The latest fighting between the two rival forces from Tripoli has shown how shifting alliances, a prominent pattern in the civil war, has marked the North African country’s conflict.
Stephanie Williams meets UN-recognised PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibah and Fathi Bashagha, named by eastern-based rival parliament to head a new government, as political chaos reigns in the North African country.
UN-backed premier warns against dragging Libyans "into a new war", saying eastern-based parliament's decision to name a new premier is an attempt to take capital Tripoli by force.
Libya’s warring sides might be moving towards a political settlement through upcoming elections but risks for a military conflict remain.
Foreign Minister Najla al Mangoush tells visiting top diplomats of France, Germany and Italy that an estimated 20,000 mercenaries and foreign fighters must "leave the Libyan lands immediately."
After a decade-long catastrophic fighting, the country’s western and eastern forces take the path of reconciliation. But experts doubt it could end the civil war.
New interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah pledges to unite divided Libya, preparing to steer the war-torn country to December elections.
The new interim government and future ministers are replacing Libya’s two rival administrations as part of a UN-backed transitional roadmap, which envisages holding elections in the war-torn country in December.
Libyans hope a new political transitional can unite the country and bring about a reconciliation process – but many hurdles remain.
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