Music

Freedom over exile: Kayem's boundary-crossing hip-hop

Libyan-US musician and campaigner joins The Stream for a special live performance and to talk about his commitment to the land of his father.

Freedom over exile: Kayem's boundary-crossing hip-hop

Middle East

UN envoy to Libya calls for Eid holiday ceasefire

Renegade military commander Haftar rejects ceasefire, vows to press on with 4-month offensive to take Tripoli.

Libya

Libya: Attack on field hospital near Tripoli kills five doctors

UN-recognised government's health ministry says five doctors died in air attack by Khalifa Haftar's forces.

Libya: Attack on field hospital near Tripoli kills five doctors

Libya

UN-recognised GNA attacks key Haftar airbase in central Libya

Tripoli-based government says it took down munitions depot and hit military transport aircraft at Al Jufra airbase.

UN-recognised GNA attacks key Haftar airbase in central Libya

Libya

Up to 150 feared dead in 'year's worst Mediterranean tragedy'

Two boats carrying about 300 people capsized off Libya's coast, with scores, including children, feared drowned.

Up to 150 feared dead in 'year's worst Mediterranean tragedy'

Libya

Libya: Europe-bound migrants sent to bombed detention centre

Coastguard spokesperson says 38 migrants were sent to the Tajoura detention centre that was bombed last month.

Libya: Europe-bound migrants sent to bombed detention centre

Europe

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

French President Macron says 14 EU states sign up to 'mechanism' for allocating migrants and refugees across the bloc.

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

Human Rights

MSF and SOS Mediterranee restart rescue missions off Libya

A new vessel, the Ocean Viking, will conduct rescue work in the Mediterranean, humanitarian groups say.

MSF and SOS Mediterranee restart rescue missions off Libya

United Kingdom

Brother of Manchester bomber arrested in UK after extradition

Hashem Abedi arrested after landing at a London airport and will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court, police say.

Brother of Manchester bomber arrested in UK after extradition

Libya

World powers call for immediate end to Libya violence

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, US and Italy warn ongoing violence in Libya is fuelling a 'growing humanitarian emergency'.

'No military solution': World powers urge Libya de-escalation

Middle East

Battle for Tripoli: Libya coastguard braces for naval offensive

Turning the tide, concerns that the high seas could become Libya's next front line.

United Nations

UN agencies call for resumption of EU naval rescue operations

UN refugee agency and International Organization for Migration demand restart of rescues and a halt to returns to Libya.

UN agencies call for resumption of EU naval rescue operations

Libya

Libya asks France to explain how its arms reached Haftar forces

The UN-recognised government seeks urgent answers after Paris conceded its missiles were found with pro- Haftar forces.

Libya asks France to explain how its arms reached Haftar forces

Libya

Four killed as car bombs target funeral in Libya's Benghazi

Two civilians, two soldiers killed in Benghazi blasts attended by senior military leaders aligned with commander Haftar.

Four killed as car bombs target funeral in Libya's Benghazi

Opinion

Russia's endgame in Libya

The Kremlin sees its relations with the GNA and Khalifa Haftar as purely transactional.

Yury Barmin

by Yury Barmin

Yury Barmin