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Addressing the Rise of Libya’s Madkhali-Salafis

Adherents of a Salafi school, the Madkhalis, are gaining prominence on both sides of Libya’s divide, causing concerns about puritanical agendas imposed through military and religious institutions. Negotiators should ensure that rebuilt security forces are politically neutral and secure the Madkhalis’ pledge to respect pluralism. Click here to view the full report. (Source: International Crisis […]

Video: Libya's Shrines - Cultural Legacy under Threat

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya is in danger of losing a huge part of its cultural heritage. Ongoing conflicts are partly to blame, but some historical shrines are being deliberately destroyed, the graves they house defiled. In the […]