MinbarLibya – International

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...

5 things to know as Benghazi terror suspect...

By Julia Fair More than three years after his dramatic capture by U.S. special operations forces in Libya, Ahmed Abu Khatallah is set to stand trial Monday in federal court as the chief suspect in the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic...

The Benghazi Attack Is Finally Being...

By Nicholas Schmidle On the night of June 15, 2014, eight Americans—six Delta Force operators, an F.B.I. agent, and an Arabic translator—travelled in rubber boats across the Mediterranean and arrived on a beach in Benghazi, Libya.

Revealed: ICC prosecutor Luis Morteno...

By George Arbuthnott and Jonathan Calvert A huge leak of documents has revealed that Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), passed sensitive information to a possible war crimes suspect who...

Khalifa Haftar is a Libyan warlord and an...

“take no prisoners….show no mercy….strangle them….cut off the air… allow them no medicine”. By Emadeddin Zahri Muntasser These are not the words of some crazed warlord from the middle ages. These are the words of a...

Jibril Says War-Torn Country Is Ready for...

By Jordan Dakamseh Libya has drawn in a great deal of attention over the past few years as hopes for reviving peace talks were strengthened after the United Nations adopted a comprehensive settlement.

UN kicks off one-year plan for Libya

By Lamine Ghanmi In contrast to his predecessors, Salame has relied on a bottom-up approach to management, including as many Libyans as possible in the resolution process.

Haftar: ‘force remains an option in...

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.

Libyan Chessboard: Territorial...

By Adel Karim Whom Should You Rely on in the Cause of Peace and Salvation of Statehood? Several power centers were formed in Libya as a result of the fall of  Gaddafi‘s Jamahiriya and the destruction of the statehood. None of them has a...

Libyan Parties Set Conditions for Accepting...

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...