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GNA "should Resist Egypt's Ceasefire Proposal for Libya"

By David Mack, for The Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) is at a crucial juncture. They have momentum on the ground, but they risk losing the chance to restore a unified Libya […]

Libya's Proxy Sponsors face a Dilemma

By Ranj Alaaldin and Emadeddin Badi, for The Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Events in Libya have taken a remarkable turn after the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli, the Government of National Accord (GNA), took back full control of […]

Why Algeria is suddenly more Interested in Libya

By Alia Brahimi and Akram Kharief, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. After years of working quietly behind the scenes, Algeria has adopted a more assertive, if uneven, policy towards the war in neighboring Libya. In the latest […]

Video: Can US airstrikes push IS out of Libya?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. For the past few months, Libyan forces have been engaged in battle to push fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) out of Sirte. But progress […]

Libya’s Draft Constitution: Compromise or Compromised?

By Ronald Bruce St John, who has served on the Atlantic Council Working Group on Libya, and on the International Advisory Board of The Journal of Libyan Studies. This article was originally published on the Atlantic Council’s MENASource blog on March 3, 2016, and is republished by Libya Business News with permission. The Constitutional Drafting […]

Video: Have UN-led Talks been Compromised?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. For the past year and a half, rival militias loyal to rival goverments in Libya, have been fighting what has been described as a low-level civil war.And the UN's envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon, […]

Continued Obstacles to a Deal in Libya

By Mohamed Eljarh, Nonresident Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. This article was originally published on the Atlantic Council’s MENASource blog on October 26, 2015, and is republished by Libya Business News with permission. The UN Special Envoy for Libya Bernardino Leon announced his final proposals for Libya’s national […]