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 Abdulkader Assad The Chief of Anti-Illegal Immigration Department (AIID) Mohammed Besher has denounced the allegations in the...Read More
As a political solution to Libya’s civil war remains elusive, with rival governments operating in Tripoli in the west and...Read More
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?
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.
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...
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...
By Arwa Ibrahim On the sixth anniversary of the Libyan uprisings, Libyan political leader Abdel Hakim Belhaj says a military leadership will never take hold.
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.
By Anissa Belhadj The Ennahda leader tells MEE he is working with the Tunisian, Algerian and Egyptian presidents and the UN to bring Libyan parties together.
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.
MEE contributor The GNA has struggled to unite country and overcome economic crisis but Ahmed Maiteeq tells MEE progress is being made
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...
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.