MinbarLibya – International

Interviews

​ Hend Amry tells us about her 'double life'

Hend Amry tells us about her ‘double...

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.

BILD interview with Fayez Al-Sarraj

BILD interview with Fayez Al-Sarraj

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?

An Interview of the President of Libyan State Council

An Interview of the President of Libyan...

By Massinissa Benlakehal The involvement of several foreign powers in the Libyan crisis is a real obstacle to reaching a political solution, says Libyan State Council President Abdulrahman Sewehli.

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, Libyan civilians watch fires at an Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound, after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan Military, and Police raided the Brigades base, in Benghazi, Libya. Factions of the group in 2014 pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. Libya, virtually a failed state the past years, has provided a perfect opportunity for the Islamic State group to expand from its heartland of Syria and Iraq to establish a strategic stronghold close to European shores. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

Priorities for Ending the Libyan Crisis

By Emily Burchfield If the conflict in Libya is to be resolved, key actors to the conflict—including Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar, Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of the Government of National Accord, and Speaker of the House of...

​ Next Libya Strategies, NATO’s Future and Italian Air Force

​ Next Libya Strategies, NATO’s Future...

By Andrea Bonetti A bright conversation about the Italian role in Libya, the future of NATO and the Italian Air Force operativity with Gen. (ret.) Leonardo Tricarico, former head of the Italian Air Force, former Deputy Commander of the...

Interview with longlisted author Najwa Binshatwan

Interview with longlisted author Najwa...

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world. One of the main aims of (IPAF) is to encourage the translation of Arabic literature into other languages.

Libyan FM: We are Optimistic about Haftar Meeting with Sarraj

Libyan FM: We are Optimistic about Haftar...

By Sawsan Abu-Husain Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taha Siala considers the upcoming meeting between Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar and Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj a positive action following the political block.

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Malta: Complacency on migration ‘not an...

By Krzysztof Kokoszczynski Tackling illegal immigration, security in the Mediterranean and relations with Libya and Tunisia among others will be at the centre of the Maltese EU Presidency during the first half of 2017, Natasha Meli Daudey...

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Death in Libya: The sniper, the missile...

By Maryline Dumas They chose to fight against Islamic State in their own way – and they died “as martyrs”. His mother made him promise he would be home by 8pm that evening, 28 August 2016.

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Role Change for Muslim Democrats in...

By Sami Zaptia The phase of Tunisian political Islam protesting against autocratic regimes is over explained Rashid Ghannouchi, President of Ennahda party of Tunisia speaking today at the Med 2016 Dialogues conference in Rome.

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Militias cannot protect PC/GNA. LPA not set...

By Sami Zaptia With the first anniversary of the signing of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), on 17th December 2015, approaching in two weeks’ time, Libya Herald, on the margins of the Med 2016 conference in Rome, took the opportunity...

Dialogue

Martin Kobler: Dialogue Sole Solution to...

By Abdul Sattar Hatita Cairo- U.N. envoy to Libya Martin Kobler told Asharq Al-Awsat that he was still optimistic on the possibility of Libya regaining stability, unity and peace. For the second time in less than a month, Kobler arrived in...

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Bleak House

By Michael Young In an interview, academic and activist Ziad Majed examines the destructive dynamics across the Middle East.

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Dragged from a drain: Ordinary Libyans...

By Paul Armstrong and Nick Thompson Exactly five years ago, grainy video aired across Arabic satellite networks showing a disheveled man, his face and clothes matted with blood, being dragged from a drain where he’d been hiding.