Tag - Libya Political Agreement (LPA)

Libya still broken one year on

By Rana Jawad

Libya is a mess. That is not news to most, but Libyan lives were supposed to have improved by now. Saturday marks exactly a year since the signing of the political agreement brokered by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. Read More

Libya: Political Impasse and Deepening Rifts

Policy Analysis Unit- ACRPS

Libya’s Presidential Guard, a body normally tasked with the protection of sites of presidential power and state guest houses, announced on Tuesday, 18 October that it was splitting off from the State Council answerable to the Fayez Sarraj-led Government of National Accord (GNA). Read More

Libyan Forces Claim Full Control of Sirte

By Hassan Morajea and Maria Abi-habib

Libyan forces backed by U.S. airstrikes retook the coastal city of Sirte from Islamic State on Monday, ending a monthslong battle for the extremist redoubt and dealing a fresh blow to the extremist group’s regional ambitions. Read More

Conflict-hot Libya in absolute free-fall

By Richard J. C. Galustian

Do you suppose the words of Baron Rothschild in the 18th century, crossed subconsciously the mind of The Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) when they decided to hold a conference this coming week in Malta encouraging British industry to start commercial activity in Libya? Read More