Over the last couple of weeks, Libya has been rocked by events that have pushed the country to the edge of full-scale civil war.
It all began when the eastern Libyan province of Barqa, led by its federalist, self-proclaimed government, succeeded in selling oil independent from the central government. Then, Libya’s prime minister, Ali Zeidan, fled the country after the General National Congress (GNC) passed a “no confidence” vote to kick him out of office.
Article by Mohamed Eljarh, Foreign Policy.
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