Alina Rocha Menocal Democracy worldwide faces deep challenges. But good ideas can help overcome them.
By Lamine Ghanmi There have been Libyans killed in vendettas between rival militias, Christian Egyptian migrant workers slain by...Read More
By Fredrick Nwabufo The usual victim shaming and blaming has assailed CNN’s report on African migrants – some of them...Read More
By Nadereh Chamlou This is a chapter of the forthcoming e-book ‘The Future of the Middle East’ co-produced by Global Policy and Arab Digest, and edited by Hugh Miles and Alastair Newton. Freely available chapters will be...
“take no prisoners….show no mercy….strangle them….cut off the air… allow them no medicine”. By Emadeddin Zahri Muntasser These are not the words of some crazed warlord from the middle ages. These are the words of a...
By Kamal Hudhaifa Libya is large enough for all components of the society, provided we arm ourselves with good intentions and good faith in the other.
By Adel Karim The United Nations General Assembly, which kicked off on September 12 at UN headquarters in New York has just ended.
By Adel Karim Whom Should You Rely on in the Cause of Peace and Salvation of Statehood? Several power centers were formed in Libya as a result of the fall of Gaddafi‘s Jamahiriya and the destruction of the statehood. None of them has a...
By Sami Zaptia A joint Dutch-Libyan report on ”Resolving Real Property Disputes in Post-Qaddafi Libya, in the Context of Transitional Justice” was published this week.
By Ilia Xypolia The newly appointed head of the United Nations special mission in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, has announced a plan for resolving the Libyan conflict.
By Abdelkader Assad Libyans brace for a new wave of nation-wide protests on September 25 to go out in public squares and chant their demands as well as rights against the current governing bodies from east to west.
A Swiss-Libyan entrepreneur is making his second attempt to become Libya’s president.
On September 21, 2017, The Libya Times published an article titled: ‘Tripoli Braces for Hurricane Igtet’. Basit Igtet [husband of Sara Bronfman) is front and center in a confrontation between the UN-backed government in Libya and Muslim...
By Tim Eaton and Paul Melly The idea that enhanced border controls alone can halt flows of migrants across the Mediterranean is a dangerous fiction.
Six years ago, the Libyan people were promised a transition of 18 months. Their transitions continue, and if no action is taken, no end is in sight.
By Damien McElroy Libyans were asked to “seize the opportunity” for national unity after the UN’s envoy presented a roadmap to presidential and parliamentary elections under a new constitution.
By Casper Wuite ‘Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth,’ Ghassan Salamé, the new head of the UN Support Mission in Libya, told the Italian newspaper La Stampa earlier this month, referring to various international...
By Jalel Harchaoui On July 25, at peace talks in Paris convened by French President Emmanuel Macron, the leaders of Libya’s two main factions.
By Alex Whiting As I wrote yesterday, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced last week that it had issued a new arrest warrant for Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli, a militia leader in Libya.
By John J. Metzler Libya is a shattered land. Awash in weapons and explosives, riveted by tribal and political rivalries, flooded by illegal migrants, and haven to lethal terrorist groups, Libya remains North Africa’s glaring tragedy...