Barbara Bibbo

Barbara Bibbo

Barbara Bibbo is an Italian journalist who has been living and working in the Middle East for the past 20 years. She has been a producer at Al Jazeera English between 2008 and 2015, doing extensive research on international issues and world leading figures for the Talk to Al Jazeera show.

Barbara started her career in print, as a correspondent for Il Messaggero Veneto, Gulf News and Italian News Agency ANSA from the Gulf region. Her interviews and articles have also appeared or been quoted by El Pais, Repubblica, the New York Review of Books, La Voce di New York, and other publications worldwide.

Libya

Italy's Libya talks end with commitments but no joint statement

UN envoy Ghassan Salame says renegade General Khalifa Haftar 'committed to support' elections in the spring of 2019.

Italy's Libya talks end with commitments but no joint statement

Libya

Haftar hints at peace with rival until election in Libya

General Khalifa Haftar seems to have extended an olive branch to rival Fayez al-Serraj at Palermo conference.

Haftar hints at peace with rival until election in Libya

Libya

Renegade General Khalifa Haftar joins Libya conference in Palermo

Italian city hosts representatives of Libya's various factions and other countries in bid to find political settlement.

Renegade General Khalifa Haftar joins Libya conference in Palermo

Libya

Libya rivals, key players to discuss election plan in Italy talks

The conference on Monday will be attended by representatives from major Libyan stakeholders and international powers.

Libya rivals, key players to discuss election plan in Italy talks

Europe

Border tensions boil over as France 'dumps' migrants in Italy

Relations between Rome and Paris hit new low as rights groups accuse France of mistreating migrants at Italian borders.

Border tensions boil over as France 'dumps' migrants in Italy

Yemen

Yemen's Geneva talks fall apart after Houthi no-show

UN-sponsored peace talks falter after Houthi rebels fail to show up, prompting Yemeni government officials to leave.

Yemen's Geneva talks fall apart after Houthi no-show

Syria's War

No breakthrough in Turkey-Iran-Russia talks on Syria constitution

Tripartite meeting in Geneva ends with 'some common ground was beginning to emerge', UN envoy says.

No breakthrough in Turkey-Iran-Russia talks on Syria constitution

Syria's War

Syria constitution: Turkey, Russia and Iran start Geneva talks

Representatives from three nations meet in Geneva to discuss committee tasked with drafting Syria's new constitution.

Syria constitution: Turkey, Russia and Iran start Geneva talks

Syria's War

Syria's refugee children: Futures lost to the war

An entire generation of Syrians has lost the opportunity of getting an education because of the war.

Syria's refugee children: Futures lost to the war

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

UN officials condemn arbitrary arrest of Palestinian children

UN reports at Human Rights Council in Geneva show Palestinian living conditions severely worsening over the past year.

UN officials condemn arbitrary arrest of Palestinian children

Syria's War

Aid groups vow to deliver life-saving supplies to Eastern Ghouta

After Syrian government imposes obstacles on entry of supplies, aid agencies vow to resume delivery on Thursday.

Aid groups vow to deliver life-saving supplies to Eastern Ghouta

GCC

Qatar FM calls for an end to the Saudi-led blockade

OHCHR must act against blockading countries and compensate victims, says Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.

Qatar FM calls for an end to the Saudi-led blockade