Libya Tribune

Interviews

Islamic Authority and Arab States in a Time...

By Frederic Wehrey To contain the coronavirus, Arab governments are mobilizing official Islamic institutions. The most pressing goal is to shut down sites of potential contagion as Ramadan approaches. .

The Middle East and North Africa over the...

By Tarik M. Yousef, Noha Aboueldahab, Adel Abdel Ghafar, Yahia H. Zoubir, Ali Fathollah-Nejad, and Nader Kabbani In this outlooks, the scholars tackle pressing challenges tied to governance, civil society, inequality, security, autocracy...

The Middle East and North Africa over the...

By Tarik M. Yousef, Noha Aboueldahab, Adel Abdel Ghafar, Yahia H. Zoubir, Ali Fathollah-Nejad, and Nader Kabbani In this outlooks, the scholars tackle pressing challenges tied to governance, civil society, inequality, security, autocracy...

UN too scared to stop breaches of arms ban...

Fathi Bashagha vows to step up fight to end assault by Haftar’s forces By Patrick Wintour A fear among key members of the UN security council of taking on the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Egypt has allowed the three countries to carry...

SOLVING THE CIVIL WAR IN LIBYA (2)

Moderator: Michael O’hanlon On February 24, the Brookings Institution hosted an event to discuss the civil war in Libya with Federica Saini Fasanotti and Karim Mezran . . .

SOLVING THE CIVIL WAR IN LIBYA (1)

Moderator: Michael O’hanlon On February 24, the Brookings Institution hosted an event to discuss the civil war in Libya with Federica Saini Fasanotti and Karim Mezran . .   *** The following are selected portions of the transcript that...

Interview: Libya’s Chaos Explained

Civilians Bear the Brunt of Renewed Fighting By Hanan Salah & Amy Braunschweiger Extensive fighting in Libya re-ignited last April, when an armed group based in eastern Libya launched an offensive against Tripoli, a city in the west of...

Former Trump Adviser Explored Business...

Walid Phares has supported Khalifa Haftar By Dan Friedman When Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive last spring to oust Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli, he sought US support with a simple pitch.

Peace hopes tarnished for boy who picked up...

By Anthony Loyd The young rebel who fought to topple Libya’s dictator tells Anthony Loyd why he is still waging war. Once he was a young rebel, famous for a day as the teen with the golden gun.

An Unsettled Mediterranean

By Michael Young In an interview, Marc Pierini(*) explains Turkish and European maneuvers in Libya and in the seas near Greece and Cyprus.

Into the Libya Vortex

By Michael Young In an interview, Jalel Harchaoui (*) discusses the regional repercussions of the proxy war in North Africa.