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Opinion| Armed militias threaten the stability of Libya

Opinion| Armed militias threaten the stability of Libya

The violent clashes that occurred a few days ago raised fears of a broader escalation, especially in light of the severe political division in the country. Therefore, Arab and western countries called for dialogue and de-escalation. These recent clashes come within the framework of the ongoing competition between the dismissed Dbeibeh government and the Bashagha government, which was appointed by the Libyan Parliament last February.

Hatem Sadek

Dr Hatem Sadiq

Opinion| The repercussions of the Ukrainian crisis on Libya

   Signs of conflict appeared when Russia renewed its endeavor to end the tasks of the UN mission in Tripoli, a few weeks before the start of the discussion about extending its term and appointing a new head for it. Russia also stressed its refusal to empower veteran American diplomat Stephanie Williams and prevent her from obtaining international legitimacy beyond her mission as Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Libya.

Hatem Sadek

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Opinion| Libya at the crossroads

The Libyans were skeptical about Williams’ intentions and considered the initiative as biased towards al-Dabaiba, who refused to hand over power to the new government headed by Bashagha, which is a clear change in her position regarding Bashagha and his government.

Hatem Sadek

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Opinion| What after postponing the elections in Libya?

What happened in Libya this week is surprising. All parties to the political process decided to postpone the presidential elections, which were scheduled for the 24th of this month, to next January. This postponement was made without an official announcement, except for this proposal made by the Libyan Electoral Commission. This is strange for the …

Hatem Sadek

Dr Hatem Sadiq

Opinion| Libyan elections crisis

In this context, Cairo and the Gulf states attach great attention to the issue of removing foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya and adhering to the road map, which President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has previously emphasized in all his meetings with international officials. Indeed, over the last ten years of the Libyan crisis, Egypt and the Gulf states played a pivotal role through international institutions to reach political solutions and stop the exchange of fire between the Libyan people.

Hatem Sadek