LIBYA

Libya: Army Advances Into Benghazi

Army units have entered Benghazi, seeking to flush out Jihadist militia that have taken control of the city, as Libya’s elected government threw its weight behind a campaign to reclaim Tripoli and Benghazi from Islamist groups.

Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, head of a government forced into exile in the eastern city of Al- Baida after Islamist militia took control of Tripoli, said the army had been made available for the offensive on the...