Tag Archives | Hiftar

Video: Conflict in Libya -- Another initiative

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Warlord Khalifa Haftar announced several offensives in his drive to take full control of Libya. He had the support of Russia, Egypt and the UAE and everything was going well for him until […]

Haftar and the Tribes

From the Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In an interview, Alison Pargeter discusses the calculations of Libya's tribes and their impact on the struggle for power. Click here to read the interview.

Video: Russian Fighters "Flown out of Western Libya"

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The battle for Tripoli has taken another turn as Russian fighters allied with Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar have retreated from the front lines. Haftar's forces have been trying to capture the capital […]

Haftar's Setback to Change the Course of Libya's War?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Khalifa Haftar told the world he's the only man who can bring stability back to Libya. The warlord launched a military offensive last year to take control of the capital from the UN-recognised […]

Is Russia Pulling Support from Haftar?

By Kirill Semenov for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Is Russia pulling support from Libyan strongman Hifter? While Washington has been accusing Moscow of inflaming the conflict in war-torn Libya by sending mercenaries to fight on behalf of strongman Khalifa Hifter, signs […]

Video: Haftar's Forces Attack Mitiga Airport

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Shelling of Tripoli's airport hit fuel tanks and damaged passenger planes after forces loyal to Libya's renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar fired a barrage of rockets into Tripoli. Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports […]

Leaked UN Report "Links" Russian Military Group with LNA

By John Lee. A leaked report from a UN panel monitoring Libya sanctions is quoted as saying that a Russian private security firm is actively supporting Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) in its assault on Tripoli. The 57-page report, obtained by the Reuters, AP and AFP news agencies, says Wagner Group has between 800 […]

Tragedy and Farce in Libya

By Jason Pack for the Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. History has been repeating itself in Libya; this time as farce and tragedy rolled into one. Libya's most famous rogue, Gen. Khalifa Hifter, head of the so-called Libyan […]