Libya's Civil War Heats Up as Rivals Battle for Tripoli

As the battle for Tripoli intensifies, Jacob Mundy, writing in The Conversation Africa, explains the complexities of Libya's civil war. Turkey is backing the internationally recognised Government of National Accord while their rivals in the Libyan National Army, led by self-proclaimed Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar are supported by Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Russian mercenaries.

  • Libya:   Few Champions for Peace in Libya's War

    The Conversation Africa, 25 May 2020

    The year-long battle for Tripoli has been heating up in recent weeks despite widespread calls for a ceasefire during Ramadan and the coronavirus pandemic. As the violence escalates… Read more »

The UN Security Council meeting on Libya in November 2019. But it has been largely silent on Libya for several months.


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