Country: Libya

Journalists protest against censorship in Tunis, January 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/N. Fauque)

Freedom of speech in the Middle East

Arabs follow fake news, while the dream of progress dies

Protests in the Libyan capital, Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/AA/H. Turkia)

Protests in Libya

Violence and corruption: young people say enough's enough

Emmanuel Macron (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/G. Fuentes)

French President in Beirut

Can Macron save Lebanon?

View of Tripoli's historic quarter, Libya (source: Facebook/"Corners of Tripoli")

A visual record of Tripoli

Libya's citizen-photographers find beauty in a war zone

Turkish drilling ship Yavuz off the coast of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean (photo: Reuters/M. Sezer)

Escalation or mediation in the Eastern Med?

Turkey and Greece at loggerheads over maritime sovereignty

Tobias Zumbraegel is a researcher and project co-ordinator at the Centre for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient (CARPO), Bonn (photo: private)

Interview with political scientist Tobias Zumbraegel

How are Middle East countries coping with climate change?

President Erdoğan and senior Turkish ministers attend Friday prayers at Hagia Sofia, 24.07.20 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Kamachi)

Interview with Olivier Roy on the conversion of Hagia Sophia

"Islamising stones is easier than Islamising souls"

Turkish President Erdogan and French President Macron at the Syria Summit in Istanbul, October 2018 (Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

Libyan civil war

Turkey versus France – a game of one-upmanship in Libya?

Fighters loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord stand on a tank (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Turkia)

Libya's double tragedy

How domestic conflict and misguided intervention have destabilised Libya

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (left) visiting the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on 4 June 2020, Ankara (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Aktas)

Mask diplomacy and power politics

Erdogan's foreign policy in the shadow of coronavirus

Supporters of the Libyan transitional government celebrate their territorial gains (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The collapse of Haftar's offensive

Is Egypt really preparing to jump into the Libyan fray?

Fighter with the UN-backed government forces of Libya seen south of Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/Xinhua/H. Turkia)

A truly international conflict

How can Europe help prevent the carving-up of Libya?

Black and white image of a Russian fighter aircraft in Libya (photo; DVIDS)

Conflict in North Africa

In Libya, Russia sinks its teeth into another proxy war

A displaced woman from Tawergha protests in downtown Tripoli, Libya (photo: DW/K. Zurutuza)

COVID-19 pandemic in Libya

Conflict and coronavirus – Libyan women pay the higher price

Bashar al-Assad's uncle, Rifaat al-Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP Photo/M. Euler)

Stealth wealth from the Middle East

How Assad's family and others have filled their European coffers

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