Global Africa’s Mission: Expose the CIA’s Shameless, Continuing Crimes

Mark P. Fancher Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns (L) meets Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh (R) in Tripoli, Libya on January 13, 2023. (Photo: Libyan Prime Ministry – Anadolu Agency) The CIA director recently visited Libya, a state that was destroyed by the U.S. History shows that the CIA is never up…

Libya: Reconciliation is Suspended on Impossible Terms

Habib Lassoued The logic of booty, division and external interference are challenges to reconciliation in Libya. The implementation of the reconciliation project requires an innovative plan and Arab and African intervention. All efforts to activate the reconciliation project in Libya ended in failure, as the conflicting and wealth-sharing forces indirectly insist on leading the country…

CIA Arrives in Libya to Manipulate Elections

Steven Sahiounie William Burns, CIA director, arrived in Libya on January 12 and met with Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibe in Tripoli, and others.  The meeting marked the highest-ranked US official to visit Libya since President Joe Biden took office. Dbeibe’s government began in February 2021 and was tasked with holding elections under the auspices of the…

Libya: Confusion Over the Performance of the UN Mission Deepens

Confusion characterizes the work of the UN special envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, raising concerns among Libyans about the latter’s ability to dismantle the political roadblocks that prevent consensus to end the current impasse. On Thursday, the United Nations Support mission in Libya (UNSMIL) denied reports of the UN envoy’s desire to form a new…

The UK Assumes Full Control of Libya’s Oil

Mark Curtis An oil and gas platform off the coast of Libya. (Photo: Antonio Sempere via Getty) British oil giants BP and Shell are returning to the oil-rich north African country just over a decade after the UK plunged it into chaos in its 2011 military intervention, which the British government never admitted was a…

The Libyan Knot and a Dangerous Conflict Brewing in the Mediterranean

Viktor Mikhin How Turkey and Europe will divide up Libya’s oil remains to be seen… In early October, Turkey and the outgoing government in Tripoli, led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, signed an agreement allowing Ankara to explore energy resources in the Mediterranean. According to general opinion in the Arab press and among political scientists, this…

Remembering Muammar Qaddafi

A Sad Day, but a Good Day !! October 20, 2011 the martyred commander and his heroic comrades made their appointment with real testimony and not the fake testimony issued by the guarantees of the sheikhs of sedition and delusion, a day when a historical precedent was recorded that the enemies collectively and in solidarity…

By Killing Qaddafi, NATO Killed An African Dream

Under the fallacious pretext of “saving threatened civilians”, France, Great Britain and the United States unleashed on March 19 in Libya an international police operation which is a new war of aggression. The text of the UN Security Council resolution imposing a “No-Fly Zone” has only served to provide a guarantee for another war against…

Libya: Dbeibah’s Desperate Bet on Turkey

Habib LassouedLibyan Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush (R) and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attend a press conference in the capital Tripoli, October 3, 2022. (AFP) Libya has entered a new phase of polarisation that perpetuates the state of political and social division after the signing by the Abdulhamid Dbeibah government of two memoranda of understanding…

Turkey-Libya Gas Deal Exacerbates Regional Situation

Vladimir Odintsov Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who was visiting Tripoli on October 3, signed with Najla Mangoush, Foreign Minister of the Government of National Unity (GoNU), memoranda on cooperation between the two countries in the oil and gas sector, including joint exploration. The deals were also signed by the North African country’s Minister of…

Tripoli Signs Controversial Agreements with Turkey, Provoking Widespread Rejection

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush (R) and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attend a press conference in the capital Tripoli,  October 3, 2022. (AFP) Media reports have talked about Ankara’s possible participation in a trans-Saharan gas pipeline linking Nigeria to Libya with the aim of supplying Europe with natural gas. The project would upend Algeria’s…

Libya and the Way Out of a Severe Crisis

Viktor Mikhin Violence has returned to the streets of the Libyan capital Tripoli for the third time this year, as prevailing tensions between the North African country’s two parallel governments have again escalated sharply. With 32 people killed and 160 injured, mostly civilians, the warring militias have not even spared hospitals in their attempts to…

Blowback for NATO’s Crime against Libya

Rainer Shea  Eleven years ago, when the U.S. empire committed one of its most recent great crimes by bombing Libya into becoming a failed state, the Queen of Chaos Hillary Clinton celebrated by saying “We came, we saw, he died!” about Muammar Gaddafi. For someone whose role was to bring about chaos during the early years of…

Erdogan Exploits the Libyan Crisis to Further His Own Interests

The two simultaneous visits by the outgoing head of the unity government, Abdulhamid Al-Dabaiba, and the head of the parliament-backed government, Fathi Bashaga, to Ankara to meet with Turkish officials revealed that Turkey is sticking to the file of a political solution in Libya, and that the field is open for a combination of a…