•  Celebrating with Libyan national flags in Tripoli in early June after fighters loyal to the U.N.-backed government captured the town of Tarhuna from rival forces loyal to the commander Khalifa Hifter. (Photo: Agence France-Presse — Getty Images) 2020-07-04 10:44

    By Salman Parviz

    Post-war reconstruction plans for Libya?

    After heavy losses in early June Haftar ready to stop fighting

    An assessment trip is planned within two weeks by Turkish banks and companies on how to rebuild post-war Libya and secure its energy infrastructure. People familiar with the plan informed Reuters. Turkish state lenders plan to help set up Libya's banking system and assist in organizing payment channels through Turkey for key Libyan imports.

  • Hossein Dehghan 2020-06-22 18:31

    Iran views Trump as a ‘culprit’ not a president to negotiate with: advisor

    TEHRAN - Hossein Dehghan, a military advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said that Iran considers U.S. President Donald Trump as a “culprit” and not a president to negotiate with.

  • Libya 2020-06-08 17:30

    Safeguarding peace in Libya will serve Muslim world’s interests: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN — Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a former Iranian diplomat, says safeguarding peace and stability in Libya would serve the interests of the Muslim world and the region.

  • Lybia 2020-05-18 17:48

    By Salman Parviz

    Prospects of normalization grim in Libya

    Common understanding among foreign actors needed

    TEHRAN_ Analysts say that Libya is one of the most important crisis to watch for in 2020 because of the involvement of Russia and Turkey. More importantly, the plight of the Libyans after almost 10 years of civil war cannot be ignored.

  • Libya 2020-05-13 12:22

    Libyans stuck in a bloody civil war since 2011! Who is guilty?

    It is approximately a decade that people in Libya have been deeply suffering from occupation, civil war, terrorism, massacre, explosions, insecurity and instability, causing the African nation to come to the conclusion that those who ousted dictator Moammar Khadafy knew well that it was easier for them to blow up a nation than create a stable peace.     

  • Libya 2020-02-29 09:01

    By Salman Parviz

    UN urge warring Libyan factions to negotiate

    Libya’s oil blockade loss surpasses $2b

    The UN’s Libya mission and world powers on Tuesday urged the country’s warring parties to engage in peace efforts, as doubts hung over talks set to start the next day in Geneva.

  • Trump 2020-01-27 11:23

    * By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The U.S. thirst for oil

    The Americans, including Trump, claim that they are standing next to the nations and defend human rights and the freedom of nations.

  • Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj 2020-01-24 11:28

    By Salman Parviz

    Quest for peace in Libya

    Summits fail to bring the warring factions to a settlement

    The world witnessed the overthrow and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, eight years after the colonel had eliminated his country’s weapons of mass destruction program, including a decades-old nuclear weapons program.

  • Berlin conference on Libya 2020-01-22 11:05

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Berlin conference on Libya, a breakthrough or the rivals’ saber-rattling

    TEHRAN - The Berlin conference was held on Sunday to find a solution to put an end to the crisis in Libya. The meeting, which was attended by representatives of 12 countries, ended without achieving any practical breakthrough out of the crisis.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2019-12-18 11:04

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Costs by inexperienced crown prince for Saudi Arabia

    As the influence of Crown Prince Mohamad bin Salman on Saudi Arabia’s decision-making bodies has been increasing, the country has taken an aggressive foreign policy approach.

  • Donald Trump -  Khalifa Hafter 2019-04-27 11:03

    By Alireza Hashemi

    Western MSM aiding U.S. efforts to legitimize U.S.-Libyan warlord Haftar

    TEHRAN - The world was taken by surprise this Friday after news broke out that U.S. President Donald Trump had held a phone call with the Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Hafter four days earlier. 

  • Khalifa Haftar 2019-04-21 14:58

    By Giancarlo Elia Valori

    Khalifa Haftar’s military advance

    Khalifa Haftar’s military advance-started in Jufra on April 4 last –  passed from the South, namely Fezzan, and partly from  Central Libya, starting from the Westernmost point of the area of influence already gained by Haftar in the last military advances.

  • Forces loyal to Libya's renegade General Khalifa Haftar 2019-04-06 13:27

    Libya: Haftar's 'ultimate goal' and the fear of a full-blown war

    Forces loyal to Libya's renegade General Khalifa Haftar are marching in the capital, Tripoli, igniting fears of renewed war in the chaos-wracked country.

  • Tehran condemns Libya terror attack 2018-12-27 10:09

    Tehran condemns Libya terror attack

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denounced Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Libya, saying the people of Libya can overcome the residue of terrorism through unity and national will.

  • Saif al-Islam Gaddafi 2018-12-25 14:10

    Russia supports political role for Qaddafi's wanted son in Libya

    Russia said it supports a political role for the son of deposed Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi, who’s bidding to take over the leadership of the oil-rich North African state.

  • Afghanistan 2018-11-17 23:30

    Afghanistan among most dangerous places

    TEHRAN - Afghanistan, Libya and Somalia are the most dangerous places on earth, according to a new map designed for travelers that alerts them to risks abroad.

  • Tunisia 2018-01-02 03:43

    By Soumaya Ghannoushi

    The UAE is determined to punish Tunisians for the sin of democracy

    The UAE has become a danger to itself and to the entire Arab region due to abhorrent policies pursued by its rulers

    The recent move by the UAE to ban all Tunisian women, without exception, from travelling on Emirates Airlines was only the latest in a consistent policy the country has single-mindedly pursued towards Tunisia since the successful overthrow of the Ben Ali regime in January 2011.Needless to say, this absurd decision is a huge insult to Tunisian women and a violation of the dignity of the Tunisian people as a whole.

  • Martin Love 2017-12-19 11:06

    By Martin Love  

    Moral objection valid

    North Carolina _  This is part personal, it is passionate, but it is nonetheless fully substantiated by facts and long study, experience and observation, real time objective observation, over decades. And after a while, if a person has half a brain and heart, one stops mincing words and throws caution to the winds and tries hard to tell and write truths that some others don’t want to hear and they, the others, try to squash such truth telling. But here goes, from an American journalist no less writing gladly for an Iranian newspaper.

  • Zanganeh 2017-09-26 09:49

    Nigeria, Libya should be included in cuts pact: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said although OPEC’s compliance with the deal to reduce output has been acceptable some changes are needed if participants seek to balance the market.

  • Libya 2017-08-07 06:39

    The UN’s listening tour in Libya

    To piece this country back together and end its role in terrorism and migration to Europe, the United Nations has sent an envoy to listen to Libyans who want to reconcile.

  • North Korea 2017-05-08 09:33

    By Ewen MacAskill

    The CIA and its long history of killing worldwide leaders

    Some of the most notorious of the CIA’s operations to kill world leaders were those targeting the late Cuban president, Fidel Castro.

  • libya 2017-04-28 05:30

    By Mustafa Fetouri

    Why a napkin is not the answer to the Libyan crisis

    According to a recent report in a British newspaper, the Trump administration is considering a plan to partition Libya to bring about peace and a new political settlement.

  • Libya 2017-04-16 08:45

    Another degree of suffering in Libya

    Libya has become a vortex of human suffering, sucking in thousands of desperate migrants.

  • Iraq 2017-02-09 17:26

    By Hassan al-Shanoun

    Armed Iraqi factions threaten to target Americans in response to travel ban

    U.S. President Donald Trump's Jan. 27 executive order to ban nationals of Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for 90 days has caused a great uproar among Iraqis.

  • 2016-12-24 09:50

    Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 on board

    An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked by a man claiming to have a hand grenade on Friday and diverted to Malta, where it landed with 118 people on board.