Libya conflict may become 'fierce war' - Haftar

The commander of Libya's east-based government, Khalifa Haftar said "men and women" would bear arms "to defend our land" after Turkey authorised the deployment of troops to support the UN-backed government in Tripoli, in the country's west.

On Friday, Khalifa Haftar said that his government, which is seeking to capture the capital Tripoli, would "declare confrontation" with Turkish troops.

"The battle today is no longer just for the liberation of the capital. Rather, it is intensifying and f…

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