Sun Aug 21, 2016 09:07AM
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar
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These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:

The fate of a general in Libya

A former CIA asset in Libya has fallen from grace with the US. Reports say Washington now considers Khalifa Haftar as a headache and someone who stands in the way of peace and unification in the North African country. A massive media campaign is under way in the US against the former army general, who is now called a renegade.

Turkey no longer a US ally?

Turkey’s relations with the US have been strained: The country is no longer considered as an ally of Washington. And the list of their differences is long: the two are now at loggerheads over Syria and the role Kurds will play in Syria’s future.

Black Lives Matter against Israel

Black Lives Matter, a movement formed to raise awareness about US police brutalities against African Americans, has experienced a surprise turn in its cause. In its policy document released last week, the group has criticized Israel for committing what it has described as a genocide against the Palestinian people.