New publication Libya | The City in the Middle: Fragile Stability and Future Opportunities in Libya’s Sirte | by Omar Al-Hawari

MEDirections is delighted to share a new Policy Brief from the Libya Initiative. The City in the Middle: Fragile Stability and Future Opportunities in Libya’s Sirte, by Omar Al-Hawari. Available in both English and Arabic. Libya has since April 2019 been witnessing Read More …

PODCAST | What is happening in Libya? What are the implications of the Tripoli’s battlefield? with Rebecca Murray and Virginie Collombier

On the 3rd of December 2019, the Middle East Directions Programme organised the roundtable Libya’s endless war: Tripoli’s battlefield and its impact on the south.Drawing on Rebecca Murray’s extensive field experience in west and south Libya, the roundtable aimed to Read More …

Research activities

Research and analysis are at the core of MEDirections’ work on Libya. Through its publications and events, MEDirections has brought together researchers and practitioners to focus on some of the key dynamics affecting Libya and its neighbours since 2011. The Read More …

Dialogue support

MEDirections has been working with the Peacemakers since 2015 to facilitate social dialogue for peace and reconciliation. This initiative was born out of the Peacemakers’ understanding that any political agreement between rival factions in Libya could not bring about positive Read More …