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Some progress towards resolving Libya’s protracted domestic conflict was made in the Berlin Conference. But comprehensive peace remains a distant prospect

A joint Russian-Turkish initiative on Libya appears to have ground to a standstill, leaving the way to the Berlin Conference unclear

Turkey and Russia reinforce their positions on the ground in Libya as international concern about foreign intervention in the civil war mounts, writes Kamel Abdallah

After a year marked by multiple successfully managed elections, there are good reasons to believe the Tunisian people can surmount the challenges ahead, writes Kamel Abdallah

Amid increased foreign meddling, this year saw growing complications, rather than forward movement, in efforts to resolve Libya’s nine-year-old civil war

As preparations continue on UN plans to relaunch negotiations on the crisis in Libya, commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar has reiterated his determination to capture Tripoli

Indications are that Ghassan Salamé’s aspired conference on Libya may have to be postponed amid persistent differences between international powers, reflected in polarised local political factions, writes Kamel Abdallah

Seemingly delayed by complexities in preparations, the planned Berlin conference on Libya may result in nothing if one half of a divided Libya is excluded, writes Kamel Abdallah

UN efforts to pull Libyan warring parties back to negotiations appear to be gaining traction. But will the upcoming Berlin conference succeed where so many others failed

Diplomatic pressure is increasing to nudge Libya’s warring parties back to comprehensive negotiations, writes Kamel Abdallah

With little agreement on a solution among local and international powers, the Libyan conflict looks set to continue to widen

The death of former Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi last week marks the end of a generation of politicians that came of age with the country’s independence from France, writes Kamel Abdallah

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

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