Cairo gunning for General Haftar after loss of Watiya

General Khalifa Haftar, head of the Libyan National Army.
General Khalifa Haftar, head of the Libyan National Army. © Reuters/Costas Baltas
The military defeat suffered in Watiya by General Khalifa Haftar, who was unable to hold on to the main military base in the west of Libya, has further soured his relations with his Egyptian ally. Cairo is now considering replacing him at the head of the army as he faces the prospect of further setbacks in the south of the country. [...] (768 words)
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