Libya's UN-backed government launched Operation Peace Storm in March to counter attacks on the capital and recently regained strategic locations in a major blow to warlord Haftar's militia.
Ankara warns warlord Haftar's militias of retaliation if Turkish interests are targeted in Libya.
Warlord Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia announces pulling out of parts of capital Tripoli overnight, after losing control of Watiya air base to UN-backed government in western Libya.
Turkish military advisers are providing training, consultancy to Libyan government forces in line with UN Security Council Resolution.
Residents say shelling was among hardest since warring sides agreed on a ceasefire in January. Meanwhile, UN says bombing of civilian neighbourhoods "may amount to war crimes".
TRT World spoke to Guma al Gamaty, the Special Envoy of UN-recognised Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj, who explained how warlord Khalifa Haftar's misadventures are delaying peace-building in wartorn Libya.
Six military-grade Grad rockets were fired at strategic Mitiga airport, leading to diversion of air traffic, according to officials, who blamed the attack on warlord Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia.
Journalist Rida Fhel el-Boum was arrested on December 14 upon arrival at Mitiga airport. The Tripoli-based government denies involvement, saying that he was arrested by independent intelligence services.
"Reopening airspace at Mitiga international airport after maintenance and cleaning... so that airlines can renew their flights," the facility's management said.
"Mitiga airport has been targeted by fire this morning, the first day of Eid al Adha", the airport's management says in a statement.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
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