Libya Tribune

Interviews

Trapped at the crossroads

By Maha Salah Egyptian laborers have been facing kidnapping and murder just to be able to make a living in Libya.

Threatened with decline, Khalifa Haftar will...

Interviewed by Frédéric Bobin According to researcher Tarek Megerisi, the stagnation of the Marshal’s offensive on Tripoli tarnishes his image as a strong man and risks weakening his political base.

Yearning for revolutionary ideals, Libyan...

By Elif Binici & Mustafa Kırıkçıoğlu Having different ideologies and remedies for their country’s future and problems, the youth of Libya striving to make a positive push as the North African country’s slowly moves toward...

Brother: She never feared him

LP family seeks help after relative’s alleged abduction by Libyan warlord. By Ted Yoakum Libyan women’s rights and democracy advocate Seham Sergiwa has been missing since July 17 after she critisized Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar...

Who’s fueling the fighting in Libya?

The UAE is accused of supplying fighters trying to seize Tripoli with anti-tank missiles made in the US. How did US-made anti-tank missiles sold to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) end up on the battlefield in Libya?

Everyone wants to escape

By Anelise Borges Once again Libya is a country at war. For the third time since the fall of Gaddafi, militias are battling over the ruins of the country.

A mayor’s fight to keep a city under...

Haftar’s militias, power cuts and scarce resources By Borzou Daragahi When Abdul-Raouf Beit al-Mal, the mayor of central Tripoli, was abducted last year, and held by militiamen for 24 hours, he presumed that would be the worst moment of his...

The Military and Politics: The Cases of...

By Younes Abouyoub, Dalia Ghanem and Yezid Sayigh The armed forces have been a central political player and the real locus of power in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan for the past 60 years.

A Conversation with Ghassan Salamé

Interviewed by Dr. Adam Lupel On May 22nd, IPI hosted the next event in its “Leading for Peace: Voices from the Field” series, featuring Ghassan Salamé, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of (UNSML).

Ties That Bind Us

How the situations in Algeria and Libya have been linked By Ghida Tayara Younes Abouayoub of the United Nations discusses interaction between the political situation in Algeria and Libya.