A solar energy field in Algeria

The Potential for Renewable Energy in Libya

Libya’s energy sector — dependent on oil — is largely unsustainable. But what are the alternatives?


Fast Food Nation? Foreign Franchises in Libya

Johnny Rocket’s and Burger Fuel among others preparing to move into Tripoli.


The Libyan Flag: A Relic of What Lies Ahead

The new flag is an unescapable motif in “Free Libya” — but can what once was a rallying symbol in revolutionary Libya be used to mollify instead?

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Khaled Mattawa’s “Fifty April Years”

Libyan-American writer Khaled Mattawa pens a poem on the student executions of the Gaddafi years.