By Francesca Mannocchi The mosque in Tripoli’s Algeria Square fills for Friday prayers. Fathers with their children wear jalabia for the day of celebration.
Former Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdul Ali said that ISIS has ended in his country as an emirate, but still exists as cells.Read More
By Abdulkader Assad The Tripoli-based Special Deterrent Force (SDF) has arrested an individual named Al-Mabrouk Ehnish, whom it...Read More
By Vasily Kuznetsov As the United Nations is looking to rally broad international support for a new peace plan for Libya, outside actors that came to play a bigger role in breaking the Libyan stalemate are making their own moves.
By Djilali Benyoub He presents himself as the consensual candidate for a way out of the crisis in Libya.
By Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Ruth Michaelson European leaders are embracing a Libyan general who has ordered his soldiers to commit war crimes, according to new evidence that has been analysed by senior legal experts.
By Imed Lamloum In Sabrata, Libya’s main departure point for clandestine migrants hoping to reach Europe, people trafficking gangs are under so much pressure that some have closed for business.
Refugee Rescue by Stephen Burgess A painting inspired by the moment hundreds of Libyan refugees were rescued at sea has won a top art prize.
By Abdelkader Assad Libyans brace for a new wave of nation-wide protests on September 25 to go out in public squares and chant their demands as well as rights against the current governing bodies from east to west.
A Swiss-Libyan entrepreneur is making his second attempt to become Libya’s president.
On September 21, 2017, The Libya Times published an article titled: ‘Tripoli Braces for Hurricane Igtet’. Basit Igtet [husband of Sara Bronfman) is front and center in a confrontation between the UN-backed government in Libya and Muslim...
By Khaled Mahmoud and Sawsan Abu Hussein The roadmap proposed by UN Sec-Gen Special Representative and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame will not succeed in solving the Libyan political crisis, according to a...
An International Criminal Court arrest warrant for a Libyan militia leader issued in August has raised questions about whether the accused’s highest commander – Khalifa Haftar – is also potentially guilty of war crimes.
By Beth Van Schaack Further to Just Security‘s coverage on Tuesday of the potential war crimes liability of U.S citizen/Libyan warlord General Khalifa Haftar, this article discusses the distinction under international criminal law between
It is not for a lack of trying, but the United Nations has struggled to resolve the Libyan conflict.
By Tim Eaton and Paul Melly The idea that enhanced border controls alone can halt flows of migrants across the Mediterranean is a dangerous fiction.
Six years ago, the Libyan people were promised a transition of 18 months. Their transitions continue, and if no action is taken, no end is in sight.
The United Nations launched a road map on Wednesday for a renewed international effort to break a political stalemate in Libya and end the turmoil that followed the country’s 2011 uprising.
By Damien McElroy Libyans were asked to “seize the opportunity” for national unity after the UN’s envoy presented a roadmap to presidential and parliamentary elections under a new constitution.
By Casper Wuite ‘Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth,’ Ghassan Salamé, the new head of the UN Support Mission in Libya, told the Italian newspaper La Stampa earlier this month, referring to various international...