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Libya

General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Tarhouna


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Islamists strike back

Islamist militias aligned with Libya's Muslim Brotherhood have mounted their most serious counter-offensive yet against forces loyal to General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar in a series of attacks in Tripoli and Benghazi...


The centre moves east

With speculation mounting about the possibility of Egyptian and other external support for renegade General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar's anti-terrorist 'Operation Dignity' – effectively an unauthorised military campaign against the armed Islamist group Ansar el Sharia in eastern Libya – groups aligned with the Brotherhood face the threat of an Egyptian-style purge...


The Red Sea missile drama

Now Khartoum faces a Saudi-Egyptian alliance strengthened by close ties between Cairo and Libya's anti-Islamist rebel general Khalifa Belqasim Haftar which would take care of the long desert border to the north (AC Vol 55 No 11 Chaos theory)...


Cairo leans on Khartoum

Cairo is also courting South Sudan while pressure on the NCP is growing from Libya as the anti-Islamist leader General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar sends troops to his deep south...


Enter the General

A group of senior officers led by General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar Chief of Staff under the late Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi is drawing militias to its banner from across Libya in a bid to take control of the country (AC Vol 52 No 7 A family at war)...


Chaos theory

On 26 May Libya's anti-Islamist rebel leader General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar said that after he had sorted things out at home he would turn to 'neighbours to the south' (see Feature Enter the General)...


A family at war

Khalifa Belqasim Haftar was appointed Commander with Younis downgraded to Chief-of-Staff...


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