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.

Europe

Amid erratic response, EU eases fiscal policies to curb COVID-19

European Commission announces measures to support members states in the fight against the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

Amid erratic response, EU eases fiscal policies to curb COVID-19

Libya

Swiss traders conducting business with Libyan militias: report

The 18-page report presented to reporters on sidelines of the Human Rights Council under way in Geneva.

Swiss traders conducting business with Libyan militias: report

Libya

World leaders 'silent' on Libya 'to avoid oil price drop': Syala

The global community is turning a blind eye to the oil blockade in Libya to stop prices falling, claimed Mohammed Syala.

World leaders 'silent' on Libya 'to avoid oil price drop': Syala

Middle East

Libya rivals show 'genuine will' to start ceasefire talks: UN

Ghassan Salame says warring factions agree in principle to start negotiations over permanent ceasefire.

Libya rivals show 'genuine will' to start ceasefire talks: UN

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli occupation of West Bank costs Palestinians billions: UN

UN report claims Israel's control of Palestinian fiscal policy not only hurts economy but indirectly reduces job growth.

Israeli occupation of West Bank costs Palestinians billions: UN

Syria's War

No consensus on agenda in Syria constitution talks held in Geneva

Opposition representatives blame government delegation for failure of talks to amend the Syrian constitution.

No consensus on agenda in Syria constitution talks held in Geneva

Global Warming

Step up climate action or face catastrophe, says UN report

Global emissions need to be more than halved if we are to save the planet, world's top scientists agree.

Step up climate action or face catastrophe, says UN report

Middle East

Long-awaited Syria constitutional committee meets for first time

The 150 representatives of gov't, opposition and civil society due to work on governing document for war-torn country.

Long-awaited Syria constitutional committee meets for first time

Jamal Khashoggi

'Time to act': UN expert urges international Khashoggi probe

Agnes Callamard says Saudi trial of suspects in Khashoggi killing not being carried out in 'good faith'.

'Time to act': UN expert urges international Khashoggi probe

Saudi Arabia

Hatice Cengiz: UN 'must take action now' over Khashoggi's murder

Fiancee of slain reporter says Saudi Arabia acted in 'scandalous' manner by trying to eliminate evidence of killing.

Hatice Cengiz: UN 'must take action now' over Khashoggi's murder

Switzerland

Women rally for equal pay, gender parity in Switzerland

Thousands march for equality across Switzerland, 38 years after gender parity, equal pay were enshrined in Constitution.

Women rally for equal pay, gender parity in Switzerland

Ebola

Fears of Ebola pandemic if violent attacks continue in DR Congo

Armed groups' attacks on health facilities and workers in DRC must stop to prevent spread of virus, officials say.

Fears of Ebola pandemic if violent attacks continue in DR Congo