Most recent article by: Hanspeter Mattes

Brigade unit on patrol in a housing area in Tripolis, Libya (photo: Getty Images)

Domestic Political Crisis in Libya

Stability on Trial

Challenging times ahead for the Libyan government: less than four weeks after his election, Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagur has been removed from office by a vote of no-confidence. The security situation remains precarious, as a campaign to disarm the militias continues to make halting progress. More information from Hanspeter Mattes of the GIGA Institute of Middle East StudiesMore