The situation in Derna remains unaltered with radical IS-aligned groups maintaining control of the city and of its infrastructure. Operation Dignity forces continue to enforce a blockade over the city’s port and carried out aerial attacks as recently as Wednesday 26 November. Article discussing aerial operations conducted by Haftar’s forces during the past week. Report by Human Rights Watch explaining how local rivalries might evolve in the midst of the highly anticipated attack that Tubruq-aligned forces will launch on the city to dislodge IS-aligned radical Islamist groups such as the Derna’s Islamic Youth Council. See:

Furthermore, Haftar’s plans to try to initiate popular and tribal uprisings against Islamist militants in Derna and Sirte have also come to nothing.