Haftar Militia

Haftar militias lead a combined air and ground assault against the pro-Islamic militias in Benghazi as well as an attack against the Libyan parliament in Tripoli during May 2014. Hafter militias seek to take full political control in Libya with the objective of creating law and order as well as removing Islamic Extremist groups from Benghazi.  The leader of the Hafar militia, Major General Khalifa Haftar, views the assaults of the militias as preventing Libya from becoming a terrorism hub. He also accuses the Libyan Government of betraying Libya to Islamic extremism. Hafter refers to his militia group as the “Libyan National Army.”Centre of OperationsThe Haftar militia operations are at fronts, namely Benghazi and Tripoli. 

Haftar Militia, also known as Libyan National Army is an active group formed c. 2014.
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