By Michael Young In an interview, Jalel Harchaoui (*) discusses the regional repercussions of the proxy war in North Africa.
By Tankut Oztas Many observers in Libya are wary of the Madkhali groups, which are primarily advancing and prioritizing Saudi Arabia’s political and security interests.
By Yavuz Baydar The new year began with a bang. The drone attack that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Quds Force.
By Nicholas Morgan On Jan. 2, Turkey’s Grand National Assembly approved a bill allowing for the deployment of Turkish troops to Libya after the Tripoli government activated a recently concluded security pact signed with Ankara last month.
By Jonathan Marcus Turkey’s parliament has passed a bill that will allow the government to deploy troops to Libya to intervene in the civil war. Turkish lawmakers passed the bill on Thursday, with 325 in favour to 184 against.
By Burhanettin Duran The fall of Tripoli could undermine European energy security and unleash a new refugee wave on already overwhelmed countries.
By Michael Mackenzie The dust has not yet settled in northern Syria after Turkey launched a military operation there in October, capturing a strip of territory from Kurdish militias that it views as terrorists.
From Fasoulia Sandwiches to Fashionable Lattes For those of you who are familiar with Benghazi’s delicious cuisine, you can move on to the post.
On the cliff edge of a new stage of the Libyan conflict By Federica Saini Fasanotti For much of its course, the war in Libya passed through deserts and rural areas, rarely reaching cities.
By Emadeddin Badi Russia’s increased involvement in Libya marks a turning point in the conflict, making an Ankara-Kremlin rapprochement all the more likely.
By Kirill Semenov Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria and Libya in a Dec. 11 phone call.
By Amberin Zaman Turkey is poised to formalize its military support to Libya’s internationally recognized government, that would inclue dispatching a rapid reaction force to the war convulsed North African nation if need be, under the terms...
A Kremlin-backed tyrant in Tripoli would be a disaster for U.S. interests. By Emily Estelle American interests are under attack in Libya, whether we realize it or not. Adversaries and allies alike are attempting to install a dictator.
Too many players engaged on both sides in Libya’s civil war to assume that Khalifa Haftar will emerge victorious. The US is the wild card.
By Diego Cupolo Ahead of this week’s NATO summit in London, fresh developments in the eastern Mediterranean Sea will likely add to a long list of tensions between Turkey and allied nations as the bloc celebrates its 70th anniversary.
By Angelos Syrigos We do not yet know the details of the agreement signed on Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the head of Libya’s National Accord government Fayez al-Sarraj.
By Kenan Malik The EU’s dirty work is being carried out by the UN’s scandalous policy on migrants. A hospital that finds its patients so burdensome that it denies them medical care.
By Tim Eaton A new effort to manage the economy, one that brings together both sides of the war with international partners, is an essential step forward.