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The Libyan Civil War is a second civil war since 2014 between several factions seeking control over the territory and ressources of Libya. The conflict is mainly fought out between the government of the House of Representatives (better known as Tobruk Government) and the Government of National Accord.
The Tobruk Government and its “Libyan National Army” is supported by several countries including Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Saudi Arabia and Russia. Egypt and the United Arab Emirates are conducting air strikes in support of the Libyan National Army (LNA). There are also Russian private military contractors on the ground helping the LNA.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) is mainly supported by Turkey. Turkey recently approved a request to send Turkish ground troops to Libya and additionally sent jihadists from Syria to help the GNA.
Besides the two main factions there are many other militias and armed groups whose allegiances often change.
More than a million civilians were displaced and around 3 million civilians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid.
The first civil war in Libya erupted 2011 in the wake of the Arab Spring. Demonstrations in Benghazi led to an armed conflict between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and rebel forces seeking to overthrow his government. The first Libyan civil war resulted in the overthrow of the Libyan Government and the death of Muammar Gaddafi and several of his family members. The National Transitional Council took interim control of the country. However the following factional violence led to the second civil war in Libya.