Libyan civil war
Libyan lawmakers Libya’s eastern parliament votes to withdraw confidence from interim government

The vote is a blow to the UN-mediated peace talks between close to 75 political and tribal factions in the country, as well as the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections that are scheduled for December 24 

Libya talks LPDF resumes talks to end Libyan civil war with eye on December elections

The talks between the different groups seek to reach an agreement on a constitutional framework for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections

Brazilian judge annuls criminal convictions against Lula da Silva and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the decision by a Brazilian Supreme Court Judge annulling the criminal convictions against former president Lula da Silva, the start of the trial of former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, the upcoming vote of confidence in Libya, the protests across Latin America and the Carribbean on International Women’s Day, and the possible reasons behind the explosion of the SpaceX SN10 Starship rocket

Libyan parliament discusses fate of the UN supported interim government

In its first united meeting since divisions in 2014, in Sirte, the Libyan House of Representative is expected to approve a 35 member unity government proposed by prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah

Libyan factions meet in Geneva to decide on interim government

Representatives of Libyan groups are meeting in Geneva from February 1-5 to decide on a prime minister and a three-member presidency council from a list of 45 candidates

Government in eastern Libya resigns after days of protest

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

UAE-Israel deal is yet another dagger in Palestine’s back

The UAE-Israel deal is a violation of the Arab country’s commitments to not establish relationships with the Zionist entity till the concerns of the Palestinians are addressed

Will Libya Peace Talks in Berlin Lead to any Peace?

Eleven countries will be meeting in Berlin to broker a peace agreement between the Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army.

Turkey-GNA deal As the war in Libya escalates, external powers compete over its resources

The proxy war being waged in Libya for almost a decade has heated up with regional and international powers, including Turkey, competing for greater control over the region’s resources

Maritime disputes spur civil war in Libya

The competition between Turkey and countries such as Egypt, Israel and Greece has added further complexity to the conflict in Libya.

NATO should be obsolete

The 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization that met in London on December 4 is a stale military holdover from the Cold War days that should have gracefully retired many years ago.

rescue boat Alan Kurdi malta Malta receives migrants aboard the rescue ship Alan Kurdi

The number of migrants attempting the perilous Mediterranean crossing has increased after the recent escalation of civil war in Libya.

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