By Michael Young In an interview, Marc Pierini(*) explains Turkish and European maneuvers in Libya and in the seas near Greece and Cyprus.
By Michael Young A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.Read More
By Anthony Loyd The young rebel who fought to topple Libya’s dictator tells Anthony Loyd why he is still waging war. Once he...Read More
By Michael Young In an interview, Jalel Harchaoui (*) discusses the regional repercussions of the proxy war in North Africa.
By Sally Hayden The end of a rescue ship’s ninth mission in the area underlines growing danger in Libya.
By Sudarsan Raghavan Dozens of glum-faced African men sat on the cement floor of the packed migrant detention center, the air thick with body odor.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with The Washington Post’s Cairo bureau chief Sudarsan Raghavan about the foreign countries pouring weapons and mercenaries into Libya’s civil war.
Mezran interviewed by Formiche regarding Italy’s stance in Libya By Francesco Bechis The expert from Libya and the Middle East Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council: the exclusion of Italy from the NATO briefing on Libya certifies that Rome...
By Francesca Mannocchi Many of those who seek refuge in Europe find themselves stranded in a Libya at war with itself.
They think if the Jews come back everything will be ok Interview By Thore Schröder Raphael Luzon has been hosted by Gaddafi, kidnapped by Islamists and was asked to help with drafting the new constitution.
Justice Needed for 3 Children’s Deaths The LNA that is supported by the Interim Government in eastern Libya has consistently denied causing civilian deaths despite mounting evidence of their responsibility.
By Ellen Burney In June, a German sea captain was arrested for defying the orders of Italian authorities and rescuing Libyan refugees from a dinghy by sailing them to safety.
By Sara Creta When NGO workers arrived at the Janzoor detention centre in Libya in October 2018 to collect 11 unaccompanied minors due to be returned to their country of origin, they were shocked to find that the young people had completely...
Fears mount for kidnapped Libyan MP Seham Sergiwa By Faisal Edroos Prominent female politician was abducted hours after she criticised eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar’s offensive on Tripoli.
By Simon Speakman Cordall They even defied Gadhafi to establish one of the most long-standing institutions of Libyan civil society. Now, with the civil battle for the capital ravaging the country, the Scouts movement’s help is needed once...
By Rebecca Murray They witnessed the overthrow of Gaddafi, and have grown up in a society riven by war, no wonder then that the psychological toll on Libya’s youth has been critical.
By Joanie de Rijke Colonel Khaled Hanka has been locating and defusing hidden explosives for over thirty years.
By Ahmed Elumami After fleeing an advance by eastern-based forces on Tripoli, 80-year-old Mabrouka al-Twati and her daughter spent days sleeping rough in the Libyan capital.
By Maha Salah Egyptian laborers have been facing kidnapping and murder just to be able to make a living in Libya.
Interviewed by Frédéric Bobin According to researcher Tarek Megerisi, the stagnation of the Marshal’s offensive on Tripoli tarnishes his image as a strong man and risks weakening his political base.