Skip to main content

Has Khalifa Haftar lost his bid for power in Libya?

Khalifa Haftar has lost a year-long battle to wedge Libya’s Tripoli region away from the UN-backed government. Who is he? And how did he go from exiled general to self-styled military hero?
Middle East Eye delivers independent and unrivalled coverage and analysis of the Middle East, North Africa and beyond. To learn more about republishing this content and the associated fees, please fill out this form. More about MEE can be found here.