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Libya

Field Marshal Khalifa Belqasim Haftar

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Tarhouna


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Offensives and reshuffles

They have a minimal presence in Darfur and are operating mostly in South Sudan and Libya as mercenaries with General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army and other forces...


Doubts about unity deal

General Khalifa Haftar's forces control the east, but have not marched on Tripoli and show little sign of doing so (AC Vol 58 No 6, Squaring the triangle)...


Seizing the spoils of war

A leaked United Nations Libya Experts Panel interim report – which the UN has since sought to disown, after the panel's Coordinator expressed his 'extreme concern' at the security implications – said military campaigns launched in mid-2014 against Da'ish (Islamic State) by the Misurata and other militias (Operation Dawn) and Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (Operation Dignity) had 'dramatically accelerated the depletion of Libya's wealth'...


Guns, gas and nukes

In Libya, meanwhile, Russia's political support for Tobruk-based General Khalifa Haftar, who controls the country's oil-rich east, balances the West's support for Prime Minister Faiez el Serraj's Government of National Accord (AC Vol 58 No 6, Squaring the triangle)...


Abuja's high hopes in New York

Da'ish fighters are a potent force in Libya in areas such as the Islamist fief of Dirna and in Egypt's Western Desert despite a wave of attacks from General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army and President Abdul Fattah el Sisi's air force (AC Vol 58 No 12, States of failure)...


All at sea over migration

The most serious attack has come from General Khalifa Haftar, who heads the Tobruk-based Libyan National Army which, with backing from Egypt and United Arab Emirates, is now the most powerful and coherent military force in the country...


States of failure

Fighting between General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) and its rivals has been increasing, while Da'ish (Islamic State) proves that it remains a potent force, despite suffering heavy military defeats...


Squaring the triangle

International support for General Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army (LNA), based in the east, is growing beyond his core base of external supporters of Egypt, Russia and the United Arab Emirates...


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