Iraq’s constitutional reform suffers further setbacks

The Iraqi parliament approved late last year a new election law that introduces an individual-voting system. However, technical problems regarding how to divide the provinces into electoral constituencies have hampered efforts to reach an agreement.

September 11, 2020 Read More

What is driving unrest in Tripoli, Libya

On 23 August, large protests erupted in the Libyan capital Tripoli, which until recently had been under military attack by rival forces for more than a year. The protests began by decrying endemic corruption and deteriorating living conditions in the capital.

September 3, 2020 Read More