As part of the regular season of weekly seminars held at the ACRPS, the Program for the Study of Democratic Transition in the Arab Countries convened a joint meeting of three scholars to discuss the roles of the security and military...
By Libya Analysis Arturo Varvelli has written a report for The George Washington University Program on Extremism titled...Read More
By Sami Zaptia. A conference on Libya was held in Brussels yesterday under the banner ‘‘Peacebuilding and State-Building in Libya: What role for the European Union?’’.
By Maryline Dumas Residents of Sirte are rebuilding their lives in the ruins left behind of a brutal period of Islamic State control.
By Charlotte Bailey The dangers of selling “the wrong” kind of book in Libya are many and varied and yet one chain of bookshops is still open for business. Charlotte Bailey speaks to a bookseller in Tripoli.
By Noor El-Terk A new exhibition of pop-art from North Africa at London’s P21 Gallery hopes to challenge misconceptions of the region.
By Jusoor On October 8th and 9th 2017, the Egyptian capital hosted the launch of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Forum (WEEF) by MENA-OECD Competitiveness Programme.
A Comparative Study of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen By: Noha Aboueldahab The dramatic uprisings that ousted the long-standing leaders of several countries in the Arab region set in motion an unprecedented period of social, political and...
By Safa Alharathy The Libyan Desert is a whole other world, whether you’re looking for adventure or want to escape the day-to-day life; it’s a place with endless wonders, weirdness, and secrets.
By Safa Alharathy Amr Al-Nami is a well-educated scholar with an open mind who graduated from Cambridge in 1971 and returned to his country as a freedom activist and a strong defender of Islamic culture.
By Libya Herald reporter The National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations (NCUSLR) recently completed a visit to eastern Libya and issued the following report on its visit:
By Lionel Barber World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History, by Henry Kissinger, Allen Lane, The Penguin Press.
First appearing in the ninth century, tales of the wise old fool and his donkey are still beloved across the region
Actress Bernadette Nason takes tales of a year in Libya and brews a potent memoir By Robert Faires Bernadette Nason knew her mid-Eighties year of living as an English expat in Libya held a rich vein of crowd-pleasing yarns.
By Mike Lee “I was twenty-six years old when I decided to run away from home,” says writer and actress Bernadette Nason. “A lot of things had gone wrong in my life and I just decided I needed to go somewhere.”
By Iffat Idris The report is a publication of the Department for International Development, Published on 12 Jan 2017. *** The literature on gender equality, development and security suggests that sustainable peace and successful long-term...
By Ian Black “Widespread and gross” human rights violations in Libya, including disappearances, arrests, torture and deaths, have left nearly a third of the population suffering from mental health problems as violence and lawlessness...
By Claudia Kramatschek In his memoir, “The Return”, the writer Hisham Matar confronts the ghosts of his past: the disappearance of his father, the expropriation of his country’s history and the shattered dream of a new...
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo Nearly half of the countries emerging from civil war relapse into conflict a few years after signing a peace agreement.