Khalifa Haftar: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..