Libya


Pervasive Terrorism In Africa And Peacekeeping

The Mogadishu double truck bombings in Somalia carried out on Saturday, October 14 that killed 358 people and injured hundreds more is the deadliest single attack in Somalia’s modern history. The initial bombing destroyed the Safari hotel, several vehicles, and caused damage to Qatar’s embassy in Somalia. The Somali government […]


Nuclear Brinksmanship On The Korean Peninsula

The successful subterranean test by North Korea of a hydrogen bomb, which they claim is capable of being mounted on to an intercontinental ballistic missile, though predictable, has raised alarm bells throughout the international community, particularly among the unified command centres in South Korea and Japan, which cannot operate independently […]


Three Libyan Oil Fields Owned By The State Shut Down Due To Militia Attack

After armed militias had attacked three oil fields, the state-owned National Oil Company (NOC) issued a statement informing the public that oil production would be suspended for several days. In these three cases, the militias managed to shut off two pipelines to the refinery and port at Zawya from the […]


The Arab World And Its Lost Heritage

The last 3 years of the so-called Islamic State’s barbarous militancy in the Arab world has caused destruction spanning the entire region. The recent liberation of Mosul and the eradication of IS’s last major stronghold demonstrates their decline in the region. However, their legacy of destruction and despair will linger […]


UNICEF Regional Director Stresses The Necessity For Humanitarian Assistance In Libya

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, recently completed his first visit to Libya.  On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Cappelaere made a statement warning that half a million children in Libya are in dire need of humanitarian assistance due to […]