Khalifa Haftar: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Clashes intensify in Libya, UN raises aid alarm

The fighting in and around the capital city of Tripoli has intensified and is not likely to abate in the near future. There are growing fears of it taking shape of a full-blown civil war. The UN envoy to the country, Maria do Valle, has raised an alarm about the possible shortages of aid and ..

Tripoli Explosions: Death toll rises

Libyan capital of Tripoli has been rocked by multiple explosions in air raids as the two-week-old offensive led by the eastern forces took dangerous shape. Tripoli is under the control of a government which has international recognition. The blasts which have been caused by the air strikes were described as very powerful by the locals. ..

Trump praises Haftar on phone, people angry

Many thousands of Libyans have taken to streets in protest as the US President Donald Trump praised General Khalifa Haftar as his forces are trying to wrestle the capital from the governmental forces. It was on April 4, that Haftar and his forces had launched a great attack on the internationally recognised government of Libya ..

Libya: Shelling kills four in Tripoli

The heavy shelling in the capital of Libya, Tripoli has already claimed the lives of 4 people. It has been two weeks since the forces of Khalifa Haftar, Libyan National Army which are based in the east are stuck in the southern outskirts fighting the armed groups which are loyal to the government of Tripoli ..

India evacuates peacekeeping CRPF contingent from Libya

India has recently evacuated its entire contingent of peacekeeping forces comprising 15 CRPF personnel from Tripoli after the situation suddenly worsened in Libya. Indian Ambassador in Tunisia has the concurrent charge of Libya. The military conflict in Libya escalated after the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, recently launched a ..

US pulls forces from Libya

The US military on Sunday relocated many of its troops from Libya. The fighting in Libya has increased. But the US has temporarily relocate the forces from Libya in the midst. The troops protect the diplomatic facilitates in the country. In 2012, the US diplomatic compound was attacked in Libya killing 4 Americans including the ..

Libya: Haftar forces targeted by air raids

Forces under the command of General Khalifa Haftar which are marching towards Tripoli are being targeted by air raids to stop his advance towards the capital which threatens to destabilise the country. Outskirts of the capital thus marked growth in fighting and various civilians who are caught up in the same are suffering untold abuses. ..

Libya: Haftar orders forces to advance West

All the forces which are loyal to the powerful General Khalifa Haftar, have been ordered by him to move towards the western parts of the country which is under control of a rival government backed by United Nations. The latest operation which is ordered by the General is being undertaken to cleanse the western part ..