Khalifa Haftar

How to make the Berlin Conference on Libya a success

Libya’s warring factions, and their international backers, converge on Berlin today in a bid to end the country’s latest civil war. Here’s what it takes for the conference to be a success.

Libysche Milizen auf Patrouille
The fight for Tripoli is in full swing
Turkey’s Intervention and the fight for the Libyan capital Tripoli

The fight for the Libyan capital enters a decisive phase. President Serraj has his back to the wall and it will probably fall to Turkey to save Europe’s partner from the enemy at the gates.

Tripoli under siege and the real cost of the Libyan war

As Haftar’s latest assault on the Libya capital enters a new phase, many Libyans have been killed, displaced and left mentally traumatised by a conflict which grinds on with no end in sight.

The war in Libya drags on
Sallum, a border town between Egypt an Libya
Reading Egypt’s Policy on Libya

Egypt has long thrown its weight behind Khalifa Haftar in Libya, but there are signs that it is opening the door to dialogue with his rivals. Will they listen?