Spokesperson of warlord Khalifa Haftar's self-styled army, Ahmed Al-Mismari said Friday that their forces gained control on Umm Al Aranib area south of the country.

For his part, Mayor of Sharqiyah Municipality, Mohammed Al-Arabi said that the Dignity Operation forces entered the area without any clashes and with the welcome of the area's residents.

Haftar's self-styled army announced on Thursday that it had taken the cities of Awainat and Ghat south-west of the country without any fighting.