Opinion

September 25, a new revolution in Libya

Abdulkader Assad

Libyans brace for a new wave of nation-wide protests on September 25 to go out in public squares and chant their demands as well as rights against the current governing bodies from east to west. This new turning point is so reminiscent of the February revolution days, where all Libyans –...

Side Effects of Climate Change in Our Health

Malak Altaeb

Climate change has affected our surrounding and environment in tremendous levels. We have clearly seen the effects in global warming, ice melting, rise of sea level, desertification, and many other changes. The world is trying to shift to eco-friendly solutions. We have seen a radicle shift towards...

The Fear behind Investing in Renewable Energy

Malak Altaeb

We live in a world where renewable energy became a necessity. It is the driving force of this era. However, in developing countries, finance comes between making it a reality and applying them. It has been used as an excuse to not make the first steps in so many countries in the MENA...

The Case Against Elections in Libya

Emadeddin Muntasser

Why It Is More Likely to Lead to Instability Than Peace Normally, a call for elections is a sign of a vibrant democracy. In Libya, however, the current rush to hold a vote within a few months from now—a proposal that has been advanced by everyone from United Arab Emirates-backed warlords to the...

Those claiming control of the Libyan Investment Authority are squandering your fortune, Libyans!

Mohammed Baayo

The illegitimate Chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), Ali Mahmoud Hassan, lied when he said that the LIA wants to create a strategic alliance with the Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corporation, also known as Bank ABC. Much of the LIA’s assets are currently frozen due to the UN...

Our miserable life in Libya

Mustafa Fetouri

  To say the lives of Libyans since their so called revolution in 2011 has been all but an uphill struggle against, sometimes, the impossible is an understatement! Life in Libya has been tremendously reduced to daily suffering despite the wealth of the country and when you recall how easy...

UNSMIL’s “Liberation” of Benghazi

Mohamed Ramadan

On Wednesday 5th July 2017, Khalifa Haftar appeared on TV and announced the “complete undiminished liberation” of Benghazi, the exact Arabic words he used were “تحريراً غير منقوص”. Six days later, the fighting is still raging not only in the heart of Benghazi’s Old Town,...

Egyptian policy towards Libya between availability and constraints

Sadiq Dahan

These days, there is a frantic talk about the Egyptian military intervention in the local Libyan affairs, especially the Egyptian air force striking locations in Derna. Talk about two axes First, the Egyptian intervention is a violation of Libyan sovereignty, which is not far from the...

The Jewish Holocaust in Tripoli: In 1967 June the 5th

Dr. David Gerbi

I was born in OCT.1956 in the town of Jadu, but we have always lived Tripoli City, and we were living in a Tripoli suburb called “Suk al Juma” when my father had died in 1962 in Benghazi while working an America oil company, then we had to move to another suburb called “al Hadba al Khadra”...

U.S. Dooms IS Fighters Leaving Raqqa to Death

Sophie Mangal

On May 26, the US-backed and formed of Kurdish and Arab units Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that they are ready to guarantee safety for ISIS terrorists if they leave Raqqa within the next few days, ARA News reported. Besides, according to a source in the SDF command, who preferred...