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Fighting in Libya's nearly decade-long conflict has, since April 2019, killed hundreds and displaced some 200,000.

Haftar's forces lost the town of al-Asabaa to UN-backed government forces last month, but regained the town after airstrikes on Monday, according to a spokesman.

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government emerge, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Libya unity government forces repel Haftar attack

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Libya unity government forces repel Haftar attack

Militias loyal to Libya's Tripoli-based unity government said they repelled an attack by forces of eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar on a ...

 The significance of drones in the Libyan conflict

Paul Iddon

The significance of drones in the Libyan conflict

Drones play a significant role in the war effort of both sides fighting in the Libya conflict, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab

Sudan 'UAE's transport hub' for mercenaries in Libya, Yemen

Leaked documents reveal the UAE demanded permits for military plane stopovers in Sudanese airports before travelling to Libya, Egypt and Eritrea, further confirming the use of mercenaries in Emirati conflicts.

Paul Iddon

UAE illegally proliferating Middle East conflicts with US-made weapons

Comment: The US needs to enforce end-user requirements in arms sales to the UAE, writes Paul Iddon.

Guma El-Gamaty

Libyan sides vie for support from capricious White House

Comment: US backing is deemed to be a game-changer in Libya, with Haftar and the GNA both hoping to win over a largely disinterested president, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Libya demands answers over French missiles found at base

Libya's internationally recognised government on Thursday demanded urgent answers after Paris conceded French missiles were found at a base used ...

Haftar's punishing assault on Libya capital kills a thousand

The New Arab & agencies

Haftar's punishing assault on Libya capital kills a thousand

Haftar's Tripoli offensive has killed an estimated 1000 people and displaced a further 100,000 since it began in April, say the WHO.

The New Arab & agencies

Hafter says migrant air strike victims were 'human shields'

Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar Libyan's forces have denied it targeted a detention centre for illegal immigrants near the Libyan capital.

Dozens killed in airstrike on Libya migrants camp

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Dozens killed in airstrike on Libya migrants camp

An airstrike blamed on forces loyal to rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar has killed 40 migrants in a detention centre in Tripoli, as a deadly ...

Libya shipments could end UAE arms sales: US senator

The New Arab

Libya shipments could end UAE arms sales: US senator

A Democratic senator warned that the US could cut off arms sales to the United Arab Emirates over a report that the US ally shipped US missiles ...

Haftar's disastrous military campaign is backfiring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Haftar's disastrous military campaign is backfiring

Comment: After an energetic offensive on Tripoli in April, it now looks unlikely that Haftar's forces could successfully penetrate the capital, ...

Six Turks held in Libya by Haftar-allied forces

The New Arab & agencies

Six Turks held in Libya by Haftar-allied forces

Turkey said six of its nationals were being held by forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar after earlier warning Ankara was ready to ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey ready to retaliate after 'hostile' Haftar threatens attack

Turkey's defence minister said Istanbul will retaliate against any assault from Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar, who has called for attacks on Turkish forces in Libya.

The New Arab

US investigating missile find at Haftar base in Libya

The United States said on Saturday it was looking into reports that American anti-tank missiles were found by forces loyal to Libya's unity ...

The New Arab & agencies

Haftar vows attacks on Turkish assets in Libya

Haftar on Saturday promised a 'tough response' and accused militias backing the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord of executing his ...

The New Arab & agencies

Libya's Haftar calls for attacks on Turkish ships

Renegade general Khalifa Haftar has called for attacks on Turkish forces in Libya.

UN-backed forces retake control strategic Haftar base near Tripoli

The New Arab

UN-backed forces retake control strategic Haftar base near Tripoli

The GNA have taken back control of Gharyan, capturing alleged Chadian mercenaries, in a bid to repel Haftar's offensive to seize ...

Jalel Harchaoui

When Haftar obliterates years of diplomacy in Libya

Comment: By taking the military path, Khalifa Haftar has sacrificed - but also exploited - years of genuine diplomatic progress in Libya, writes ...

Over 260 killed in Libya as African leaders meet

The New Arab & agencies

Over 260 killed in Libya as African leaders meet

At least 264 people have been killed and over 1,200 wounded in weeks of fighting on the outskirts of Libya's capital, the World Health ...

Pro-Haftar forces 'pushed back' near Libya capital

The New Arab & agencies

Pro-Haftar forces 'pushed back' near Libya capital

Military rogue General Khalifa Haftar's forces have been pushed back from a key checkpoint less than 30 kilometres from Tripoli, after advancing ...

Libya warlord Haftar orders push on Tripoli

The New Arab

Libya warlord Haftar orders push on Tripoli

Libya's military rogue General Khalifa Haftar has ordered his troops to 'advance' on the capital Tripoli, seat of the country's ...

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