Guma El-Gamaty is a Libyan academic and politician who heads the Taghyeer Party in Libya and a member of the UN-backed Libyan political dialogue process.
Comment: Battles over the oil crescent and the capital are framing the ongoing civil war, writes Guma El-Gamaty.
Comment: While Gaddafi built a reputation for getting involved in other countries' business, Libya is now on the receiving end of foreign powers taking an interest, writes Guma El-Gamaty.
Comment: Despite Russia's desire for greater influence in Libya, the US, with former ExxonMobil chief Tillerson leading foreign policy, is unlikely to renounce 60 years of influence, writes Guma ElGamaty.
Comment: Now is not the time to scrap Libya's political agreement, improvements can and must be made if Libya is to find the road to peace, writes Guma ElGamaty.
Comment: Algeria appears to be playing a greater role in facilitating diplomacy in Libya. But what are its chances of being successful where others have failed? asks Guma ElGamaty.
Comment: Eliminating IS from Sirte was an important step in bringing stability to Libya, but the political and economic challenges ahead are numerous, writes Guma El-Gamaty
Comment: General Haftar may have met Russian officials to discuss collaboration, but Putin will be keeping his eyes on the end game for Russia, writes Guma El-Gamaty
Comment: A meeting in London this week to help end political and economic stagnation in Libya was hailed a success, but the road ahead has many obstacles, writes Guma El-Gamaty
Comment: Gaddafi's violent death five years ago brought an end to his 42-year dictatorship over Libya, but his legacy and cult still overshadow the country today, writes Guma El-Gamaty.
Comment: As elected officials are being replaced by military leaders, Libya seems to be facing the alarming possibility of returning to military rule, writes Guma El-Gamaty.
Comment: Khalifa Haftar's move to take control of Libyan oil installations gives him more leverage to pressure his opponents in his quest for power, writes Guma El-Gamaty
Comment: Victory in Sirte may be a catalyst for success in the divided nation, but Libya will need more than optimism to rebuild a national consensus, writes Guma El-Gamaty.
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