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The military situation in Libya remains deadlocked, with no political breakthrough in sight, despite an uptick in regional and international mediation efforts

The recapture of Gharyan from LNA forces has broken the stalemate in Libya and could open a path towards fresh political negotiations

Egypt continues its efforts to resolve the crisis in Libya

Deeming phase one of his Tripoli operation complete, Khalifa Haftar presses on while the Government of National Accord calls for support


International alignments continue to emerge around the question of Tripoli and where support lies: with the recognised government, or the commander of the Libyan National Army

Khalifa Haftar’s march on Tripoli could cost the country its unity, as the death toll rises amid ongoing infighting

The move of Commander Khalifa Haftar towards the Libyan capital has boomeranged into increased support for the Tripoli-based government

Though Algeria’s Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika called for national dialogue, he found himself no longer president and his position is announced vacant

A flurry of meetings is underway to reassure Libya’s political players despite protracted strife that a new settlement is possible. Whether these efforts will succeed is another matter

Algerian President Abdul-Aziz Bouteflika withdrew his candidacy for a fifth term in office this week, postponing the country’s presidential elections and promising a comprehensive process of reform

A meeting between Khalifa Haftar and Fayez Al-Sarraj in the UAE has sparked suspicion in Libya, with secrecy as yet surrounding its outcome

Algerian President Abdul-Aziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in office is causing turmoil across the country

Algeria was rocked by protests last weekend as demonstrators demanded that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika retract his decision to stand for a fifth term

A breakthrough in peace-making remains elusive in Libya, but tentatively the landscape may be clearing

Commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar aims to wrest control of southwest oil fields from the hands of militias, a move not without great risks, writes Kamel Abdallah

Renewed conflicts on the outskirts of Tripoli indicate that significant challenges remain to be surmounted if Libya’s crisis is to reach resolution

Tensions are continuing to mount between the secularist Nidaa Tounes and the Islamist Ennahda parties in Tunisia, writes Kamel Abdallah in Tunis

The Tunisian government’s approval of a new law on gender equality in inheritance is a challenge to the rapprochement between Prime Minister Youssef Chahed and the Islamist Ennahda Party, writes Kamel Abdallah in Tunis

After five months of stumbling diplomacy rival Libyan factions have agreed a roadmap that offers hope to the war-torn country

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