By Nick Squires An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North Africa.
The United Nations Special Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé said he is optimistic with the “peaceful and constructive...Read More
By Mustafa Fetouri Libya woke up to the news Sept. 29 of a heinous crime in which four men from the country’s largest tribe had been murdered as they were driving back home from the town of Mizda, south of Tripoli, to Bani Walid in the west...
By Darrin Zammit Lupi Aboard Seefuchs Rescue Ship – Just before the sun dipped into the Mediterranean on Saturday, rescuers spotted a tiny wooden boat on the horizon. It turned out to contain five young Libyans fleeing violence and...
By Mary Fitzgerald and Tarek Megerisi The question of housing, land and property rights is so difficult—and so important—because it touches on the fundamental question facing post-2011 Libya: what do Libyans want the new Libya to look...
By Abdulkader Assad The Libyan Audit Bureau has unveiled that the total cost of money transfers out of Libya in the last five years has reached 172 billion dollars.
Haftar, who supports the Libyan government based in the eastern city of Tobruk, traveled to Rome and Paris to bolster his stature as a main player in international efforts to stabilize the North African country.
Human rights groups have accused the United Arab Emirates of war crimes in Libya through its support for military strongman Khalifa Haftar.
By Al-munji al-Saaidani Libyan political dialogue sessions have focused, for the third consecutive day, on the restructuring of the High Presidential Council, the proposal to elect a president and two vice-presidents, and the future...
In the framework of a European Union funded project for support to protection of vulnerable groups, internally displaced people in Libya will receive psychosocial support from Red Crescent volunteers to tackle the distress, loss and grief they...
By Khaled Mahmoud and Sawsan Abu Hussein The roadmap proposed by UN Sec-Gen Special Representative and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame will not succeed in solving the Libyan political crisis, according to a...
An International Criminal Court arrest warrant for a Libyan militia leader issued in August has raised questions about whether the accused’s highest commander – Khalifa Haftar – is also potentially guilty of war crimes.
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 Jamal Jawhar Libyans are looking forward to listen to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s plan, which he will propose before the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, to end the Libyan crisis.
By Lamine Ghanmi Maghrebi intelligence sources believe that France’s tardy warming to Haftar was prompted by pressure from the French military.
By Libya Herald reporter Last week, in Washington DC, General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of U.S. Africa Command, made a presentation at the United States Institute for Peace Program on ‘’U.S.-African Partnerships’’.
It’s been 86 years since the death of Omar al-Mukhtar, who led Libya’s mujahedeen against British, French, Italian invaders.
By Stephen Walker The government has rejected a call for a UK reparations fund for victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA attacks. The fund was originally suggested by a cross-party group of MPs on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.
Leaked emails purportedly between UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Otaiba and then-US national security adviser Susan Rice may indicate that the United States knew about illegal arms shipments to rebels in Libya.