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6
Nov
2020

What’s Up in the MENA Region? US elections, Libyan ceasefire and Israel-Palestine

Libyan ceasefire

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”.

 

US elections

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.

 

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.