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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

The battle of defeating ISIS and rebuilding Libya

For those who were against Gaddafi, the euphoric feeling that came with his fall will last many years, despite the ensuing …

Libya: the Italians have left but we remain colonised

During my visit to Tripoli, I was able to observe various tendencies that alerted me to a complex regime of …

My problems with Libya’s citizenship laws

If we were to sit back, put aside everything we had learnt, all the ideas that were passed down to …

Where does the term “Arab Spring” originate?

When I first moved to the Middle East, to Egypt in September 2010, the talk on the street was of …

What more can be done to empower Libyan women?

By Asma Shebani As it currently stands, we find an alarming detachment between civil society within developing North African nations. …