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Khalifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, arrives to attend an international conference.

East Libyan force stops plane in campaign for south

11 February 2019, 5:25 AM

A jet from Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan military forces intercepted a civilian plane on Sunday as part of its push to control the oil-rich south of the riven nation, the faction said. Libya has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with parallel administrations and armed groups carving the nation […]

Four die in first clash of Libyan force’s southward push

1 February 2019, 8:17 PM

At least four Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar fought for hours with a local armed group as they sought to expand south, military officials said.

UN team ambushed in Libya

29 June 2017, 3:02 PM

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has been reluctant to discuss the details of an ambush on one of its convoys in Zawia

Libya govt urges intervention over southern clashes

16 April 2017, 4:30 PM

Libya’s unity government has called for urgent intervention by the international community to end military escalation in its south, warning of a possible civil war.

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