Tag Archives: Libya

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Still Faces Legal Challenges

The revised ban allows entry to citizens of Iraq, but continues to block citizens of six other Muslim majority nations.

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Next Steps in Libya

Economic and government stabilization in the face of political and security challenges.

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3 Public Squares Drive the Political Life in Benghazi

People in the Libyan city of Benghazi have been flocking to different squares to give their verdict on issues that impact their lives, transforming them into popular destinations for public debate.

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European Countries Edge Towards War on Terror

For the first time, a European country has used military force to carry out the premeditated killing of a specific individual outside the context of regular hostilities. Apart from the issue of whether targeted strikes are an effective or wise policy against terrorism, the UK’s latest move raises huge legal questions.

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Refugee Journeys: Two Eritreans in Sudan

Two young women reflect on their decision to flee Eritrea, a small state that produces one of the highest rates of asylum seekers in the world.

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Why Libyans Really Miss Gaddafi Days?

Why some Libyans have started missing the years of Muammar Gaddafi’s authoritarian rule, just four years after the dictator was toppled? The answer is simple — lack of security. But one analyst believes that today’s Libya is the outcome of Gaddafi’s misrule.

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Libyan Reaction: Social Experiments

  Some guys from Tripoli lunched an experiment called Libyan Reaction. “Videos for social experiments and pranks to see how Libyans will react!,” reads a short description of initiative launched on the Facebook. The Facebook is getting significant attention. So far it has received more than 32,000 likes. It’s interesting to watch Libyan reaction towards some circumstances they face in the streets everyday …

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Immigrant Crisis Causes Outcry in Europe

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has responded to the public outcry over the immigration crisis by urging European leaders to show solidarity and resist the message of populist parties.

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Libya: Why Federalist Movement Emerged in Cyrenaica?

Unless a constitutional settlement is reached between Libya's warring regions in the coming months, the country risks division into three independent countries, fears one Benghazi-based blogger.

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Saudi Arabia’s Long History of Meddling in Yemen

The Saudis are reluctant to send ground troops to fight the Houthis on Yemeni soil. But recent conflicts -- in Iraq, Syria and Libya -- show that air power alone is not enough to win a decisive victory. And the longer this conflict drags on, the more likely that the Houthis will gain wide popular support as the defenders of Yemen's independence against an aggressive and meddling neighbor.

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