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Khalifa Haftar: Libyan general
Field Marshal Khalifa Belqasim Haftar is a Libyan military officer and the head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), currently engaged in the Second Libyan Civil War. On 2 March 2015, he was appointed commander of the armed forces loyal to the elected legislative body, the Libyan House of Representatives.

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Haftar forces press offensive on Libyan capital

haftar forces press offensive on libyan capital
TRIPOLI — Forces backing Libya's unity government battled to push back an offensive by strongman Khalifa Haftar on Sunday as his troops approached the gates of Tripoli after air raids overnight...
WorldNews - Published

Explosions rock Tripoli as battle rages outside Libyan capital

Several air strikes and explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli overnight, residents said, as forces loyal to Libya's unity government announced a counter-attack against military strongman Khalifa..
France 24 - Published

Videos for Khalifa Haftar

Graham Frets Trump’s Mixed Signals On Libya [Video]Graham Frets Trump’s Mixed Signals On Libya

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump's voluble Capitol Hill defender, is worried that the president's chatter is undermining efforts to stop Libya from falling into an all-out civil war. Trump..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Trump's Call to Haftar Shows U.S. Believes In Libyan Army Role In War On Terrorism [Video]Trump's Call to Haftar Shows U.S. Believes In Libyan Army Role In War On Terrorism

According to Reuters, remarks made by President Donald Trump show that the United States believes in the pivotal role of the Libyan National Army in the war against terrorism. Earlier the White House..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Trump praises Haftar in apparent reversal of US policy on Libya [Video]Trump praises Haftar in apparent reversal of US policy on Libya

In apparent reversal of US policy, Trump praises Haftar for fighting 'terrorism' and securing Libya's oil resources.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

Trump Praises Libyan General As His Troops March On Tripoli [Video]Trump Praises Libyan General As His Troops March On Tripoli

According to CNN, President Donald Trump spoke with Libyan general Khalifa Haftar on Monday, praising his role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya's vast oil resources. The talks came even after..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Trump Spoke On The Phone With Libyan Commander Haftar [Video]Trump Spoke On The Phone With Libyan Commander Haftar

Reuters reports the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump earlier this week spoke to Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar over the phone to discuss “ongoing counterterrorism..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Libya crisis: Tunisia 'disarms' French nationals trying to cross border [Video]Libya crisis: Tunisia 'disarms' French nationals trying to cross border

France supports the unrecognised government in Tripoli but also maintained ties with the other government led by Haftar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published

Shells hit Tripoli as Haftar's two-week siege rages [Video]Shells hit Tripoli as Haftar's two-week siege rages

Artillery slammed into a Tripoli suburb overnight, piling on the suffering to civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take Libya's capital from an..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

UN Security Council Resolution Calls for Cease-fire in Libya [Video]UN Security Council Resolution Calls for Cease-fire in Libya

Violence in Libya increased earlier this month when Gen. Khalifa Haftar's armed forces started trying to take control of the county's capital.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Death toll rises in Libya as clashes at Tripoli continue [Video]Death toll rises in Libya as clashes at Tripoli continue

Egypt released photos showing the commander of the LNA Khalifa Haftar with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after they met in Cairo on Sunday, but no other details were given about their..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:05Published

Battle for Tripoli rages on south of the city [Video]Battle for Tripoli rages on south of the city

Fighters from the U.N.-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) engaged in an escalating battle at the frontlines in the southern town of Ain Sara, as the conflict over the capital against..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Protests in Libya against Haftar's offensive [Video]Protests in Libya against Haftar's offensive

Khalifa Haftar is considered a hero by his supporters but a war criminal by others.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published

Libya crisis: Fighting concerns Tripoli residents [Video]Libya crisis: Fighting concerns Tripoli residents

As battles rage between forces loyal to Haftar and the UN-backed government, Al Jazeera talks to people in the Libyan capital

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Refugees and civilians caught in Libya's crossfire [Video]Refugees and civilians caught in Libya's crossfire

Casualties are mounting in the battle for Libya's capital Tripoli, with thousands fleeing their homes and the UN's refugee agency forced to relocate refugees from a detention camp. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:00Published

Tripoli's only functional airport hit by air raid as clashes rage [Video]Tripoli's only functional airport hit by air raid as clashes rage

Mitiga airport's services suspended as death toll rises amid battles between forces loyal to Haftar and UN-backed gov't.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published

