Libya

How France Is Making Libya Worse

Macron Is Strengthening Haftar By Jalel Harchaoui On July 25, at peace talks in Paris convened by French President Emmanuel Macron, the leaders of Libya’s two main factions—Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and Marshal Khalifa Haftar of the self-styled Libyan […]

An industry built on human misery

Tracey Ferrier AAP, Petra Kaminsky DPA As nations around the world grapple with the people smuggling trade, vital questions beg answers. How many criminals are involved in smuggling? Who are they? How many desperate people are smuggled each year? And how many lives are lost along the way? Waves of desperate […]

Broken Land

AFP/Getty Images Broken Land Five years after the uprising that led to the downfall of Qaddafi, Libya is a failed state, torn apart by rival militias. ISIS is growing stronger by the day, and poorly armed makeshift militias are all that stand in its way. BuzzFeed News’ Borzou Daragahi reports […]