Khalifa Haftar News

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks - newspaper

A fighter loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government (GNA) gestures during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar on the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya May 25, 2019.

Reuters , Africa May 26, 2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital

The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city’s southern defences.

Reuters , Africa May 25, 2019

Libya's coastguard rescues 290 migrants off Tripoli's coast

Dire conditions But thousands of migrants and refugees held in detention centres across the city have been caught in the middle of clashes when renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his Libyan National Army to advance on Tripoli on April 4.

Al Jazeera , Africa May 24, 2019

Libya committing suicide, squandering oil riches: UN envoy

He was speaking a day after warning the UN Security Council that the ongoing battle for Tripoli launched by strongman Khalifa Haftar on April 4 was “just the start of a long and bloody war”.

Capital News , Kenya May 23, 2019

Libyan strongman Haftar tells Macron no ceasefire for now

, Paris, France, May 23 – Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, rejected a ceasefire requested by French President Emmanuel Macron during talks in Paris, an Elysee official said Wednesday.

Capital News , Kenya May 23, 2019