Nancy Porsia is a freelance journalist based in North Africa. She specialises in covering the MENA region and has been reporting on migration and human trafficking in Libya for the last five years.
The campaign by the Iraqi army backed by US coalition air strikes proved far longer than anticipated. Thousands of civilians were trapped throughout, suffering the brunt of many of the air strikes.
Um Hanadi commands 70 men in a brigade under the Iranian-backed Hashd al Shaabi militia. Her forces are holding the frontline against Daesh, but are themselves notorious for their brutal methods.
Al Bija is the biggest player in the coast guard "mafia" that has established a stranglehold on the lucrative human trafficking business in Zawiya and the surrounding coastal region. Nancy Porsia has this exclusive investigation for TRT World.
Daesh has been eliminated from its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, but left behind are dozens of traumatised women, some of whom are pregnant. They are desperate to go home.
In the rubble of what remains of Sirte, Libyan soldiers hunt down any Daesh militants still alive. They have toppled the so-called Caliphate, and now they want to eliminate the group once and for all. Nancy Porsia has this exclusive report.
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