A human rights and political activist has filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court accusing renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar of orchestrating war crimes, charges stemming from his war in Benghazi that has left hundreds of...
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The following is the text of a joint statement by the governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
The announcement of the Prosecutor of the International Crime Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, about the war crimes of the against the field commander of the Special Forces, Mahmud Al-Werfalli, affiliated with the Dignity Operation under the...
The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy organized a seminar on violent extremism and its roots on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the Center’s headquarters in Montplaisir, Tunis.
By Wolfram Lacher The 17th February Revolution has fundamentally reshaped Libya’s political landscape.
By Salma El Wardany Libya’s getting better at resolving stoppages in its oil industry, underpinning a growing perception that the OPEC member is closer to becoming a stable producer again.
By Mohammed Baayo The illegitimate Chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), Ali Mahmoud Hassan, lied when he said that the LIA wants to create a strategic alliance with the Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corporation, also known as Bank...
By Paul Rogers Wars and rumors of wars require constant supplies, and this is where that perennial of human activity.
By John Feffer Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
First appearing in the ninth century, tales of the wise old fool and his donkey are still beloved across the region
Actress Bernadette Nason takes tales of a year in Libya and brews a potent memoir By Robert Faires Bernadette Nason knew her mid-Eighties year of living as an English expat in Libya held a rich vein of crowd-pleasing yarns.
By Mike Lee “I was twenty-six years old when I decided to run away from home,” says writer and actress Bernadette Nason. “A lot of things had gone wrong in my life and I just decided I needed to go somewhere.”
By Liviya David Across Africa, trafficking is on the rise. Boko Haram’s kidnapping and sale of some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls into slavery, Guinea-Bissau regressing into a “narco state,” and rebels loyal to the Mozambican National...
By empowering Libyan warlords and constraining rescue missions, migrant numbers to Italy have halved. But at what cost? By Leanne Tory-Murphy On 10 May, in the early European summer, a rescue vessel patrolling the Mediterranean Sea came across...
A special forces unit linked to the Libyan National Army (LNA) declined the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) request to hand over one of its commanders, Marhmoud al-Werfalli, for allegedly executing dozens of prisoners.
An elite forces unit linked to the army that controls much of eastern Libya has snubbed international efforts to bring to justice one of its senior officers for allegedly executing dozens of prisoners.
International organizations calls on the authorities in Eastern Libya, namely Haftar, to comply with ICC arrest warrant of Al-Werfalli, and hand him over to the international court to face his accusers in a fair trial.
By Tsvetana Paraskova Libya is returning with more barrels to the market after its biggest oil field started raising production and an export terminal re-opened for tanker loading.