Return to Gadhafi Era in Libya A Warlord Rebuilds Benghazi in His Own Image

Benghazi was the center of the revolution against former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. After driving out the Islamists, warlord Khalifa Haftar has set up a culture of surveillance and fear in the city. Now he aims to conquer the rest of the country.
Von Mirco Keilberth und Fritz Schaap
A Friday afternoon in Benghazi

A Friday afternoon in Benghazi

Foto: Sergio Ramazzotti/ DER SPIEGEL
Khalifa Haftar is seeking to take control of all of Libya.

Khalifa Haftar is seeking to take control of all of Libya.

Foto: ABDULLAH DOMA/ AFP
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