MinbarLibya – International

Fighting in Sabratha sets tone for...

By Francesca Mannocchi The coastal town of Sabratha, 70 kilometres from Tripoli, is a principal hub for migrants from across the Middle East and Africa seeking a departure across the Mediterranean.

Libya: Whose Land Is It? .. Property Rights...

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...

The Central Mediterranean: European...

By Daniel Howden The central Mediterranean is now the busiest mixed migration route into Europe. The geography and the politics of the region have dictated roles for the main actors from the E.U. to member states Italy and Malta, as well as...

Libya: Whose Land Is It? .. Property Rights...

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...

The Central Mediterranean: European...

By Daniel Howden Prologue: August 14 began calmly for Riccardo Gatti. On the first morning of a new search and rescue mission in the central Mediterranean, the former yachtsman turned activist walked the grayed wooden deck of the Golfo...

George Clooney urged to spy on Gadaffi

Documents leaked from within the International Criminal Court (ICC) have shown how its chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, was not shy about seeking the help of the rich and famous in his work to hunt down war criminals around the world.

Libya: Whose Land Is It? .. Property Rights...

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...

Book: Transitional Justice and the...

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...

‘In Libya, if you do not kill, they...

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...

Waw an Namus, a piece of the moon in...

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.

Landmark ruling could have big implications...

By Mustafa Fetouri A recent judicial decision ruling that the former head of Libya’s Constitutional Assembly should not have been elected given an oft-disregarded law that bans dual citizens from public office could have wide-ranging...

Libya: Whose Land Is It? .. Property Rights...

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...

Boris Johnson’s ‘English...

By Tom Charles UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s most recent offensive remarks have triggered fresh calls for his dismissal. But Johnson’s attitude is not exceptional.

Libya: Whose Land Is It? .. Property Rights...

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...

Women’s Rights in the Middle East and...

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...

Theresa May faces calls to sack Boris...

By Rowena Mason and Jessica Elgot Tory and Labour MPs demand action after foreign secretary said Libyan city of Sirte could be next Dubai once it ‘cleared the dead bodies away’