- 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 ]
- January 03, 2012
One year after the Arab Spring, SPIEGEL correspondent Alexander Smoltczyk set out on a journey through the Maghreb to assess the region's transformation. On the second leg of his journey, he travels through post-revolution Libya and finds a country marked by a mixture of hope, desperation and the will to build a new democracy. more... [ Comment ]
- November 09, 2011
Now that the fighting has ceased in Libya, the lawyers have taken center stage. The International Criminal Court in The Hague and Tripoli's new leaders can't agree on who should put Moammar Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam on trial -- or even whether the manhunt for the deposed dictator itself can be called off. more...
- November 03, 2011
Though he pretended to be the frugal son of a Bedouin, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi lived a life of extravagant luxury, complete with his own private jumbo jet. When he went looking for just the right flower arrangements on board, he turned to a Hamburg-based florist who initially had no idea who her client was. more...