By Dr. Jamal S Ellafi Libya is a huge country with considerable petroleum resources and marginally small population.
By Heba Saleh With Libyan strongman General Khalifa Haftar’s forces frustrated in their attempt to take control of Tripoli, a...Read More
By Ben Fishman Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism
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By Jason Pack The war for Tripoli recently entered its second month, and the main global and regional powers have yet to adopt a coherent or unified approach to the conflict.
By Arnaud Delalande From its powerbase in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) has gradually extended the territory under its control and the firepower at its disposal, to the point where it now challenges the authority...
By Giorgio Cafiero Libyan military strongman Khalifa Hifter’s westward offensive, which began last month, has dramatically heated up the Libyan civil war.
By Yasser Abdel Aziz The leader of the military coup in Libya has visited Cairo for a second time in a month. This visit coincides with the continued military operations launched by Haftar’s forces on the Libyan capital and the headquarters...
By Amberin Zaman On May 5, Tunisian security services in Ben Guerdane, on the Libyan border, said they stopped a vehicle carrying a group of Libyans attempting to cross the border into Libya, seizing around 370,000 euros and $200,000 in the...
By Ahmed Fouad Egyptians looking to snag lucrative reconstruction contracts in Libya are divided over whether their country’s support for one side in the civil war will hurt their chances.
By Tim Lister The grinding war of attrition for control of Tripoli is nearly a month old.
Dr Amira Abo el-Fetouh Libya’s was the only Arab Spring revolution that had complete components and was going down the path of powerful revolutions against all things old and corrupt before demolishing them in order to build something new.
By Yury Barmin Russian President Vladimir Putin recently put Russia in the spotlight in Libya by first holding a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Summit in Beijing and later discussing...
By Francesca Mannocchi It could be a normal weekday in Ain Zara. There are apples and bananas, potatoes and courgettes, arranged outside the shops, waiting to be sold in this district in southwest Tripoli.
By Alessandra Bajec With crumbling healthcare infrastructure in Libya, many people travel abroad for treatment.
By Samuel Ramani In order to secure its economic interests in Libya, Russia is seeking to bolster Haftar’s influence over a future UN-brokered diplomatic settlement.
By Tom Kington Military analysts are blaming Chinese-made drones for deadly missile strikes on Tripoli as Libyan strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar tries to conquer the city.
By Ulf Laessing Coffee and a pastry covered in chocolate, honey and almonds or a savory bean stew sandwich with juice or a fizzy drink.
By Sasha Toperich Khalifa Haftar, the renegade Libyan general, took many world leaders and most experts by surprise when he attacked Tripoli on April 4.