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General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Tarhouna


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Haftar falls back

Fourteen months after launching his 'lightning' offensive to seize the Libyan capital and oust the UN-recognised Government of National Accord eastern-based General Khalifa Haftar now wants a peace deal...


West too wild for Haftar

Although his Libyan National Army (LNA) still controls eastern and southern Libya General Khalifa Haftar has suffered a string of heavy defeats in western Libya leaving his hopes of entering Tripoli in tatters...


No coronavirus ceasefire

The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) and the interim government in Benghazi backed by General Khalifa Haftar and the city of Misrata are imposing differing restrictions and curfew hours...


A game of many nations

It has upset Greece France and the European Union and not just the backers of Tobruk-based General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) Egypt Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...


Life as a client state looms

Whether General Khalifa Haftar will this year enter Tripoli in triumph – which he continually predicted for most of last year – is in doubt now that Libya's future is in the hands of foreign powers especially Turkey and Russia...


Another day of reckoning

For a few hours on 12 December  and then the following day there was panic and eager expectation across Libya as the civil war between the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) based in Tripoli and Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern-based General Khalifa Haftar had reached a watershed moment...


Trump talks peace

The attempt by eastern-based General Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army to seize Tripoli is now into its ninth month but is still unaccomplished (AC Vol 60 No 16 Proxies battle over Tripoli)...


Washington’s man wades in

  He has thrown US weight behind plans for an international conference in Berlin later this month or early November to force foreign players in Libya – primarily Turkey Qatar Egypt the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia – to stop providing Faiez el Serraj's Government of National Accord (GNA) and General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) with weapons and other material support fuelling the conflict...


Out of contract

On the face of it it is just another lucrative lobbying deal with Israeli arms dealer turned lobbyist Ari Ben Menashe bagging another US$1 million contract to add Tunisian media mogul and presidential hopeful Nabil Karoui to a client list that includes Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo aka Hemeti deputy leader of Sudan's Transitional Military Council (AC Vol 60 No 16 Lobbyist of last resort)...


Emirati casualties

The deaths were at Jufra Air Base in central Libya a key base for the now sluggish advance towards Tripoli of the Libyan National Army of General Khalifa Haftar and were part of the attacks and counter-attacks on both sides of armed drones...


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