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US lawmakers send FBI, Attorney General letter calling for investigating Haftar’s war crimes in Libya

Bipartisan group of US lawmakers sent a letter Thursday to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray asking the Department of Justice to investigate allegations of war crimes against Khalifa Haftar, who is also an American citizen.

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Libyan GNA Claims Foreign-Owned Warplanes Behind Strikes on Tripoli

On 4 April, General Khalifa Haftar, whose forces control Eastern Libya, announced the first phase of an offensive intended to gain control of forces loyal to Tripoli, prompting the mobilisation of the defense. In response, armed forces loyal to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) launched a military op …

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UN-backed Libyan government forcing refugees and migrants to fight Haftar’s forces, detainees say

Scores of vulnerable refugees and migrants have reportedly been freed from detention centres only to be forced to fight for militias linked to the UN-recognised Libyan government on the frontlines of its offensive against renegade General Khalifa Haftar.

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As Libya’s crisis escalates, men are on trial in Sudan for supplying recruits to Haftar

Two Sudanese men are on trial for attempting to send some 1,000 young men to fight for Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, the Sudanese newspaper Attention has reported. One of the men who appeared at the Darfur Grand Court of Justice reportedly belongs to a prominent tribe in the country. A …

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Haftar’s forces ordered to advance on western Libya to “free it from terrorists”

The media office of the self-styled army of Khalifa Haftar, who is based in eastern Libya, announced early Wednesday that the armed forces have been given ordered to advance on western Libyan region and “liberate it from the terrorists.” 

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