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Libya

Saif al-Islam: where is Gaddafi’s son?

The fate of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi remains uncertain. Saif al-Islam had been held by militia in the town of Zintan since his …

Conciliation needed in Tripoli

Arab Millennial would like to express its condolences to the families of those who died during the clashes in Tripoli, …

Did ISIS “hijack” the Arab Spring?

Across the Middle East, ISIS emerged out of the ashes of failed aspirations. The Arab Spring promised so much and, …

Should the international community welcome Saif al-Islam’s political comeback?

It was announced at the end of 2017 that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi, is …

Did Arabs “colonise” North Africa?

Colonialism remains a contested concept: there exists no widespread agreement amongst academics upon what it should be properly defined as. …

Are the Amazigh under-represented in Arab politics?

Tinmel is a small village in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains and it serves as a starting point for understanding the …

Are North Africans really “Arabs”?

1. Background In August 2017, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi confirmed that his government would be pushing ahead with new …

6 years on: the Libyan psyche after Gaddafi

Introduction Six years ago, Libya was allegedly “liberated” from Gaddafi’s 42-year rule. This name or persona had managed to sneak …

How Libyan artists are addressing mental health

The original article by Malak Altaeb, which has been syndicated for Arab Millennial, can be found here *** Mental illness is …

4 Libyan women millennials should watch out for

I believe when women come together, magic happens. I was first inspired by Oprah Winfrey. She has shown me what …

Fuad Gritli: how an Arab millennial changed Libya’s music industry

“Am I an artist? I guess, I don’t know. I do not like to be labeled as anything or anyone. …

6th anniversary of regime-change in Libya

I write this poem to reflect  how I and many others feel about what we consider to be Libya’s 6th anniversary …