A day earlier, Russian and other foreign mercenaries entered a key oil field in southern Libya, forcing a halt in operations.
Warlord Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia announces pulling out of parts of capital Tripoli overnight, after losing control of Watiya air base to UN-backed government in western Libya.
The Syrian dictator and the Libyan warlord have been accused of tacitly working together to amass fortunes from illegal drug trafficking, exploiting civil war conditions of both Libya and Syria.
Publicly, the US backs the UN-backed government in Tripoli. It's time it starts showing that support.
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