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Interviews

​ 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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

Bleak House

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

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.

“I have no executive tools to...

By Simon Speakman Cordall In an exclusive interview published in yesterday’s Libya Herald, the Prime Minister Designate of the UN backed government in Tripoli, Fayez Serraj has spoken of his disappointment in seeking a resolution to the...

Interview: Serraj blames Hafter, Saleh...

By Sami Zaptia In a frank and open interview on the margins of the meetings organized by the British Foreign Office in London this week, Presidency Council head and nominated Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) Faiez...

Amb. Stevens’s Deputy in Libya: Washington...

By Terence P. Jeffrey The State Department’s second-ranking diplomat in Libya on the day that terrorists attacked the U.S. facilities in Benghazi and killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods says a key...

Al-Waheshy: Tolerance is not a political...

By Libya Prospect Omar Al-Waheshy, one of the leaders of Libyan Muslim Brotherhood and also the Justice and Building Party. He is from Benghazi and lives in Switzerland since he left Libya in 1995.