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Stories about Libya

Netizen Report: What role does Facebook play in Libya’s civil war?

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

As Italy and Egypt Strengthen Diplomatic Ties, Will Giulio Regeni’s Murder Case See Justice?

Did Italy give up on the quest for Giulio Regeni's killers so Egypt would help Italy block migration to Europe?

‘People Are Getting on Those Boats Because They Want to Live’

The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.

Understanding Copyright in the Arab World

Arab countries should not extend the length of their copyright term without thinking of the consequences that this will have on the ability of society to access knowledge and culture.

Question Time: How Many Jihadists Have Military Backgrounds?

Libyan Kids Have Been Out of School for Months, so One Woman Is Bringing the Classroom to Them

Haifa El-Zahawi, a Libyan who lives in New York, has given kids in her home country access to education for the first time in months thanks to a Skype connection.

Egypt Bombs ISIS Sites in Libya in Retaliation for the Beheading of 21 Egyptian Copts

"#ISIS will have hoped to provoke #Egypt airstrikes in #Libya - this fits perfectly its vision of escalating conflict & chaos in the region," tweets Doha-based Charles Lister.

Egypt in Mourning Over Brutal Execution of 21 Coptic Christians by ‘ISIS in Libya’

Egyptians mourn the loss of 21 Coptic Christians after Libyan branch of ISIS posts gruesome video of their beheading.

‘Coup Today, Gone Tomorrow’ and Other Hilarious #FakeArabProverbs

With the current state of affairs in the Middle East "troubling," Arab Twitter users have launched the satirical #FakeArabProverbs to lighten the mood with a little humor.

A Culinary Tour of Eid al-Adha Dishes Enjoyed Across the Middle East

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha celebrations with a feast. Thalia Rahme brings us some traditional and not so traditional recipes prepared by Muslims across the Middle East on that day.

Libya Vs Iraq: Who Wins in the Explosives Finale?

Five Arab Countries Among Top 10 Corrupt Worldwide

Car Explosion at the French Embassy in Libya

A Platform for Middle East's Indie Musicians

Arab World: Pope Alert, White Smoke

Arab netizens joined the rest of the world today in awaiting news of a new pope, who will replace Benedict XVI. And their reactions followed as soon as the white...

Should Alcohol be Legalised in Libya?

Libyan netizens are debating whether alcohol should be allowed in the country – after more than 50 people have died from drinking methane-tainted home-made alcohol in Tripoli. Another 470-plus people...

British Security Firm Profits from Mali War

The Conflict in Mali: Who is Fighting Whom, and Why?

Since the bloody conflict in Mali began one year ago, the crisis has evolved in fits and starts, all the while immersed in a historical framework that the mainstream media...

A Second Revolution in Libya?

The road to democracy is a bumpy one for Libyans, who are marking the second anniversary of their revolution this week. Fozia Mohamed charts the reactions of bloggers on the...

Blame Jihadis Financial Incentives, not Gaddafi's Fall, for Troubles in Mali

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