By Joe Penney On Nov. 17, CNN broadcast a video showing traders buying and selling migrants from West Africa for a few hundred dollars in a Libyan marketplace.
By Kang Hyun-kyung The prolonged conflict in Libya, which has continued after a series of popular uprisings in the Middle East...Read More
By Tim Eaton Protracted negotiations over the formation of an interim government risk derailing the UN action plan.Read More
By Jamal Jawhar United Nations special envoy Ghassan Salamé said that Libya is expected to hold parliamentary and presidential...Read More
“In Libya, companies always look for male engineers. In the school and in college, men have more opportunities to develop their...Read More
Studying Libya today: Exploring the past to understand the present and shape future research agendas
By Anna Baldinetti This article is part of a 7-part series assessing the prospects and challenges for the study of North...Read More
By Noura Hamladji After years of conflict, much of Libya’s basic infrastructure has broken down.
By Sami Zaptia Libya Herald’s Co-founder and Managing Editor Sami Zaptia was invited by the organizers of the Rome 2017 Mediterranean Dialogues (29 November to 2 December) to interview in front of a live audience Special Representative of...
Libya is moving forward into a political transitional period starting with the recent agreement to UN Special Representative Ghassan Salame’s proposal for amendments to the executive authority and a constitution referendum awaiting a vote the...
By Arturo Varvelli Six years after Qaddafi’s death, the Libyan crisis has not been solved. The country continues to be divided between a parliament (and executive) in Tobruk and a Presidential Council (headed by Fayez al-Serraj) in Tripoli...
By Dr. Martin Lemberg-Pedersen In 2015, the political meltdown that defined the European response to the global refugee crises, laid bare dilemmas long in the making.
By Sophia Akram European leaders have prioritised halting the flow of migrants to Europe and have pushed thousands into the hands of slave traffickers. The outrage now expressed is hollow. Now action is needed.
By Oswa Shafei Growing up, nobody knew on a map where I was from. “Libya,” I told them, and always immediately followed up with, “It’s next to Egypt”.
By Bridget Johnson Defense Secretary Jame Mattis declared Thursday that Libya is “going back in the right direction” while welcoming Prime Minister Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj to the Pentagon on his first official visit.
By Sami Zaptia CBL board member Tarik Yousef (left) said the Libyan dinar will be devalued in parallel with other policy reforms (Photo: Sami Zaptia).
U.N. Libya envoy Ghassan Salame Saturday urged the conflict-torn country to seize an opportunity to forge its own path toward hoped-for elections next year while “international interference” is declining.
By Abdelkader Assad Since 2014, Libya has been a country for proxy wars and agenda-driven conflicts with too many hands trying to move the country to their side.
By Julia Vergin The plan to evacuate refugees stuck in Libya’s camps will not work in practice, says Franziska Vilmar of the German branch of Amnesty International. It has only been designed to help the EU shirk its responsibilities.
By Nader Elgadi It was a cold and quiet Tripoli evening in January 2013, almost two years after the fall of Gaddafi. Fireworks exploded in the sky, shopkeepers rolled down metal shutters on their shops to go home.
An historic Koranic school and small mosque in Tripoli was set on fire and badly damaged this morning.
By Stephanie Kirchgaessner The military contractor and Trump ally Erik Prince, who has faced scrutiny for his human rights record, has a ‘humane’ proposal to try to stop the flow of migrants.
Libya has reached a deal with European and African leaders to allow the emergency repatriation of refugees and migrants facing abuse in detention camps in the North African country.
By Alison Pargeter How to resolve the conflict in Libya remains one of the most difficult and important questions facing policy-makers today. Given the complex attitudes towards foreign interventions on the ground, we need a clear strategy...