Libya Tribune

Gunmen kill 2 women, 3 kids near capital

By Noha El-Hennawy Gunmen killed two women and three children of the same family while they were driving on a highway near the capital, Tripoli, less than a week after an airstrike slammed into a house killing at least three civilians, a health...

Braving flying bullets in Tripoli’s turf...

By Saleh Sarar Tripoli’s just under two million residents used to fondly refer to their city as the bridal pearl of the Mediterranean Sea, thanks to its cultured serenity and quiet, a metaphor which they still nostalgically cling on to.

Libya: Deadly Airstrike Apparently Unlawful

Justice Needed for 3 Children’s Deaths The LNA that is supported by the Interim Government in eastern Libya has consistently denied causing civilian deaths despite mounting evidence of their responsibility.

What is the future of Libya?

By Michael O’Hanlon & Federica Saint Fasanotti While world leaders remain confused and divided and, most of all, usually indifferent over the future of Libya, its municipal leaders point the way forward.

Libya’s Dangerous Political Stalemate

By Riccardo Redaelli Until now, most of the external actors involved in Libya relied on a Cold-War “zero sum game theory”, based on the dichotomic vision amicus/hostis (friend/enemy) of classical realpolitik. It is time this changes.

Haftar kills three young sisters in a...

By Aidan Lewis Three children, all sisters, were killed, and their mother and a fourth sister wounded in an air strike that hit a house near a military intelligence camp in Libya’s capital on Monday, a Reuters reporter and health officials...

Russia’s Involvement in Libya is a...

By Sebastian Rees On September 9, Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) carried out a series of targeted air strikes on forces aligned with Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA).

The U.N. Is Leaving Migrants to Die in Libya...

By Sally Hayden The European Union is funding the Libyan coast guard to keep migrants out of Europe and detain them in a failed state—and that leaves them at the mercy of militias and human traffickers.

War is a great teacher

By Marily Sasota Gayeta War dramatically changed my students’ lives. I had witnessed how carefree teenagers became socially involved citizens.

Libya .. Rich in Oil, Leaking Fuel (2)

By Tim Eaton This article is part of Chatham House’s project exploring the development of Libya’s conflict economy. The key findings are fuel shortages continue, Libyans pay twice, and more transparency needed.

The U.N. Is Leaving Migrants to Die in Libya...

By Sally Hayden The European Union is funding the Libyan coast guard to keep migrants out of Europe and detain them in a failed state—and that leaves them at the mercy of militias and human traffickers.

Libya .. Rich in Oil, Leaking Fuel (1)

By Tim Eaton This article is part of Chatham House’s project exploring the development of Libya’s conflict economy. The key findings are fuel shortages continue, Libyans pay twice, and more transparency needed.