Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), attends funeral of Sheikh Al-Basha Saleh Al-Atyush, a leading figure of Al-Moghrabi tribe from eastern Libya, who passed away on Wednesday, according to LNA’s media office.
Sheikh Al-Atyush died due to a health problem in the city of Benghazi. Al-Atyush is considered one of the most important social leaders in Libya, especially in the oil crescent region, where the Al-Moghrabi tribe, to which the deceased belonged, extends.
Saleh Al-Atyush is a social figure who has played advanced roles in influential events since 2011, especially in the oil crescent region in central Libya.
The late was known for his important social and political roles, especially in recent years, which witnessed confrontations between the Libyan National Army and armed groups in the east of the country.