- September 24, 2012
Libya has cracked down on its powerful militias following a mass protest against the armed group believed to be behind the deadly attack on the US mission in Benghazi earlier this month. German commentators on Monday praise the development, but question what it will mean for the country's future. more...
- September 14, 2012
Angry protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum attacked the German Embassy on Friday, setting fire to parts of the building. They also tore down the German flag and raised an Islamist banner. The violence was part of a wave of protests against an anti-Islam film across the Muslim world. more...
- September 13, 2012
Attacks on American diplomatic missions abroad continued on Thursday, when an angry mob of protesters descended on the US Embassy in Yemen's capital Sanaa. It is the latest in a string of such assaults, following violent protests in Cairo and Benghazi, where the US ambassador died in an attack on Tuesday. more...
- September 12, 2012
The film clip is just 15 minutes long, but it was enough to lead Islamists protesting its disparaging depiction of the Prophet Muhammad to storm the US Embassy in Cairo and kill the US ambassador in Libya. The deadly escalation in the Middle East is an orchestrated one -- and it is not just Muslim extremists who are behind it. more... [ Comment ]
- August 31, 2012
The search for justice in the new Libya is raising difficult questions about who is to blame for the atrocities of the Gadhafi era, such as the Abu Salim prison massacre. A unique experiment is taking place at one prison, where former inmates confront their torturers. more...
- July 03, 2012
The German government promised hundreds of war victims from Libya medical help, but many who were wounded are now struggling to get the care they need. Healthcare provider Almeda and Libyan authorities are entrenched in a deep conflict over costs, and patients are suffering as a result. more...
- April 04, 2012
French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy was a major reason for his country's proactive role in supporting rebel efforts to topple Libyan autocrat Moammar Gadhafi. Now, a new film -- by Lévy himself -- takes a closer look at BHL's role in the revolution. more... [ Comment ]
- March 01, 2012
Before the Libyan revolution, Germany was the country's second-largest trading partner. But then Germany abstained in a 2011 UN vote to militarily intervene in its civil war. Now that the war is over, German businesses and think tanks are finding that most Libyans want little to do with them. more...
- January 31, 2012
Doctors Without Borders suspended its work in the Libyan city of Misrata last week because prison officials repeatedly brought torture victims in for treatment -- only to return them to interrogation after they received medical care. SPIEGEL spoke with the group's general director, Christopher Stokes, about the situation in Libya. more...
- January 06, 2012
One year after the Arab Spring, SPIEGEL correspondent Alexander Smoltczyk set out on a journey through the Maghreb to assess the changes the region has undergone. On the third and final leg of his journey through North Africa, he ends in Cairo, where the revolution is still underway. more... [ Comment ]