On March 3rd, the Libyan Benghazi-based House of Representatives opened its embassy in Damascus, Syria.
The ceremony was attended by Libyan Foreign Minister Abdul Hadi al-Huwaij.
— Libya Review (@LibyaReview) March 3, 2020
The Libyan National Army (LNA), under the commander of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar fights on behalf of the House of Representatives.
On the ground in Libya, shelling with GRAD rockets by the LNA continued throughout the day in various locations around and in Tripoli.
#عاجل | مراسل الأحرار: مليشيات حفتر تواصل قصف مناطق الغرارات والهجارسة وشرفة الملاحة بصواريخ الغراد
— Libya Alahrar TV – قناة ليبيا الأحرار (@libyaalahrartv) March 2, 2020
These include Al-Gharrarat, Al-Harsara, Al-Marafah.
انفجارات قوية تسمع في الهضبة .
— غصة الخوارج (@LiBya_73) March 3, 2020
Powerful explosions also took place in Al-Hadaba, Southern Tripoli.
Mitiga airport was heavily shelled overnight on March 4th.
— Nikos Antonakis (@AntonioNicola92) March 4, 2020
An Afriqiyah plane was damaged in the GRAD shelling on Tripoli Mitiga airport.
— Liveuamap MiddleEast (@lummideast) March 3, 2020
Meanwhile, the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) are set to move on the offensive, from the defensive and attack the LNA.
GNA interior minister Fathi Bashagha said that the forces will take further steps to repel Haftar’s LNA from around Tripoli, Libya’s capital, where the GNA is based.
He added that Haftar’s forces targeted Tripoli and the capital’s Mitiga Airport with nearly 60 rockets.
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