On November 4, the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced that the two Libyan factions agreed on a roadmap to implement the ceasefire reached last month. A military subcommittee will be created to oversee the mutual withdrawal, while the Joint Military Commission agreed to meet in Sirte “as soon as possible”.
- International Crisis Group: Fleshing Out the Libya Ceasefire Agreement
After the US elections, world leaders are looking at Washington, waiting for the official results. During last week, many experts have tried to imagine the possible evolution of US foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa.
- Atlantic Council: Middle East business leaders provide perspective on the economic impact of the upcoming US presidential election
- Carnegie MEC: An Opening in North Africa
- ECFR: How a Biden win could transform US policy in the Middle East and North Africa
Israel – Palestine
While Israel faces a deep economic crisis (with national unemployment hitting 23%), the Palestinian village of Khirbet Humsa in the West Bank was demolished by the Israeli army. In the 25th anniversary of Rabin’s assassination, a shared solution between Israelis and Palestinians is still far away.
- Atlantic Council: 25 years after Rabin’s assassination and Israel resembles its old self
- Carnegie MEC: Surviving the Recent Arab Peace Accords