Opinion

The Libyan killer who defied UN, ICC and international laws

A camera on set, masked fighters surrounding the crime scene, automatic guns in hands, military vehicles and dead calm on the background are all it takes for producing a Hollywood-style or rather an ISIS-style mass execution of captives by the Libyan eastern senior leader of the self-styled army of...

Libya’s 2018 elections: A dictator’s son vs. who?

The throne of the Libyan monarchy, a country everybody is vying for as it were, has been empty since the ousting of the deceased Moamar Gaddafi in October 2011, with different transitional phases shaping the Libya which we know now. But enough with chaos, lawlessness and disorder, said the...

CNN aims to start a war in Libya

Since 2014, Libya has been a country for proxy wars and agenda-driven conflicts with too many hands trying to move the country to their side. War on terror, radicalism, extremism, civil war, tribal conflicts, and last but not least: illegal immigration and internal displacement. All of these...

Here’s a Libyan joke, Mr. Johnson: You’re silly for a diplomat

If you are looking for a top diplomat of one of the most powerful countries in the world – the United Kingdom – to turn a conference on internal matters in his country to a platform to insult the dignity of another country, then you should definitely call the UK Foreign Minister, Boris...

September 25, a new revolution in Libya

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

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

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

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!

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

  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...