On December 17, the UN-sponsored Sukhairat declaration officially ended the political and military infighting in Libya.
A 9-member Presidency Council of Ministers was named and tasked with selecting a national unity government within 30 days of signing the agreement.
THE SALAFIST GROUPS
as well as the House of Fatwa
AND MEMBERS OF "AL-WAFA”.
Bousahmien is an Islamist leader who was elected as the president of the General National Congress in 2013.
GENERAL KHALIFA HAFTER
Former high ranking army officer in the Libyan army during Qaddafi’s reign before he defected to the US in the late eighties. He returned to Libya after the downfall of Qaddafi and is currently fighting other forces for the control of Libya.
Several armed brigades that fought the forces of Gen. Khalifa Hafter attempt to consolidate his power in Libya. They are close to the Islamist camp
THE PARTY OF JUSTICE
This is the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood organisation in Libya.
LIBYA’S NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT
Building consensus within the Presidency of the Council of Ministers
Balancing out the local and regional affiliations. Traditionally, previous councils had representation from the three main historical regions of Tripoli, Fezzan and Barqah.
A legal challenge in case of lack of quorum once the parliament is convened.
Difficulty in operating from the capital Tripoli due to regular demonstrations against the agreement.
PRIORITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT
the national unity government
SUPPORT AND OPPOSITION
Writing the constitution and putting it up for referendum.
End the fighting
Outline a cease fire agreement Merge the militias within the state agencies
Withdrawal of militant groups from cities and residential areas
Collecting weapons through a specified timetable
The agreement specified the terrorist groups in accordance with the UN Security Council resolution
Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant
Ansar al Shria
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