Probing The Soul Of Misrata, Martyr Of Libyan Revolution

Probing The Soul Of Misrata, Martyr Of Libyan Revolution

Sunday 28 June, 2015 MISRATA — It’s a strange city where 15-year-old kids can be seen jumping behind the wheel of semi-wrecked cars, where the scenery they pass is made mostly of building facades blackened by mortar shells. In Misrata, the screeches of tires at the roundabout resemble the piercing sound of war sirens. The […]

Libya has caromed from one crisis to the next

Libya has caromed from one crisis to the next

Sunday 17 May, 2015 When the ferocious battle for Tripoli’s international airport broke out last summer between Libya Dawn and militias from the town of Zintan, it seemed obvious to Siraj Swalem that he should take part. The baby-faced fighter hails from the once-besieged coastal city of Misrata and is the youngest in a long […]

Opinion: Dying Boats and the Lacking Answer for Libya

Opinion: Dying Boats and the Lacking Answer for Libya

Thursday 23 April, 2015 Whereas the EU is actively responding to the “dying boats” tragedy that has seen hundreds of our bodies washed ashore in Europe, the Arab world appears to be unconcerned concerning the victims or the difficulty that considerations us greater than anybody else. Virtually all of these boats set sail with their […]

How Hillary Clinton led America to the Libyan Disaster

How Hillary Clinton led America to the Libyan Disaster

President Obama effectively gave his secretary of state a kind of veto power over the Libyan conflict and he did not even listen to second opinions, notes Mustafa Fetouri. Monday 30 March, 2015 19 March marked four years since NATO intervened witha brutally destructive air campaign in Libya to reinforce United Nation Security Council resolution […]

Turkish envoy to Libya urges general elections as cure for crisis

Turkish envoy to Libya urges general elections as cure for crisis

Thursday 20 November, 2014 Emrullah Isler, the Turkish Special Envoy for Libya claims the political crisis in Libya can be overcome by holding general elections. At present there are two rival governments, one in Tobruk, that is internationally recognized, the House of Representatives, consisting of representatives elected in elections last June. Some of those elected […]

Libyan Youth Are Stronger Than Death

Libyan Youth Are Stronger Than Death

The youth of Libya are still working to combat violence and support peace projects. We shall continue until the very end, and we shall prevail, writes Marouane Bakit. Tuesday 28 October, 2014 TRIPOLI (Libya) – Three weeks ago, we sadly received the news about the death of our colleagues Tawfiq Bin Saud (18 years) and […]

A military leader is the last thing Libya needs

A military leader is the last thing Libya needs

While renegade general Haftar has managed to quell extremists in the east, it would be better if all sides were to agree on a path towards a democratic future under a national government Thursday 21 August, 2014 Against the backdrop of the advances made by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) and […]

Creating Stability and Lasting Peace in Libya

Creating Stability and Lasting Peace in Libya

Wednesday 20 August, 2014 In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi’s overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive. Libya has had five governments since the 2011 revolution and despite the June elections turmoil continues to reign. Warring militias continue their battle for Libya’s main airport. Fighting escalates as it spills […]

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