he Libyan capital Tripoli was shaken by a wave of clashes between rival armed groups during the early hours of May 17.
" Considering the current situation in Libya, this would be among the best ways to describe the country's current circumstances vis-à-vis the hope-filled attempts to have free and fair elections which were planned more than a year ago.
ime flies when it comes to the rapidly developing sequence of events in Libya.
ecently, there have been a number of high-profile meetings between the leadership of Libya's Government of National Unity and that of Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
n recent weeks, Tripoli has seen a steady stream of visits by European officials after the Government of National Unity (GNU) won the confidence of the Libyan parliament to lead the country to elections in late December of this year.
The conflict in Libya will constitute a significant policy priority in the Transatlantic relationship between the United States and Europe.
xperts discussed the possibility of a peaceful transition in Libya at an online panel organized by SETA Brussels entitled “Libya’s Political Transition Process,” on February 23, 2021.
ibya recently saw the conclusion of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), a peace process under the United Nations’s (UN) auspices.
or the first time since the First World War, Libya has occupied a central position in Turkish foreign policy.
On December 26, 2019, Turkey's official gazette (Resmi Gazete) published the Memorandum of Understanding ratified by the Turkish President on Security and Military Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Libya’s UN Recognized Government of National Accord.
Turkey has angered Greece and Egypt after it signed a new maritime deal with Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) that declared Turkey and Libya as ‘neighbors’ with adjacent coastal zones.
In a press release on June 30, the Turkish foreign ministry announced that 6 Turkish citizens were detained in Libya by Haftar’s militia, describing the hostile act as an act of banditry and piracy.
On 4 April, 2019, Haftar declared that he issued orders for his forces to move westward and take control of Tripoli, the capital of Libya, which is under the control of the UN-backed National Accord government.
-Israel-UAE axis, Turkey and some other global actors have sided with the Presidential Council of Libya and the Government of National Accord by staying true to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and the Rome Conference against the attack of warlord Khalifa Haftar on Tripoli.
As United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited warlord General Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi within the scope of ‘political solution,’ his troops started to attack Tripoli, which caused all solution seeking attempts of the UN for Libya and the statements of international actors to be questioned.
Ghassan Salamé, the United Nations Special Representative in Libya, prepared and submitted a new roadmap to the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of the State (HCS) to be put in action by December 2017.
The leader has pledged to impose a naval block on Libya and push back “masses of illegal immigrants.