How my father plotted against Gaddafi — by Hisham Matar

25 June 2016 8:00 am

Hisham Matar’s family memoir of terrible deeds — and of love, loyalty and courage — simply must be read, says Horatio Clare


Ditching Brother Leader

14 April 2012 10:00 am

The date that rebel leaders chose for the final assault on Tripoli was auspicious: 20 August 2011 coincided with the…


The family plot

12 March 2011 12:00 am

Hisham Matar is a Libyan-American writer whose father, Jaballa — an opponent of Gaddafi — was kidnapped in Cairo in 1990.