positions.

The front man for the Libyan Army Mohammed Gununu said Libyan Air Force carried out six Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s, one of which destroyed Sukhoi aircraft in al-Watiya airbase for Haftar's forces.

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#1 Oops!! Where do they find all these death eaters.
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