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General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Tarhouna


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Fortune favours new regime

That is a potential problem for General Khalifa Haftar leader of the eastern based forces...


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Former Ambassador Manfi to head new interim government

Manfi was expelled from Athens in December 2019 and it is unclear whether he will command support from the European Union's divided member states notably Greece and France who had been the main supporters of General Khalifa Haftar head of the eastern-based militia the Libyan National Army in the civil war...

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Jagged path to elections

To much surprise neither eastern strongman General Khalifa Haftar nor Faiez el Serraj the head of the Government of National Accord in Tripoli are in the frame...


Building the house of Sisi

Sisi is aligned with the United Arab Emirates France and Russia in support of eastern Libyan forces led by General Khalifa Haftar (AC Vol 60 No 8)...


Polls, parlays and proxies

There are two main approaches to resolving the divide between the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Faiez el Serraj which is based in Tripoli and controls almost all the west and the rival Libyan National Army led by General Khalifa Haftar which controls the east...


Washington seals the deal

The RSF is also in eastern Libya supporting General Khalifa Haftar backed by the UAE and less actively by Egypt...

The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia: The main backers of Burhan and Hemeti because of their supply of fighters into Yemen to combat Iran-backed Houthi forces and into Libya to support General Khalifa Haftar...


Hope without optimism for the new deal

The last two points were directed at the fighters and officials supplied by Turkey to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) as well as Russia's Wagner Group which is backing the eastern-based General Khalifa Haftar...


Exile flies into a trap

The company flew its Boeing 757 from Washington to Dublin then on to Benghazi on 2 August at the height of US discussions with Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar about a ceasefire with the Tripoli government...


Fury greets Gertler report

Dubus proposed that Bourdon take on work commissioned by General Khalifa Haftar head of the forces that control eastern Libya...


Rivals fight for control of Sirte

Turkey and the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) continue to insist there will be no negotiations unless the eastern-based Libyan National Army of General Khalifa Haftar pull out of both places...


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