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Libyan government asks Europe for help against Haftar

Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) appealed Tuesday for Europe’s support against military strongman Khalifa Haftar, as the country’s former colonial ruler Italy and France spar over a conflict that has stirred divisions both regionally and internationally.

Libya’s Deputy PM Warns EU not to Trust Haftar, Avoid Repeat of Syrian Scenario

On Sunday, the World Health Organisation reported that the death toll from the renewed clashes between Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s forces and those loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord has climbed to 147.

Libyan Conflict Could Worsen Migrant Plight, European Commissioner Warns

The worsening security situation in Libya, where forces loyal to the leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army are attempting to seize the capital city, could make conditions even more dire for migrants in the country, the European Union’s Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said at …

Libya: Back on The Brink of a Civil War?

Libya, once again, is on the boil. Khalifa Haftar, who leads the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) in the eastern part of the country, set off alarm bells this week when he ordered his troops to march on Tripoli where an internationally recognized government is seated. Haftar refuses to accept …