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Egypt reiterates support for Hifter to protect border

 Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Hifter visited Egypt on April 14 to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and discuss new developments in Libya. It was Hifter’s first foreign trip since the start of the military conflict in Libya on April 4.

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GNA Says Egypt’s Statements on Libya Misrepresent True Situation

On Tuesday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi, who is the current president of the African Union, convened an unscheduled African summit to discuss the political crisis in Libya. However, Sisi did not outline a definite position on the issue and refrained from condemning Khalifa Haftar, leader of the Libyan National …

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Libya’s Presidential Council Spokesman: No dialogue until attacking forces are defeated

The spokesman for the Presidential Council (PC) Muhannd Younis said the Head of the PC, Fayez Al-Sarraj is supervising the fighting against “Khalifa Haftar’s militias” as there would be no dialogue until they are defeated.

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Trump Wades into Libyan Crisis, And Why That’s Not Good News

US President Donald J. Trump’s apparent support for Khalifa Haftar, the leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army, has muddied the waters in a dangerous part of the world. But does it signal a shift in the US position?

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Heavy clashes near Libya’s Tripoli amid ‘new phase of attack’

Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the country’s UN-recognised government launched a counterattack to repel fighters allied to renegade General Khalifa Haftar. Residents of the city said they could hear sustained rocket and artillery fire in several districts of …

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