MinbarLibya – International

Where is the AU in Libya’s peace...

By Institute for Security Studies At the 29th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa last month, the AU decided to accelerate its efforts to help negotiate a peace deal in Libya.

Seminar: Violent Extremism and its Root...

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy organized a seminar on violent extremism and its roots on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the Center’s headquarters in Montplaisir, Tunis.

Libya mired in ‘culture of...

By Farah Najjar In wake of recent killings, Libyan activist Ahmed el-Gasir speaks with Al Jazeera about the country’s security failures.

DWB Suspends Mediterranean Rescues as...

Doctors Without Borders (DWB) said on Saturday it was suspending its migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and the Italian government’s policies have made its job harder.

Libya’s pleas for Italian help unlikely to...

By Justin Salhani The Libyan plea to Italy to help counter the migration flow may not bring in the desired results, as the former colonial power has its own interests to serve during this election year.

Rape-Marriage Laws Falling by the Wayside...

By Fatima Mohie-Eldin On August 1, the lower house of Jordan’s parliament voted to revoke Article 308 of the country’s penal code, which contained a provision allowing rapists to evade criminal prosecution by marrying their victims for at...

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.

Coffee in Tripoli – Tea in Benghazi

By Peter Millett I had coffee the other day in Algeria Square in central Tripoli.  I was passing by and was invited to sit with a group of men who kindly offered me some local coffee. It was a good opportunity to escape from the heat of the...

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.

Can Libya’s Warring Strongmen Come...

By Vitaly Naumkin Reviewing the latest Paris summit, it seems that a new glimmer of hope shines around the possibility of settling the conflict between Libya’s strongmen, Libyan National Army LNA Chief Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who...

Can the UN’s New Special Representative...

By Tim Eaton The meeting convened by French President Emmanuel Macron to find common ground on a solution to Libya’s crisis may prove to be a platform to relaunch a political process, or it may be a road to nowhere.

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.

Is UAE using Egypt for more control in the...

Egyptian observers think that the relationship between establishing Mohamed Najeeb military base in Marsa Matrouh area nearby the borders with Libya and the UAE activities in northern Egyptian coast is to support the commander of the Dignity...