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Russia could supply Haftar with arms through newly opened trade air-line between Damascus and Benghazi

The Libyan east-based Minister of Economy, Munir Al-Aser, who is loyal to the House of Representatives and Khalifa Haftar met last Saturday with his Syrian counterpart Mohammed Samir Al-Khalil in Damascus, in a visit that comes first of its kind for a Libyan official to Syria after the Arab Spring.

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Saudi extremist cleric phones Haftar to give him instructions on how to build his army

A Telephone conversation between the Saudi radical cleric, Osama Ataya Al-Otaibi, and commander of Dignity Operation, warlord Khalifa Haftar, has shown the interference and influence of extremists on Khalifa Haftar and their powers to master his self-styled army.

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Migration from Libya down but threat of torture, death remains

Despite the European Union and Libya cutting a deal last February to prevent people from making the perilous journey to Europe, over 3,000 migrants and refugees perished at sea in 2017. A year later, Libya holds thousands of migrants captive under terrible conditions while others still die at sea, according to an Oxfam report published …

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Russian official: Haftar asked Russia to build military base in east Libya

The Head of the Russian contact group on intra-Libyan settlement, Lev Dengov, has revealed that the commander of the self-proclaimed army in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, asked Russia to build a military base in the country’s east, saying the Russian defense ministry has the details of the Libyan request.

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