Amidst continued clashes between the eastern-based Libyan National Army and the western-based Government of National Accord (GNA), the United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, calls for a cessation to the fighting.
On Monday January 7th, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) announced that it would be delaying a planned meeting to discuss the formation of the new government with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
83 Iraqi lawmakers, representing 25% of the Council of Representatives, have gathered together with United Nations representatives to plan the activities of the upcoming session of the Women Parliamentarians Caucus.
The National Institute of Statistics, a government agency in Tunisia has revealed that the country's export to import rose to 72%. According to the Institute the deficit in trade amounted to at least $2.6 billion.