By Samuel Ramani Since the collapse of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Russian policymakers have consistently condemned NATO’s decision to carry out a regime change mission in Libya and placed the burden of responsibility for the breakdown of...
Former Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdul Ali said that ISIS has ended in his country as an emirate, but still exists as cells.Read More
By Bennett Seftel Political instability continues to plague Libya as the country is mired in its sixth year of conflict following the 2011 Arab Spring.
Malak Bouod arrived from Libya in 2014 (Photograph: Cyril Byrne) By Sorcha Pollak Within four days of receiving permission to stay in Ireland, Malak Bouod secured a job in the tech industry in Dublin.
At the end of July, two of the prominent players in the Libyan Civil War met with new faces at the discussion table — France’s newly elected president and the newly appointed United Nations Support Mission in Libya chief — in La...
By Farah Najjar In wake of recent killings, Libyan activist Ahmed el-Gasir speaks with Al Jazeera about the country’s security failures.
Set to arrive in Libya next week, the new United Nations Special Representative said that he was coming to Tripoli to work with the Libyans, in an attempt to help find a solution out of the political crisis that led to the fall of Gaddafi in...
Interview by Sophie Shevardnadze Zahra’ Langhi – the co-founder of the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace, who fought for women’s rights after the Libyan revolution.
By Ashish Kumar Sen Diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the chaos that has prevailed in Libya since 2011 have legitimized Khalifa Haftar, a former Libyan general whose forces have been accused of torture and executing prisoners, according to...
By Alessandra Cardone National strategic interests, which played a major role in driving France’s most recent diplomatic initiative on Libya, collide with those of Italy, an Italian analyst told Xinhua.
By Elijah Alperin In international journalism, a local journalist hired by foreign reporters for his or her special knowledge of the local area, culture, and language is called a fixer. This series explores the untold stories behind their...
By Marta Bellingreri A group of local activists from the Amazigh-majority city of Zuwara in Libya are taking matters into their own hands and working to prevent illegal immigration from the shores of North Africa toward Europe.
By Tishani Doshi In 2012, Hisham Matar, who had been in exile for 33 years, returned to Libya to chronicle what might have happened to his missing father. Jaballa Matar, Hisham’s father, had been kidnapped by Muammar Gaddafi’s security...
By Rick Fulker Two years ago, the 19-year-old Libyan artist Takwa Barnosa founded an art foundation in her traumatized homeland. She explains to DW what she seeks to achieve with it.
By Michael Young Bruce Riedel talks about U.S. relations in the broader Middle East and describes what prevents him from sleeping.
By Mohanad Hage Ali Amid reports of Seif al-Qaddafi’s release, journalist Samir al-Sa‘dawi sheds light on the affair.
As a committee of MPs recommends a compensation fund for victims of IRA bombings which used Libyan munitions, Michael McHugh answers some of the key questions.
By Jason Lemon We talked with Hend about her online commentary and who she is outside of the virtual world. She’s been dubbed the “Queen of Muslim Twitter,” but insists it’s not true at all.
By Paul Ronzheimer and Giorgos Moutafis BI: Mr. Prime Minister, Europe is concerned about a new influx of African refugees. How many people will risk the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy via the Mediterranean this year?