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Libya

ISIS Regroups to Attack a Fragmented Libya

Over a six-month offensive, Libyan security forces combined with U.S. airstrikes wiped out ISIS combatants from the country. Though it no longer controls Libyan territory, ISIS has renewed its attacks there.

Keeping Refugees in Africa

Since last summer, the flow of refugees from Libya to Europe has shrunk considerably. The EU attributes this to its own successful policy, but reality is a lot more depressing.

Outsourcing the Dirty Work

Europe is partnering with Libyan militias to prevent African migrants from ever reaching Europe. The result is a detention-industrial complex that turns African migrants into commodities.

The Savior’s Dilemma

Are naval search-and-rescue operations saving migrants’ lives—or just encouraging them to take greater risks?

April 25, 2018

Migrants Airlifted From a Libya in Turmoil

Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone

A two-part segment for PBS NewsHour from Libya, on a controversial program that flies migrants back to their home countries and on the future of ISIS in Libya.

October 05, 2017

Europe Slams Its Gates

Ty McCormick, Cameron Abadi, Peter Tinti, Nichole Sobecki, Jill Filipovic

A series on Europe’s controversial "pay-to-stay" effort to fight migration at its source.

September 10, 2013

The Creative Chaos of Libya

Nicolas Pelham

Despairing of the ability of their squabbling leaders and militiamen to reestablish the state, Libyans are busy reviving the country on their own.

October 27, 2011

Libya: The Rebirth of a Nation

William Wheeler, Ayman Oghanna

The revolution that toppled the regime of Col. Moammar Qaddafi brought Libya a sense of pride, hope and renewed engagement with the West, but ahead lies the challenge of building a democratic framework.

William Wheeler: Libya

Reporting from Tripoli, Pulitzer Center grantee William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country.

This Week: Europe Slams Its Gates

This week: A deep dive into the complexities of European migration, our grantees win an Emmy, and how the Internet hurt Myanmar overnight.

The Arab Spring Monologues

This lesson provides guidelines for students to create their own play based on "Fractured Lands," a story published by The New York Times Magazine in the print edition on August 14, 2016.