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Leaked recording reveals ‘propaganda’ against Tripoli’s anti-Haftar forces

An officer under the command of the renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar was allegedly taped talking to a media tycoon about a propaganda campaign aimed at persuading Libyans that the Tripoli-backed fighters who retook some of the country’s key oil ports recently were al-Qaeda militants.

Libya: Escalation feared as pro-Haftar parliament calls for elections

Libya’s eastern-based parliament has called for elections to be held early next year, after it backed out of a United Nations-brokered peace deal with rival authorities in the capital, Tripoli. The widening split has stoked concerns that violence could escalate in the fractured country.

Qatrani condemns PC decision on handover of oil terminals to PFG’s Idris Bukhamada

Ali Gatrani, the boycotting member of the Presidency Council (PC) who is a close ally of Khalifa Hafter, has condemned its decision that the Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil terminals be taken over Petroleum Faciltiies Guards headed by Idris Bukhamada.

Egypt scrambles to save Libya’s Haftar over lost oil-fields

Egyptian authorities are concerned by recent losses sustained by ally Khalifa Haftar in two key oil ports on Libya’s Mediterranean coast.

LNA said to have 5,000 troops at Brega while Hafter pays Cairo flying visit

The Libyan National Army is said to have massed 5,000 troops with tanks and artillery in the  Brega area in preparation for a second counterattack on the Ras Lanuf and Sidra export terminals lost to Benghazi Defence Brigades-led forces on Friday and Saturday.