By Jalel Harchaoui To many Libyan households, the top security threat plaguing their daily lives isn’t the risk of being caught in the crossfire between contending militias, falling victim to a jihadi group, or being kidnapped for ransom.
For one, the Libyan ordinary citizens are suffering on a daily basis form inadequate food commodities, lack of power and water...Read More
By Mark Watts Police push for prosecution of man suspected of shooting dead WPC Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy more...Read More
By Anna Borshchevskaya and Mohamed Eljarh The following report is based on points raised during a Mediterranean Advisory...Read More
Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Libya on 10 January to discuss with Libyan leaders the...Read More
By Austin Bodetti General Khalifa Haftar is imposing a bloody siege on Derna with diplomatic and military support from the Emiratis, reports Austin Bodetti.
By Fathi Al-Fadali It should be noted that the call for elections in Libya has rattled the Libyan political scene, and succeeded in shaking up political bodies in decision-making positions in the Libyan arena.
By Raouf Farrah While many Amazigh were marginalized and discriminated against during the Gaddafi era, they are now the vanguard in promoting minority rights.
The July 2017 peace plan the UN worked out is still limping along. The UN backed GNA (Government of National Accord in Tripoli) has continued to weaken while the HoR (House of Representatives government in Tobruk) now controls or contests most...
By Azeem Ibrahim Though it continues to be overshadowed by the conflicts in other parts of the world, the civil war in Libya is still going strong.
By Bill Roggio & Alexandra Gutowski The United States launched a record number of airstrikes in Yemen and Somalia in 2017, and more importantly has reinitiated the targeting of terrorists in Pakistan and Libya.
By Karlos Zurutuza Despite the advances they have made since 2011, Libya’s largest minority still struggles for its most basic demands.
By Mark Micallef and Tuesday Reitano Migrant arrivals in Europe from Libya have dropped, but interventions could undermine Libya’s peace process.
The recent assassination of Salah Al-Qatrani, a Libyan activist, marks the 201st political assassination in the country since 2017 and the first of 2018.
By Robert Springborg The negative political and economic trends that characterised the Middle East in 2017, look set to intensify in 2018. At whatever level one reviews the region’s prospects for the coming year, they look bleak.
By Jazya Gebril On September 25, 2017, the Wahbi al-Bouri Cultural Center in Benghazi’s area 602 screened a documentary about mines.
Other Opinion: Haftar’s confusion makes him contradicts himself By Sami Zaptia. Khalifa Hafter, commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), the Libyan army recognized by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR), has said that Libya...
Libya earned $14 billion in oil revenues in 2017, nearly three times more than in the previous year, allowing it to halve its budget deficit, the central bank said, amid a partial recovery in oil output despite continued political and economic...
By Sudarsan Raghavan At one end of Al Nahda Street, three families with small children live in a shell-pocked townhouse with an unexploded bomb embedded in its roof. At the other end, an old man has spent weeks eating one meal a day. He is on...
By Charles Bremner A businessman is to be deported to France after being arrested at Heathrow airport on a warrant from French judges investigating claims by the Gaddafi family that it bankrolled the presidential election campaign of Nicolas...
By Abdullah Ben Ibrahim A heavily armed brigade from Tarhuna city, known as Kani Brigade, took control on Sunday of Garabulli (Castelverde) town, some 70 km east of Tripoli, and forced the Presidential Council brigades stationed in two...
By Senussi Bsaikri I have looked into the motives of the Dignity Operation the early days of its launch, and the focus of this debate was on two fundamental elements.