Khalifa Haftar

Libyan court allows Khalifa Haftar back to presidential race

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 04:24 GMT

Tripoli Appeals Court abolished on Monday, Zawiya Court’s ruling excluding Commander Khalifa Haftar from the presidential race, allowing him back as a presidential candidate in Libya.

In pics: Egypt’s intelligence chief meets with Haftar, Aguila Saleh in Benghazi

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 06:52 GMT

Abbas Kamel made an official visit to Benghazi to deliver a message of support to the Libyan people from President El Sisi.

Egypt’s path toward achieving de-escalation in Libya, ending mercenaries’ presence

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 05:25 GMT

Egypt’s President said that the current conflict in Libya harms the stability of the neighboring countries

Why is Turkey risking deeper involvement in Libyan conflict?

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 11:37 GMT

Ankara has already provided the internationally recognized GNA in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, with armored vehicles and drones.

Libyan Interior Min. says Egypt’s support contributed to reaching ceasefire

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 04:15 GMT

As Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj announced a ceasefire nationwide, his Interior Minister told Bloomberg that the ceasefire could only happen with support from Egypt, US and Turkey.

Libyan FM hails Cairo Declaration, says maritime border demarcation deals on horizon

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Al-Hawaij considered the Cairo Declaration an Egyptian initiative that takes into consideration the Libyan vision and a proof of the firm relations between both countries.

Egypt’s Foriegn Minister discusses mutual relations, regional efforts with US Secretary and stresses 'Cairo Declaration' as ultimate solution for Libyan crisis

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 05:23 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed mutual relations between Egyptian and the United States as well as means to boost them with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call on Thursday.

Egyptian Army to intervene 'at Libyans’ request, withdraw upon their order': Sisi to tribal chiefs

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that “Egypt will intervene at the Libyans' request and will withdraw upon their order.”

Libyan tribal chiefs arrive in Egypt to stop Turkish ‘occupation’, ‘violation of sovereignty’

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 10:25 GMT

On Wednesday night, a delegation of Libyan tribal sheikhs has arrived in Egypt from Benghazi, where the forces of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar are stationed, to discuss ways to end Turkey’s “blatant interference and violation of Libyan sovereignty.”

Many countries hail Egypt’s steps toward stabilizing Libya

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 02:51 GMT

The planned ceasefire is set to start on Monday, June 8. The declaration also includes a call for the removal of foreign mercenaries from Libya and further political recommendations.

Libya’s Khalifa Haftar to arrive in Cairo, Wednesday

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 05:23 GMT

Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Haftar expected to arrive in Cairo

Eastern Libyan forces commander Haftar arrives in Berlin for summit

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 09:17 GMT

Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar arrived in Berlin on Saturday for a summit that will take place on Sunday.

Libya's Haftar thanks Putin for peace efforts

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 - 03:35 GMT

Commander of Libya National Army General Khalifa Haftar has thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for his efforts to end fighting in the war-torn country

Haftar avoids ceasefire call, vows to continue Tripoli offensive

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 - 12:22 GMT

The Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Haftar on Thursday vowed to continue its offensive in the capital, Tripoli, against “terrorist” groups, apparently rejecting ceasefire calls by Russia and Turkey, Reuters reported.

Italy's FM says Haftar to visit Rome soon

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 03:46 GMT

The minister added in his statements to press upon his arrival from Libya on Wednesday that thesolution to the Libyan crisis will not be military.

Exclusive: UN-brokered Ghadames dialogue postponed due to escalation in Libya

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 11:41 GMT

"Libyan army's advance on Triploi aims to protect the constitution and the citizens' rights and freedoms and to secure their lives and properties."

Sisi calls for rapid action to stop escalation in Libya

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 04:07 GMT

President Sisi also affirmed Egypt's support to re-establish the Libyan national institutions and unify the Libyan military institutions.

Eastern Libyan commander Haftar orders his troops to move towards Tripoli - video

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 03:50 GMT

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to move towards the capital Tripoli, in a video message published online on Thursday.

Eastern Libya forces, moving west, say Tripoli key to national dignity

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 07:30 GMT

Forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar are preparing a mission to "liberate the homeland from terrorism.

Sisi heads mini-summit in Palermo with Haftar, Sarraj

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 01:16 GMT

President Sisi met with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Libyan Presidential Council Chairman Fayez al-Sarraj, and Libyan Military Commander Haftar.