The square off between Albulhamid Dbeibeh the incumbent and Fathi Bashagha the pretender continues as each side positions for power in their bid for Libya’s premiership.

At stake is a fragile peace that has prevailed in Libya since the end of a bloody 2019-2020 civil war – instigated by eastern-based warlord Khalifa Haftar whose advance on the capital was stopped by Tripoli-based militias with the support of Turkish firepower (MEES, 22 May 2020). (CONTINUED - 375 WORDS)