Joining the crisis in Tripoli on the side of the UN-backed Presidential Council have been groups such as the Benghazi Defence Brigades, designated by the US and the UK as a terrorist organisation, and the militia run by Misratan radical Salah Badi.
This was the first summer since 2011 without the sound of fighting in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Risks of being hit by bullets or shellfire have now ended after the Syrian Government retook the cities surrounding the capital in Spring.
On Wednesday, the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) announced that the rival Libyan militias have agreed a ceasefire to pause fighting that has killed more than 100 people over the past month in Tripoli.
The Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that Libya has lost billions of dollars in oil revenues because of the clashes that have occurred in the Oil Crescent ports of Ras Lanuf and al-Sidra.