Libya

Troops loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have shot down a fighter jet belonging to the eastern forces under the command of General Khalifa Haftar, on the same day the renegade military leader held talks with Egypt’s president in Cairo. Military sources ...

The distance between Libya and the Italian island of Lampedusa is really short. Only 70km of sea separate one of the most unstable regions of the world to the EU borders. That’s why, after the recent events, understanding what is ...

The last 23 of April, the Italian prosecutor Carmelo Zuccaro accused some NGOs that operate in the Mediterranean Sea to receive illicit funding within the context of refugee crisis. As explained in an interview with La Stampa, Zuccaro alleged to ...

The Chadian government’s decision to close the country’s lengthy northern border, on the 5th of January, may be good to prevent Islamic State fighters’ crossing over. However, the calculus behind the decision will absolutely have a disastrous economic impact on ...

Prime Minister of Malta says emergency services are standing by after he was informed of a “potential hijack” situation A passenger plane with 118 people on board was reportedly hijacked over Libya and forced to land in Malta. The internal ...

Abdelmalek Alaoui is a contributor for Forbes and writes about North Africa, the US and International Relations. Three years have elapsed since a Tunisian fruit vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, triggered the biggest social and political upheaval of modern times in the ...

The leaders of Libya’s rival parliaments met and rejected a U.N. peace deal on Dec. 16, a day before moderates from both sides were expected to sign it, Reuters reported. The U.N.-brokered deal calls for a unity government and a ...

Although the UN mediator manages to form a government of national unity between the two rival governments, an international mission in Libya is necessary, explain the Italian newspapers. And Rome is willing to lead, to preserve peace, and interests. Taking ...