The New Arab has seen a copy of a immigration order, issued under the command of General Haftar, banning entry to nationals from six Muslim-majority nations.
Acting in response to the US' missile strikes on a Syrian regime airbase, a Russian military spokesperson said Moscow was closing a safety coordination channel with Washington.
UN peacekeeping forces have been repeatedly refused access to the scene of fighting between government and rebel troops in South Sudan where fears that a massacre have occurred.
Syria's foreign minister has claimed that the regime could not have carried out Tuesday's chemical weapons attack as its jets didn't carry out its first airstrikes until hours later.
Moscow reaffirmed its support for the Syrian regime's military despite the horrific killing of scores of civilians in a chemical attack on a village in opposition territory.
The leaders of the two main Kurdish parties in Iraq agreed on Sunday to announce a date for a referendum on establishing a new Kurdish state later this year.
Hamas has finalised its new charter, reportedly recognising Israel's 1967 borders, changing the definition of its enemy from 'Jews' to 'the occupiers' and distancing itself from the Muslim Brotherhood.
General Haftar has appointed a number of leaders loyal to previous dictator Gaddafi to his army - which one military council says is totally against the original revolutionary vision.
The bodies of four young men, one handcuffed behind his back, were discovered near al-Bab in Syria, after an international lawyer called for greater evidence gathering on IS war crimes.
The US launched a second drone strike against suspected al-Qaeda leaders in Yemen, while a Pentagon spokesperson announced the US was expanding its Somali engagement.
A new oil exploration contract signed by Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum caused a recent flare of violence in the country's north - as experts warn against investing in South Sudan's minerals.
It is currently impossible for a civilian to be admitted into a hospital in the Raqqa region, local media activists report as the WHO warns of Syria's failing healthcare system.
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