Dr Ufuk Necat Tasci is a political analyst, academician and journalist. His research areas and interests include Libya, the foreign policy of Turkiye, proxy wars, surrogate warfare, new forms of conflict and history
Negotiating social media algorithms has become a vital currency for the 21st century. But who was the man who created such ingenuity? To answer this, we have to cast our minds back to 9th-century Baghdad and learn about the genius of Al-Khwarizmi.
A beacon of intellectual development, Baghdad's House of Wisdom provided welcome shelter for academics across the Arab region for centuries. Ufuk Necat Tasci takes stock of the library's influence and ponders the library's continued importance today.
Analysis: Deadly clashes in Libya's capital of Tripoli between armed forces supporting rival prime ministers have raised fears of a return to war. But why are they fighting, and what does the future hold?
Russian invasion of Ukraine has meant that all eyes are now back on Libya, but the interests of international powers has more to do with the energy crisis than it does with the democratic stability and freedoms of Libyans, writes Ufuk Necat Tasci.