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Libya state council: International silence on Haftar crimes encourages continuity

Libya’s High Council of State yesterday condemned recent airstrikes carried out by the troops loyal to the retired Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, which had targeted a field hospital and left five doctors dead.

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HoR member calls on UN Security Council to probe kidnap of Sirgiwa

The member of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) for Benghazi Jalal Al-Shuwaihdi has asked the UN Security Council to probe the kidnapping of HoR member Siham Sirgiwa by Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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HCS calls Libyan government to boycott Arab emergency summit

The High Council of State (HCS) has called on the Presidential Council (PC) to boycott the Arab emergency summit, called for by Saudi Arabia later this month, as an expression of rejection to the Arab League position, which it described as shameful towards the attack on Tripoli.

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The rise of Libya’s renegade general: How Haftar built his war machine

From its powerbase in eastern Libya, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) has gradually extended the territory under its control and the firepower at its disposal, to the point where it now challenges the authority of the country’s United Nations-recognised government in Tripoli.

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