Battle for Tripoli threatens hopes of Libyan peace [Video]Battle for Tripoli threatens hopes of Libyan peace

Deaths and displacements mount as forces loyal to a Gaddafi-era officer try to advance on Libya's capital Tripoli. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

France under pressure to condemn Haftar as EU seeks unity on Libya crisis [Video]France under pressure to condemn Haftar as EU seeks unity on Libya crisis

France under pressure to condemn Haftar's assault on Tripoli as EU seeks unity on Libya crisis.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:31Published

Battle For Tripoli Intensifies, Death Toll Rising [Video]Battle For Tripoli Intensifies, Death Toll Rising

Reuters reports Eastern Libyan forces tried to push toward the center of Tripoli on Monday after their easy desert advance hit a tougher urban phase, with deaths and displacements mounting despite..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

UN truce call fails to calm Libya fighting [Video]UN truce call fails to calm Libya fighting

Thousands of civilians fled Sunday's fighting in Tripoli, as air raids were launched by both the UN-backed government troops and renegade General Khalifa Haftar's forces.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:07Published

US Pulls Forces Out of Libya Amid 'Increased Unrest' [Video]US Pulls Forces Out of Libya Amid 'Increased Unrest'

U.S. Africa Command announced it's temporarily pulling a contingent of forces from Libya while it continues to keep an eye on the situation.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Libya's GNA forces announce 'counteroffensive' to defend Tripoli [Video]Libya's GNA forces announce 'counteroffensive' to defend Tripoli

Army of Tripoli-based government vows to reclaim all areas seized by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Haftar Forces Conduct Air Strike On Tripoli As U.N. Calls For Truce [Video]Haftar Forces Conduct Air Strike On Tripoli As U.N. Calls For Truce

According to Reuters, eastern Libyan forces carried out an air strike on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday, escalating an operation to take the capital despite calls for a truce from the United..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

GNA head accuses Haftar of 'betrayal', vows to end Tripoli push [Video]GNA head accuses Haftar of 'betrayal', vows to end Tripoli push

Amid fierce clashes, Fayez al-Sarraj says the self-styled Libyan National Army will meet resistance in march on Tripoli.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

Germany Says The G7 Cannot Accept Military Escalation In Libya [Video]Germany Says The G7 Cannot Accept Military Escalation In Libya

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Germany's Heiko Maas said that foreign ministers from the Group of Seven nations agreed to put pressure on those responsible for a violent power struggle..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

G7 Foreign Ministers Pause Talks To Warn Against Military Action In Tripoli [Video]G7 Foreign Ministers Pause Talks To Warn Against Military Action In Tripoli

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, foreign ministers from the G7 group of nations warned eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar against making an advance on the capital of Tripoli as they..

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Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli

libya crisis: clashes erupt south of capital tripoli
The UN-backed government says it launched a counter-offensive against Gen Khalifa Haftar's forces.
BBC News - Published

Anti-Haftar forces near Tripoli launch counter-attack

anti-haftar forces near tripoli launch counter-attack
TRIPOLI - Forces loyal to Libya's unity government said Saturday they have launched a counter-attack against strongman Khalifa Haftar's fighters just south of the capital Tripoli. "We have launched a..
WorldNews - Published

Trump speaks with Libyan army commander Haftar: White House

trump speaks with libyan army commander haftar: white house
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke over phone with Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar on Monday, discussing "ongoing counterterrorism efforts," said the White House...
WorldNews - Published

Sushma Swaraj appeals to 500 Indians to leave Tripoli immediately as situation in Libya deteriorates

Efforts to evacuate all Indians have been underway ever since tensions rose in Tripoli on 4 April, when Khalifa Haftar announced an attack on the Libyan capital to capture the region from the UN-backed..
Firstpost - Published

Trump discussed ‘shared vision’ in phone call to Libyan warlord Haftar

US President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Khalifa Haftar, the White House revealed Friday, as the Libyan warlord’s forces continued to push toward the heart of Tripoli with heavy shelling in the..
France 24 - Published

Libya crisis: Trump speaks to insurgent General Haftar

libya crisis: trump speaks to insurgent general haftar
Mr Trump's call suggests he endorses General Haftar, unlike some of his allies.
BBC News - Published

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone earlier in the week and discussed "ongoing counterterrorism efforts" with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, leader of a military..
Reuters - Published

