Middle East

Rival Libyan kingpins break the ice in Abu Dhabi

A handout picture released by the media office of the Libyan Armed Forces on January 31, 2016 shows General Khalifa Haftar (R), commander of the armed forces loyal to the internationally recognized Libyan government, shaking hands with the head of Libya's UN-backed unity government, Fayez al-Sarraj, in the eastern town of al-Marj, about 80 km east of the Mediterranean port city of Benghazi.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 03, 2017, on page 9.




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