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The National Interest reports on Turkish-hired Syrian mercenaries in Libya

On 5 September, journalists John Lechner and S. Asher published an article entitled ‘Inside the Bloody Business of Turkey’s Syrian Mercenaries’ for The National Interest. In the article, they explain how following General Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against the Government of National Accord (GNA) in 2019, the GNA requested Turkish military …

PeaceRep report on Fragmentation of Peacemaking in Libya

Peace and Conflict Resolution Evident Platform (PeaceRep) recently released a report entitled ‘Fragmentation of Peacemaking in Libya: Reality and Perception’ authored by Jalel Harchaoui, Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), and Bernardo Mariani, Peace and Conflict Resolution Consultant at PeaceRep.

Libyan MPs take aim at UK ambassador over GNU support

Some 53 members of Libya’s House of Representatives have signed a statement accusing the British ambassador to the country of interfering in Libyan affairs after she spoke on television of her work with the rival Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU).

‘Libyan leaders love to court external actors, but blame them for mostly Libyan failures,’ says UN advisor

Stephanie Williams left her position on the last day of July, eight months after being appointed as the UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Libya. In her final statement in the role she said that her top priority was to “listen to the millions of Libyans who registered to vote” …