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Haftar’s Rebranded Coups: Haftar’s ability to frame coups as “wars on terror” ensures his international support, but masks a destructive manipulation of tribal dynamics.

A few months after his April 4 surprise assault on Tripoli to unseat the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Khalifa Haftar, leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), lost control of Gharyan on June 26. The LNA has since been steadily losing ground in heavy fighting in …

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Following defeat in Gharyan: Tahnoun bin Zayed funds plan to prevent splits from Haftar army

Egyptian and Libyan sources unveiled, Tuesday, that the UAE national security advisor and brother of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Tahnoun bin Zayed, is overseeing a large-scale operation to bribe militias loyal to Tobruk parliament against the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, for fear of …

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RSF calls for Eastern Libya media ban on 11 TV channels to be lifted

International NGO, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), yesteday called on the Libyan Interim Government based in Eastern Libya, to explain the order it has issued to municipal authorities not to cooperate with 11 TV channels. This ban must be lifted in order to respect the public’s right to information, RSF said.

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