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US eyes bigger role for Libyan warlord as civil war looms

The United Nations has postponed next week’s national reconciliation summit on Libya, throwing into confusion the Donald Trump administration’s hopes of reunifying the war-torn nation at the ballot box as erstwhile US ally Khalifa Hifter marches toward the capital.

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Libya’s Foreign Minister urges UN Security Council to stop Haftar’s war on Tripoli

The Foreign Minister of the Presidential Council Mohammed Sayala called on the UN Security Council to take immediate measures to stop the attack on Libya’s capital Tripoli and to deter the leaders of the attack as well as to oblige those parties to return to the political process.

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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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Tripoli Orders Military Prosecutor to Issue Arrest Warrant for Haftar – Reports

Earlier, the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord slammed Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army amid its advance into the Libyan capital, calling a recent attack on a city airport a “war crime” and a violation of “all national laws and international agreements.”

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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As General Khalifa Haftar’s offensive closes in on the Libyan capital of Tripoli, US troops have withdrawn, leaving the UN-supported Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj on his own.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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