MBZ's trusted Libyan trio Free
Libya is strategically important for Abu Dhabi and is monitored by a trusted trio of experts, who keep the Emirati leader in the loop. The three men are also the main point of contact on Libya for Western nations.
With attempts by migrants to cross the Mediterranean from Libya on the increase and the European Union trying to set up its migration controls ever further from its own borders, Libya's coast guards are facing all kinds of pressures, from Libyans and foreign governments alike.
The United Nations is about to hire a private contractor to clear mines laid during Khalifa Haftar's offensive on the Libyan capital. The leading firms in the sector are bidding for the contract, which comes against a backdrop of political transition.