Europe’s ‘business as usual’ approach is making things worse By Bel Trew More people are vulnerable to attacks like the one that killed 50 last week, and health ministry officials are getting desperate. Still, even after the UN’s human...
By Austin Bodetti Eight years after the death of Libyan dictator, two factions are still fighting for control of Libya.Read More
By Carla Bleiker The warring factions in Libya’s stalemated conflict don’t seem to be interested in a diplomatic...Read More
By Sara Firth ‘We are injured.’ – Standing at a podium in Libya’s capital Tripoli one of the speakers from the assembled members of Libyan Civil Society took to the stage and entered into a ten-minute diatribe.
By Kirill Semenov Security forces of Libya’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) reportedly arrested two Russian men in Tripoli in May, though the arrests were not announced until early July.
By Giorgio Cafiero For several reasons, Israel has joined various Arab powers to back a Haftar in Libya.
By Nabih Bulos The men stand in a maelstrom of money. There’s lots of it: inch-thick wads of crisp Benjamins, 100-euro bills and Turkish liras. Brick-sized blocks of Libyan dinars bulge from suitcases or are spirited away in wheelbarrows.
By Anas El-Gomati The commander of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, has launched a new foreign-backed air campaign to unseat the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli.
Foreign meddling is fuelling a conflict in which there can be no victor. The thousands of migrants holed up in Libyan detention centres have endured unimaginable trauma.
By Nona Mikhelidze Ongoing instability in Libya poses a number of challenges for Italy.
By Yury Barmin The Kremlin sees its relations with the GNA and Khalifa Haftar as purely transactional.
By Emre Gönen It has almost become customary to start an article on Libya by saying, “once again the country is at war.” It is a fact that since 2011, the fall of Gadhafi, the dictator of the country, no central authority has been...
By Hülya Schenk Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libyan unity government.
By Metin Gurcan Turkey isn’t hesitating to escalate the situation in Libya even though the Turkish government is already under pressure on multiple fronts. Why?
By Heather Murdock The day after the battle for the Libyan town of Gharyan, burnt-out cars were flipped on the side of the highway and only a few shop owners opened their doors to see if they could do business.
By Ulf Laessing & Ahmed Elumami While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people.
By Ylenia Gostoli Calls to shut migrant detention centres in Libya gather pace after deadly air raid in Tripoli facility.
By Jonathan Fenton-Harvey Initially buoyed with supreme levels of confidence, Khalifa Haftar has since struggled in his campaign to capture Libya’s capital Tripoli, with the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) managing to...
By Ferhat Polat The latest territorial loss has put militia leader Khalifa Haftar in a weak position, and it is the right time for the international community to bring him to the negotiating table to help end the power struggle in Libya.
By Jack Detsch The Donald Trump administration is seeing a “small” resurgence in the Islamic State’s numbers in Libya since strongman Khalifa Hifter began a bloody march on the capital Tripoli more than two months ago, the Pentagon’s...