By Sarah E. Yerkes The story of how the Tunisian revolution began is well known. On December 17, 2010, a 26-year-old fruit vendor named Mohamed Bouazizi from the town of Sidi Bouzid set himself on fire outside a local government building.
By Heba Saleh Residents face daily dangers as offensive by military strongman Haftar rages on.Read More
By David Hearst If Syria is to be considered a template for Russian action, there is a cause for deep concern about what is going on in Libya. .
By Mattew Davis Most of us can’t imagine wanting absolute control over a nation or feeling compelled to commit mass murders — so then what is it about a dictator’s psychology that makes them different?
By Jérôme Tubiana Incarcerated refugees wrote on mattresses with tomato paste: “We condemn EU policy on innocent detainee refugees in Libya.”
By Jared Malsin American military hardware is being used to undermine official U.S. policy in Libya, TIME has learned, as the United Arab Emirates has deployed warplanes manufactured in the U.S. in Libya in violation of a United Nations arms...
By Michael Rummel The Libyan civil war has found a new battlefield: the halls of Washington. The eight-year conflict shows little sign of ending, and the warring governments are stepping up their efforts to influence policymakers in the United...
By Paul D. Shinkman Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be capitalizing on ways immigration can destabilize Western countries.
By Romana Rubeo & Ramzy Baroud In pursuit of easy solutions for the refugee crisis and lucrative deals, Italy has become complicit in Libya’s abuses.
By David D. Kirkpatrick Moscow is plunging deeper into a war of armed drones in a strategic hot spot rich with oil, teeming with migrants and riddled with extremists.
Ret. Col. Wes Martin The United States and Western Europe have never had a proper understanding on working with the people of Libya.
By Annalisa Camilli On 2 November the Memorandum of Understanding between Italy and Libya on Migrants (Memorandum of Understanding, Mou) signed by the Italian government with the Tripoli government on 2 February 2017 will be automatically...
By Nicoli Due-Gundersen Moscow is working with private militias from the Wagner Group on a new hybrid-style approach to conflict zones as it looks to increase its influence with leaders and secure access to key energy resources.
By Kirill Semenov Following the visit to Russia by Fayez al-Sarraj, the leader of the Government of National Accord in Libya, Moscow and Tripoli plan to sign a contract on shipping 1 million tons of shipping of Russian wheat.
By Kim Sengupta Hundreds Libyan have been killed and tens of thousands displaced in the last six months.
By Chris Stephen Instability continues to derail oil authorities’ attempts to persuade IOCs to return.
By Maryline Dumas & Mathieu Galtier The stalemate of the Libyan conflict seems to discourage the international community, which remains passive in the face of continuing fighting.
By Ibrahim Sowan Haftar’s offensive on Tripoli, launched in April 2019, has been a setback. But the retired field Marshall is not finished.
By Rania Mostafa Tunisia was the first answer to the question “for how long?” Everyone was witnessing the manifestations of injustice and corruption with a fit of hidden anger, until the Jasmine Revolution came to light, followed by...