Jamal Jawhar
Arab World Fire and rescue teams search for survivors among the rubble of a collapsed building following floods that struck the city of Derna in eastern Libya, September 14, 2023 (AFP)

Libyan-UN Discrepancy over Number of Hurricane Victims

Discrepancy emerged over the death toll from devastating floods in eastern Libya. While the government count remained close to 3,000 people, the United Nations…

Jamal Jawhar (Cairo)
Arab World Dbeibah meets with security and military officials to follow up on the developments in Misrata. (Dbeibah's press office)

Libya’s Dbeibah Confronts ‘Rebellion’ of Misrata Military Council

Head of Libya’s Government of National Unity (GNU) Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah ordered the formation of a security command center in Misrata city aimed at…

Jamal Jawhar (Cairo)
Arab World Continued security reinforcements in Tripoli in order to ensure security and avoid the return of clashes (EPA)

European Union Urges Libyan Leaders to ‘End Transitional Phase’

The European Union urged Libya’s leaders on Thursday to end the “transitional phase” and overcome the country’s crisis. Meanwhile, tribal leaders, during a…

Jamal Jawhar (Cairo)
Arab World  Hannibal Gaddafi (AFP)

Libyan Prosecutor Offers Lebanon Cooperation in Sadr’s Disappearance Case

Libyan Attorney General Siddiq Al-Sour offered legal assistance in the case of the disappearance of the founder of the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council, Imam…

Jamal Jawhar
Features  Families of Egyptian migrants held captive and missing in Libya (Asharq Al-Awsat)

A Door of Hope, Death in Libya

In October 2022, a phone call from Italy reached me, the voice on the other end filled with worry and trepidation. “My brother Adham traveled to Libya, and…

Jamal Jawhar
Arab World UN envoy for Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, hold talks with head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khaled Al-Mishri (HCS)

ICC to Track Down Perpetrators of ‘War Crimes’ in Libya

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan, told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that the court has issued four new secret…

Ali Barada (Washington ) Jamal Jawhar (Cairo)
Arab World Libyans Divided over Date of Eid al-Fitr

Libyans Divided over Date of Eid al-Fitr

Libyans are celebrating Eid al-Fitr holiday on different days because of a dispute between the General Authority of Awqaf and Dar Al Iftaa about seeing the…

Jamal Jawhar (Cairo)
Interviews Bathily to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Support Any Agreement that Leads Libya to Recovery

Bathily to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Support Any Agreement that Leads Libya to Recovery

Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Abdoulaye Bathily stressed that his…

Jamal Jawhar (Cairo)