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US Withdrawal Gives Gen. Khalifa Haftar ‘Red Carpet Welcome to Tripoli’

As General Khalifa Haftar’s offensive closes in on the Libyan capital of Tripoli, US troops have withdrawn, leaving the UN-supported Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj on his own. A scholar told Sputnik that Haftar is the man the international community wants, but they only want him so he’ll resume production in …

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Nearly 50 parliament members denounce the military attack on western region

49 members of the House of Representatives (HoR) – mostly from the western region – condemned in a statement Monday, the treacherous attack against Tripoli and its environs, calling for an immediate ceasefire and the return of the attacking force to its headquarters.

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Libya’s UN-backed government calls airport airstrike a ‘war crime’

Tripoli’s only working airport was targeted in an airstrike on Monday, as forces loyal to renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar continued their advance on the capital, ignoring international calls for a truce. Mitiga airport, in the eastern quarter of Tripoli, was shuttered after it was attacked by Haftar’s so-called Libyan …

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