The Libyan election commission has failed to produce the final list of candidates for the presidential election on December 24.
The interim government has been insisting that all foreign troops should leave the country for the UN-brokered peace deal to be successful and for elections to be held in a credible manner
The only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.
The interim government is led by prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah and consists of 33 ministers, including two deputy prime ministers. It will administer the country till the December 2021 elections
From former war commanders and representatives of the military-industrial complex to Clinton loyalists to oil lobby-funded, the appointments made so far gives us very little change to be expected from the upcoming Biden administration.
Following a temporary ceasefire in July, Libya’s Government of National Accord and the Khalifa Haftar-led Libyan National Army have struck a permanent deal. All foreign fighters are to leave the country in three months
GNA prime minister Fayez Al-Sarraj said in a televised speech on September 16 that the UN-sponsored peace negotiations have succeeded in the rival sides entering a ‘new preparatory phase’
The government in the eastern part of Libya resigned after four days of protests against cash shortages, frequent power cuts and increasingly high fuel prices
Both the Government of National Accord and the House of Representatives which supports the Libyan National Army made announcements indicating an end to all hostilities, as well as the demilitarization of the cities of Sirte and Al-Jufrah