By Jesselyn Cook Amnesty International accuses European governments of complicity in Libya’s corrupt system.
By Kang Hyun-kyung The prolonged conflict in Libya, which has continued after a series of popular uprisings in the Middle East...Read More
By Tim Eaton Protracted negotiations over the formation of an interim government risk derailing the UN action plan.Read More
By Jamal Jawhar United Nations special envoy Ghassan Salamé said that Libya is expected to hold parliamentary and presidential...Read More
“In Libya, companies always look for male engineers. In the school and in college, men have more opportunities to develop their...Read More
Studying Libya today: Exploring the past to understand the present and shape future research agendas
By Anna Baldinetti This article is part of a 7-part series assessing the prospects and challenges for the study of North...Read More
Rights group Amnesty International says European nations are taking steps to prevent refugees and migrants from crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Libya, trapping them in a system that exposes them to torture and abuse.
By Gregory Scruggs When Libyan-Canadian medical doctor and peace builder Dr. Alaa Murabit, newly appointed as Sustainable Development Advocate by the United Nations secretary-general, took a seat in front of her nameplate at a U.N. event, she...
By Keiran Southern The convicted former leader of an Islamist terror group has won a legal battle to sue British security services over his attempted deportation to Libya.
By Kamal Tawil Libya’s former interim prime minister Mahmoud Jibril is currently getting ready to participate again in the Libyan elections.
By Karlos Zurutuza Abu Kammash was run into the ground before being abandoned by the state in 2010. Locals say its legacy is poison, disease and suffering.
By Arwa Damon, Brent Swails and Brice Laine For three years, she was forced to work as a prostitute on the streets of Moscow, repaying a $45,000 debt to the trafficker who brought her from Nigeria.
By Beverley Milton-Edwards Let me briefly outline four scenarios that are likely to characterize a post-ISIS Middle East and define it as Living on the Edge. These four scenarios are headlined under the following:
The United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, met in Tripoli, on Wednesday, Libyan intellectuals and journalists to talk about the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) action plan to achieve the stability in Libya.
The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham is rebuilding its military power and establishing a safe haven in central Libya as Libyan factions focus on securing their political interests on the populated coast.
Libya’s internationally recognized government has appealed to the United States to drop or ease a travel ban imposed on its citizens by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Some of the supporters of the commander of the Dignity Operation, General Khalifa Haftar, destroyed the boards of the elections centres in the city of Benghazi on Friday.
By Phyllis Bennis The story of slavery in Africa, like slavery in so many other parts of the world, is a painful chronicle whose origins go back centuries. It’s not a new phenomenon. But the issue got a rush of new attention recently, when...
By Nedal M. Swehli In yet another attempt to resolve Libya’s war, on September 20, the United Nations presented a new Action Plan for Libya, supposedly to form a legitimate, functioning, and unified government.
Killings, Destruction Amid Impunity Sufi religious sites are under assault in Libya, with two mosques in Tripoli heavily damaged by unidentified forces over the past two months, Human Rights Watch said today.
By Amira Fathalla One year on from a military campaign that successfully expelled so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, residents have complained of the scale of destruction that remains.
On 28 November, the UN Security Council held a meeting to discuss the reports of migrant slave auctions in Libya.
By Missy Ryan Libya, facing increasing pressure over the mistreatment of migrants seeking a path to Europe, will work to crack down on human smugglers, but European nations must do more to address illegal migration, the head of Libya’s...