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A Libyan Commander Says His Forces Have Taken Benghazi
Gen. Khalifa Hifter said his militia forces had defeated the Islamist fighters they had been battling in the eastern city of Benghazi for the past three years.
As Migration Surges, Italy Weighs Barring Some Rescue Boats
The number of migrants who risk crossing the Mediterranean often rises in warmer months, but more than 20,000 reached Italy in the last week alone.
‘This Was the Second Time the Subject of a Story Died in Front of Me.’
Jaime Yaya Barry describes his visits with a family in Senegal who had suffered terrible loss.
Why Migrants Keep Risking All on the ‘Deadliest Route’
The grim fates of two Senegalese brothers match those of a growing number of young African men who are determined to reach Europe — or die trying.
Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans
Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide.
How to Save Libya From Itself? Protect Its Oil From Its Politics
Absolute dependence on oil and gas has turned political infighting into a winner-take-all contest.
Efforts to Rescue Migrants Caused Deadly, Unexpected Consequences
Strategies to reduce migrants in the Mediterranean Sea may have made the journey more treacherous.
To Little Fanfare, Muammar el-Qaddafi’s Son Is Freed in Libya
A militia’s release of Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi was a direct challenge to the International Criminal Court, which wants him tried on charges of war crimes.
Timeline Shows Manchester Bomber’s Family’s Deep Ties to Libya
Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people in a terrorist attack, visited North Africa with his brother and father, who worked to overthrow Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
‘Forgive Me’: Manchester Bomber’s Tangled Path of Conflict and Rebellion
The life of Salman Abedi, the bomber whose attack killed 22 people in Manchester this past week, was interwoven with the tortured recent past of Libya.
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