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HRW and AI: Haftar have to hand over Wanted...

International organizations calls on the authorities in Eastern Libya, namely Haftar, to comply with ICC arrest warrant of Al-Werfalli, and hand him over to the international court to face his accusers in a fair trial.

Runaway Husbands

By Rizq Faraj Rizq When she was 35, Mabrooka Hussein feared she might never get married. “So I decided to venture into a mixed marriage, despite the warnings I received,” she recalled.

More Than Half a Million Children in Libya...

By Riham Alkousaa United Nations children agency UNICEF warned on Wednesday that more than half a million children in Libya need help and called on warring parties to end the violence and negotiate a political solution to the crisis.

Haftar’s forces shoot citizens from Derna

Sources from the city of Derna, eastern side of Libya, said, on Wednesday, that armed elements affiliated with the forces of the Dignity Operation that led by General Khalifa Haftar had shot citizens from Derna on the way to Martouba, eastern...

Rights body decries...

Rights body slams the ‘culture of impunity’ after documenting third case of killings in Benghazi since July.

‘Too Many, Too Many’ Migrants...

By Jamie Dettmer The thick-set 23-year-old Nigerian woman exudes strength, keen to overcome what she suffered in Libya and Italy before she escaped from the shadows in Rome and jumped on a train heading for Ancona on Italy’s Adriatic coast.

Egypt, Algeria coordination key to curb...

Intense and earnest coordination between Libya’s neighboring states, particularly Egypt and Algeria as the two most influential, is the key to limit the growth of affiliate militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Libya...

The general’s trap in Libya (2)

By Emily Estelle A strategy that backs Haftar will not lead to good governance.A strategy that backs Haftar will not lead to good governance. It is a tempting shortcut that will ultimately harm American interests.

How Fezzan Became Europe’s New Border

The principal gateway into Europe for refugees and migrants runs through the power vacuum of southern Libya’s Fezzan region. Any effort by European policymakers to stabilise Fezzan must be part of a national-level strategy aimed at...

France to process refugees in Libya

France will start processing asylum seekers’ applications in Libya as of this summer as part of measures to prevent illegal migrants from making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.

Fighting Forces in Libya: July 2017

By Emily Estelle and Min Young Park The U.S. and some European countries may throw their weight behind Libya’s most powerful militia coalition seeking a strongman solution to the Libyan crisis.