Trump's call to Haftar shows U.S. believes in Libyan army role in war on terrorism: spokesman

Remarks made by President Donald Trump show that the United States believes in the pivotal role of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in the war against terrorism, Sky News Arabia cited the LNA spokesman..
Reuters - Published

Trump in wide ranging phone call to Libyan Gen Khalifa Haftar

trump in wide ranging phone call to libyan gen khalifa haftar
The White House said on Friday that US president Donald Trump spoke by phone on Monday to Libyan military commander Gen Khalifa Haftar and discussed “ongoing counterterrorism efforts and the need to..
WorldNews - Published

Fighting Continues In Libya But Russia, US Say They Won't Support Ceasefire Resolution

fighting continues in libya but russia, us say they won't support ceasefire resolution
With mortar bombs continuing to target a Tripoli suburb on Thursday, the United States and Russia said they could not support a British-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution which would..
WorldNews - Published

Libya’s UN-backed govt accuses France of supporting Haftar, ends cooperation

Libya's internationally recognised interior ministry on Thursday accused France of supporting eastern commander Khalifa Haftar and said it would halt cooperation with Paris. France however said it..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Armed group attacks air base in southern Libya held by Haftar -officials

An armed group on Thursday a major air base in southern Libya held by eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar on Thursday after he moved most of his forces north to try to seize the capital Tripoli,..
Reuters - Published

Shells kill seven in Tripoli neighborhood as Haftar's two-week siege rages

Shells slammed into a densely-populated district of Tripoli overnight, piling misery on civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take Libya's capital from an..
Reuters - Published

Libyan PM vows to bring army commander to Int'l Criminal Court

libyan pm vows to bring army commander to int'l criminal court
TRIPOLI, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj pledged to bring the commander of the eastern-based Army General Khalifa Haftar to the International Criminal Court (ICC)..
WorldNews - Published

Terrorist presence on migrants boats from Libya now a certainty: Italy's Salvini

Chaos in Libya following General Khalifa Haftar's offensive has increased the risk of terrorist presence on migrant boats headed for Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said, adding the country's..
Reuters - Published

Shelling kills four in Tripoli as powers divided over Haftar's push

At least four people were killed in heavy shelling in the Libyan capital Tripoli, an official said on Wednesday as Europe and the Gulf were divided over a push by eastern forces commander Khalifa..
Reuters - Published

Haftar's push for Libyan capital stirs international rifts

Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli is causing rifts around the Gulf and Europe.
Reuters - Published

UN Security Council Considering British-Drafted Resolution For Ceasefire In Libya

un security council considering british-drafted resolution for ceasefire in libya
The United Nations Security Council is said to be considering a resolution drafted by the United Kingdom which would demand a ceasefire in Libya while also calling on countries which have influence in..
WorldNews - Published

East Libyan forces' push for Tripoli stirs foreign divisions

Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli is causing rifts around the Gulf and Europe.
Reuters - Published

Libya conflict stirs divisions in Gulf and Europe

Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli is causing rifts around the Gulf and Europe.
Reuters - Published

UN’s Libya envoy: Haftar’s actions looked like coup

un’s libya envoy: haftar’s actions looked like coup
The United Nations (UN)’s envoy to Libya says self-styled commander Khalifa Haftar attempted a “coup” by issuing an arrest warrant against Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and other officials in..
WorldNews - Published

Qatar calls for arms embargo against Libya's Haftar

Qatar's foreign minister has called for an effective arms embargo against eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and for his troops to withdraw from areas they have occupied, Italian daily La..
Reuters - Published

U.N. Libya envoy says Haftar made coup attempt with advance on Tripoli

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup by issuing an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, U.N. envoy Ghassan Salame said on Monday with Libya's top rivals locked in..
Reuters - Published

Libya offensive stalls, but Haftar digs in given foreign sympathies

Military strongman Khalifa Haftar's intended lightning seizure of Libya's capital has stalled, but he is unlikely to face real pressure from abroad to pull back as the arrival of hardline opponents..
Reuters - Published

Libyan commander Haftar meets Egypt's Sisi as fighting erupts near Tripoli

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar who is under intense international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli.
France 24 - Published

Egypt's president meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Khalifa Haftar, the commander of eastern-based Libyan forces, who is under international pressure to halt an advance on the capital..
Reuters - Published

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