The past week was marked by the apparent failure of the negotiations between House of Representatives (HoR) and Government of National Accord (GNA) representatives on amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) as the two parties were unable to reach a compromise on the contentious issues of the LPA. Meanwhile, other reports suggested that Saif Al-Islam may be preparing a political comeback.
This week was marked by a suicide bomb attack carried out by fighters affiliated with the Islamic State (IS), targeting the Misrata courthouse. Meanwhile, new disruptions were reported at Sharara oilfield as a youth group from Southern Libya blocked the roads leading to the oilfield to protest the worsening of living conditions in Southern Libya.
The past week was marked by significant political advances as the UN Special Envoy to Libya presented his agenda for the country. Ghassan Salame proposed several initiatives to push forward the Libyan political transition. Meanwhile, temporary disruptions were reported at Al-Zawyia oil refinery due to a blockade organized by an unknown armed group.