An Al Jazeera Arabic investigation has uncovered Egyptian, Russian and UAE arms support to Libya‘s renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar.
Unspeakable Crime: Rape as a Weapon of War in Libya
Editor’s note: This film will be removed on October 6, 2019. Filmmaker: Cecile Allegra “If you use a bomb it goes through the body. It kills and it leaves a mark. Any weapon does. But rape is an invisible weapon. It’s only uncovered if the victim speaks out,” says Imad …
Battle for Tripoli: Libya coastguard braces for naval offensive
Libya‘s coastguard is on alert as the battle for control of Tripoli threatens to spread to the sea.
The Military and Politics: The Cases of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan
The armed forces have been a central political player and the real locus of power in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan for the past 60 years.
Are foreign powers worsening the conflict in Libya?
Libya’s rival forces are intensifying their fight for control of Tripoli. Troops loyal to the UN-backed government in the capital are trying to stop the advance of the strongman Khalifa Haftar, who began his offensive on the city two weeks ago.
UN: Libya militias in Tripoli profiting from human trafficking
As the fighting between the forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar and the UN-backed government’s army intensifies, human traffickers continue to profit from boatloads of African migrants hoping to reach Europe.
Libya’s rival governments hold peace talks in Benghazi
There have been rare signs of cooperation between Libya’s rival governments after years of conflict and division.
Why are refugees being sent back to war-torn Libya?
Trapped in Libya Journalist Sally Hayden has for almost three weeks been tweeting a remarkable thread of her WhatsApp conversations with refugees detained in terrible conditions in Libya. She has included supplemental reporting and audio and video clips from the refugees, and confirmed their stories with sources on the ground.
Libya violence: Fighting escalates in key city of Derna
Sixteen fighters have been killed and 11 others wounded in the eastern Libyan city of Derna. Fighting has intensified between forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar and local militias.
Libya 2011: Through the Fire
In 2011, a wave of uprisings swept across the Arab world, with pro-democracy protests spreading from Tunisia to Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain and beyond.