War & Conflict

ISIL's gains in Libya and the case for intervention

Libya has replaced Syria and Iraq as the top military priority, especially for Europeans.

by Olivier Guitta

War & Conflict

Libya in crisis: 'This is not just Misrata's fight'

A unity government deal would bring greater international support for Libya's fight against ISIL, observers say.

Politics

Is Saudi Arabia warming up to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Amid continued ISIL expansion and a perceived threat from Iran, Saudi Arabia has been searching for new allies.

Middle East

Audio leaks 'show UAE and Egypt shipped arms to Haftar'

Latest leaked phone calls appear to show cooperation between the UAE and Egypt to transfer weaponry to Libyan general.

War & Conflict

Libyans don't need more weapons

Lifting the arms embargo to help the Libyan military fight ISIL would sabotage UN-sponsored peace talks.

by Claudia Gazzini
- Issandr El Amrani

War & Conflict

Libya: 'No one can win this war'

As fighting rages across the country, Libya's warring sides have entered a final round of UN-brokered talks.

Middle East

More stick, less carrot needed in Libya

The UN should stop threatening Libyan war criminals with sanctions and actually implement it.

by Hafed Al-Ghwell

War & Conflict

ISIL claims suicide attack in Libya's Benghazi

Armed group claims responsibility for deadly attack that killed seven at army checkpoint in eastern city.

Politics

Libya peace talks appear on verge of collapse

UN's Bernardino Leon says that an agreement between rival governments will be difficult as battle for Tripoli continues.

Politics

Haftar forces launch offensive to 'liberate' Tripoli

Troops loyal to Tobruk-based government deployed to the south of the Libyan capital in bid to seize control of the city.

Politics

UN warns Libya crisis could destabilise entire region

Special envoy says international community growing impatient with unrest as rival parties meet in Rabat for peace talks.

War & Conflict

Libya army chief warns of ISIL threat against Europe

Khalifa Haftar says ISIL will target Europe if the West does not support Libyan army fighting the armed group.

Politics

What is not being discussed about Libya

Six governments and four years later, Morocco talks lack substance.

by Hafed Al-Ghwell