It’s a tale of two governments and multiple militias in Libya while ISIL tries to stake its claim.
Peace talks are under way to create a unity government in Libya between the internationally recognized leadership and warring factions. Meanwhile, the country grapples with ISIL in the town of Sirte amid nationwide unrest. Libya has turned to the Arab League for help – asking for international intervention.
CCTV’s Adel el Mahrouky reported from Cairo.
To discuss the latest on Libya:
- Hafed al-Ghwell is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East.
- Omar Turbi is a Libyan activist and political analyst.
- Manal Omar is associate vice president for the Middle East and Africa Center at the United States Institute of Peace.