Tag: Khalifa Haftar

Fighting in Libyan capital reaches 23 dead

August 29, 2022

Fighting between militias that broke out on Friday night in Tripoli, against a backdrop of political chaos with two rival governments, left at least 23 ... Read More

Sudanese mercenaries fighting for Haftar agree to leave Libya

June 30, 2022

Seven Sudanese rebel groups, including former Janjaweed forces fighting on the side of warlord Khalifa Haftar, have agreed to leave Libya, reports say. The groups, ... Read More

Tunisia warns Libya’s new PM not to use territory as rear base for political ambitions

April 25, 2022

Tunisian authorities have banned Libya’s Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha appointed by the Libyan parliament from using the North African country as a rear base for ... Read More

Egypt’s Al Sisi hosts Haftar, Aqila Saleh to support political process in Libya

March 29, 2022

Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi hosted on Sunday Khalifa Haftar and House of Representatives’ (HoR) Speaker, Aqila Saleh in Cairo, as part of Egypt’s support for ... Read More

Ukraine accuses Libya’s Haftar of sending troops to Russia

March 21, 2022

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has laid into Libyan rebel General Khalifa Haftar for sending fighters to combat alongside Russian forces, Libya Observer reports. The ministry ... Read More

Libya: Bashagha government seizes rival administration’s office in Benghazi

March 16, 2022

Libya’s new government led by Fathi Bashagha has taken over the Benghazi office of the rival administration with the help of forces loyal to rebel ... Read More

300 Syrian fighters contracted by Wagner leave Libya

February 7, 2022

Russian private military company Wagner has flown out of Libya 300 Syrian fighters back to the Middle East country, Libya Observer reports citing Syrian As-Suwayda ... Read More

Khalifa Haftar resumes position of Commander in chief of rival Libyan army

February 4, 2022

Khalifa Haftar, the strongman of the Libyan eastern region, has resumed his position as general commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA); an army opposed ... Read More

Bashagha, Maiteeq among candidates to replace embattled Libyan PM

February 2, 2022

The Libyan parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR), has accepted the candidacies of former members of Government of National Accord (GNA), the previous Libyan administration, ... Read More

Libya: UN official discusses integration of armed factions into Libyan institutions

January 27, 2022

The UN Special Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, spoke on Wednesday about ways to reintegrate people affiliated with armed factions into state institutions. She said ... Read More