UN Warns Against Full-Blown War in Libya
As renegade Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar continues his assault on Tripoli, the United Nations says increasing international support for both sides of the conflict could push it to a boiling point. Haftar, who enjoys support from Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Russia, is hoping to overthrow the UN-backed Government of National Accord. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization says at least 205 have died so far in the fight for Tripoli.
How messy could it get? Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj believes the mounting chaos could invite ISIS back into the mix.
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