MinbarLibya – International

Toward a stable Libya: Small steps rather...

By Casper Wuite ‘Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth,’ Ghassan Salamé, the new head of the UN Support Mission in Libya, told the Italian newspaper La Stampa earlier this month, referring to various international...

Smoking Gun Videos Emerge: US Citizen...

By Ryan Goodman and Alex Whiting The International Criminal Court very recently issued an arrest warrant for a militia leader in Libya which should catch the attention of U.S. policymakers, diplomats and prosecutors.

Libyans Anticipate ‘Safety Map’ in New...

By Jamal Jawhar Libyans are looking forward to listen to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s plan, which he will propose before the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, to end the Libyan crisis.

Africom perspective on Libya sheds light on...

By Libya Herald reporter Last week, in Washington DC, General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of U.S. Africa Command, made a presentation at the United States Institute for Peace Program on ‘’U.S.-African Partnerships’’.

Back off and let the UN sort out Libya, says...

By Catherine Philp Efforts to solve the crisis in Libya have failed because of “too many mediators”, the Italian foreign minister has said. He is calling on other nations to abandon freelance negotiations and let the United Nations take...

7th London Conference on Libya Rules out...

By Khalid Mahmoud London hosted a meeting on Thursday to support the political process in Libya and back the efforts of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and his special envoy Ghassan Salame.

Inside Putin’s Libyan Power Play

By Lincoln Pigman and Kyle Orton The Kremlin is trying to prove it can succeed where Washington failed in ending the country’s slide into chaos.

They can’t sail for Europe – so...

By Francesca Mannocchi Militias are trying to take over government detention centres – and trade their occupants as human commodity. The Surman detention centre, home to hundreds of desperate refugees, is nothing more than a concrete...

Who is Amr Al-Nami?

By Safa Alharathy Amr Al-Nami is a well-educated scholar with an open mind who graduated from Cambridge in 1971 and returned to his country as a freedom activist and a strong defender of Islamic culture.

Families threatened during attempting to...

By Libya Herald reporter Moves made in Misrata last week to implement the agreement permitting Tawerghans to return home appear to have proved unworkable today after four Tawerghan families who had gone to Tawergha for a temporary visit, were...

Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected

By Stephen Walker The government has rejected a call for a UK reparations fund for victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA attacks. The fund was originally suggested by a cross-party group of MPs on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.

Life for Libyan women six years after the...

By Alessandra Bocchi “Gaddafi’s removal allowed both women and men to [openly] talk about the issues affecting Libya,” said Faiza Ramadan, a female artist living in Libya’s capital, Tripoli.

The Still Elusive Libyan Peace

By Imad K. Harb The apparent hiatus in Libya’s chaotic scene obscures some serious developments that further jeopardize the unity of the country, its civic peace, and its future stability.

Libya’s Oil Recovery Over a Barrel

By Reed Blakemore and Elissa Miller A recent series of militant attacks that forced the closure of three of Libya’s key oil fields represents the latest blow to the North African nation’s efforts to revive its energy sector while...