How Libya’s Civil War Is Rooted in Its Economic Structures By Jason Pack This paper claims that the root of the country’s stymied transition and its post-2014 civil war is primarily economic – not political or ideological.
By Mark Kersten In the midst of Libya’s uprising and civil war, Idriss Déby issued a stern warning: “beware of opening...Read More
By Kate Vigneswaran & Vito Todeschini Accountability is typically absent from many discussions on Libya, despite the...Read More
By Joanie de Rijke Colonel Khaled Hanka has been locating and defusing hidden explosives for over thirty years.
International accountability as a tool to empower and protect By Jeremie Smith & Karim Salem Over the last eight years Libya has become increasingly ruled by warlords and armed groups who regularly carry out brutal crimes and atrocities...
By Marwa Mohamed The European Union’s migration containment policy is trapping people in detention centres that are being targeted in the Libyan conflict.
On Saturday the UAE announced six of its soldiers had been killed in Yemen in a vehicle collision, however, the Libyan government says they were killed in Libya.
By Salah Marghani It was seemingly innocuous. On 2 February 2017, the Italian Government, supported by EU, prompted a Libyan UN-proclaimed Presidential Council or (GNA), to sign a vaguely albeit smartly worded memorandum of understanding (MOU).
The attacks since the 2011 ouster of longtime leader Muammar Qaddafi have prompted several private television networks established by businessmen and politicians.
By Marieke Wierda Libya has always been a dangerous place for migrants and refugees. They are often at the mercy of ruthless human traffickers, militias who trade them for money, or abusive state authorities who detain them indefinitely.
A Return to Gadhafi Era By Mirco Keilberth and Fritz Schaap Benghazi was the center of the revolution against Gadhafi, the former Libyan dictator. After driving out the February 17 revolutionaries, warlord Khalifa Haftar has set up a culture...
By Mary Fitzgerald When Libyans took to the streets in early 2011 demanding change, one of their key demands was justice.
By Patrick Wintour Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoy.
By Paul Iddon Turkey has given decisive support to Libya’s Tripoli-based government, supplying it with armed drones that have carried out a series of air strikes on the besieging eastern forces of General Khalifa Haftar.
By Rebecca Murray Five months into the LNA’s offensive on the Libyan capital no side seems close to victory, despite heavy foreign backing.
By Hanan Salah The scars ran deep. His back was a maze of thick welts, thinner scars and parts that resembled small craters.
By Michael Weiss & Pierre Vaux In emails revealing Moscow’s efforts to groom incompetent aspiring leaders of the oil-rich war-torn country, the cynicism would be almost laughable, but the carnage is continuous.
By Fehim Tastekin A war of drones involving Turkey has escalated in Libya in recent weeks, as Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army, backed by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to target Tripoli.
By Ben Fishman Five months into Libya’s latest civil war, the violence continues unabated. Since Khalifa Haftar launched his attack on Tripoli in April, the war has left more than 1,100 dead and over 100,000 displaced.
Give war a chance: Haftar’s forces rule out UN dialogue to end Libya conflict.