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    1. July 28, 2015

      Gaddafi’s family fled the country, were killed or face trial

      Colonel Muammer Gaddafi was captured and violently killed in October 2011 in the aftermath of Libya’s revolution. Since...

    2. July 28, 2015

      Gaddafi’s son sentenced to death in Libya

      A court in Libya has sentenced to death Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of ousted leader Muammer Gaddafi, together with...

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    1. Year in the Arab World

      The past year will be remembered as one of the Middle East’s most tumultuous, a time o...
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      Six months after the military coup that overthrew the elected Islamist government of M...
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    1. July 24, 2015

      Why comics and cartoons are flourishing in the Middle East

      For Asia Alfasi, the reason politics dominates comics in the Arab world is simple. “Our lives are a lot more...

    2. June 16, 2015

      Libya struggles to raise oil output

      As a battle for market share rages in the oil industry, Libya is struggling to stand its ground. The holder of Africa’s...

    3. May 31, 2015

      Libya: Families, friends and feuds

      Just before the journey deeper into the buffer zone, Adel Abu Nawar picks up the phone and makes one last call to the...

    4. May 28, 2015

      Battle to write constitution for a Libya at war with itself

      The head of the commission drawing up the Libyan constitution says he has been pressured to create separate categories...

    5. May 15, 2015

      Embattled Libyan coastguard struggles to stop migrants

      Four coastguards without life jackets are bouncing across choppy waters off the Libyan shore in a small inflatable...

    6. April 13, 2015

      More migrants attempt Mediterranean crossing to Italy

      Almost 6,000 migrants have been rescued by Italian Naval and Coast Guard vessels off the coast of Libya in the past...

    7. March 31, 2015

      Tripoli authority sacks prime minister

      The self-declared authority in Libya’s capital sacked its prime minister, Omar al-Hassi, on Tuesday citing his...

    8. March 19, 2015

      Libya: A divided land

      This time it was the guards from an Austrian-run gas facility in Libya’s Saharan southwest. They were shown beheaded in...

    9. February 15, 2015

      Egyptian air strikes target Isis in Libya

      The Egyptian military said it carried out dawn air strikes on Monday against groups in Libya affiliated with Islamic...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      January 22, 2015

      Libyan pro-government forces

      Members of the Libyan pro-government forces, backed by locals, on a tank outside the Central Bank, near Benghazi port....

    11. FT Photo Diary

      January 20, 2015

      Revolutionaries in Benghazi

      Members of Libyan pro-government forces, who are backed by the locals, sit together during clashes with the Shura...

    12. January 19, 2015

      Libya needs help to step back from the brink

      More than three years after the Nato-enabled toppling of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi’s regime, Libya’s agony shows no sign...

    13. January 11, 2015

      ‘The Iron Cage of Liberalism’, by Daniel Ritter

      Why were the Middle East revolutions that replaced authoritarian regimes with relatively little bloodshed as peaceful...

    14. December 29, 2014

      Brent crude closes at lowest since May 2009

      Oil surrendered early gains on Monday to close at a fresh five-and-half-year low on doubts that escalating violence in...

    15. December 28, 2014

      Warplanes strike Misurata as Libya conflict escalates

      Warplanes attacked Libya’s third-largest city of Misurata on Sunday, the first time the industrial port of 300,000 has...

    16. October 30, 2014

      Court to hear Gaddafi rendition claims

      A case turning on “very grave allegations” against the UK government and its alleged complicity in rendition and...

    17. October 22, 2014

      Nelson Bunker Hunt, tycoon, 1926-2014

      Nelson Bunker Hunt, who has died at the age of 88, was everything a Texan oil tycoon was supposed to be. Once one of...

    18. September 21, 2014

      Goldman defence lifts veil on LIA relationship

      It is a fiercely contested $1bn lawsuit over disputed derivatives transactions and has pitted Libya’s Investment...

    19. September 19, 2014

      Goldman admits cultivating ties with Gaddafi-era Libya fund

      Goldman Sachs has admitted in court documents that it used an internship, training, small gifts, occasional travel and...

    20. The A-List

      September 16, 2014

      US must work harder to win over Arab regimes on Isis

      The US administration is trying to convince its populace and the world that it is successfully forging a new alliance...

    21. September 11, 2014

      Obama’s bold ambition at odds with strategic caution

      In Washington politics, there are few more toxic phrases than “leading from behind”. It was coined by an Obama...

    22. August 25, 2014

      Hero of Libya’s revolution wages war on government

      Salah Badi has a reputation for resorting to other means when politics do not go his way. A hero of the 2011 uprising...

    23. August 19, 2014

      Goldman withdraws attempt to stop $1bn Libya fund dispute

      Goldman Sachs has withdrawn an application to have a $1bn lawsuit filed by the Libyan Investment Authority, a former...

    24. August 4, 2014

      Libya MPs defy Islamists to attend Tobruk swearing-in ceremony

      An overwhelming majority of Libya’s new MPs defied Islamists and their militia allies to attend a swearing-in ceremony...

    25. July 30, 2014

      Paris evacuates French and British from Libya fighting

      France has evacuated almost 50 French citizens together with seven Britons by warship from Libya amid deteriorating...

    26. July 27, 2014

      Voices from Libya’s armed struggle

      On a Friday afternoon in June in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, a street battle erupts for control of Martyrs Square....

    27. July 26, 2014

      US evacuates Libya embassy after militia violence

      TRIPOLI, July 26 – The US evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving its staff under heavy military guard...

    28. July 20, 2014

      Government-aligned militia adds to Libya’s political turmoil

      Camp 27, a military base on the shore of the Mediterranean, west of Tripoli, was an ideal spot for Muammer Gaddafi’s...

    29. beyondbrics

      July 14, 2014

      The LIA and Libya's struggle to move on

      News that Abdulmagid Breish has been removed from his position as chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority brings...

    30. May 23, 2014

      Khalifa Haftar, a hard-headed Libyan warrior

      When a trusted officer was captured during one of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi’s misadventures in neighbouring Chad, the...

    31. May 22, 2014

      David Cameron appoints former Blair aide as special envoy to Libya

      David Cameron has appointed one of Tony Blair’s closest advisers to lead the government’s efforts in trying to restore...

    32. May 20, 2014

      Khalifa Haftar’s anti-militia campaign divides Libya

      By Borzou Daragahi in Cairo To some Libyans, Khalifa Haftar is a hero who stood up to Muammer Gaddafi on the front...

    33. May 19, 2014

      The deepening chaos in Libya

      When Colonel Muammer Gaddafi was toppled by a Nato-led military operation in October 2011, Britain, France and the US...

    34. May 19, 2014

      Libya chaos deepens as militias line up with rival army leaders

      Libya has experienced repeated bouts of mayhem since the 2011 uprising that felled longtime ruler Muammer Gaddafi. But...

    35. May 19, 2014

      Libya braces for further conflict after general leads attack on militias

      Libya’s fragmented armed forces appeared on the brink of a major conflict on Monday after a retired general and allied...

    36. May 18, 2014

      Gunmen attack Libya’s parliament and prime minister’s office

      The Libyan government condemned what it described as a coup attempt on Sunday after forces loyal to a former Libyan...

    37. May 16, 2014

      Aircraft and artillery attack Islamist militias in Benghazi

      Fighting erupted in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, pitting forces loyal to a renegade retired army...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      May 16, 2014

      Saif behind bars

      Reuters Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, attends a hearing behind bars in a courtroom...

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