Libya Tribune


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.

What will Happen with Libya?

On the next edition of Encounter, we’ll examine the current situation in Libya, where an opposition force, supported by Egypt and several other nations is challenging a UN recognized government.

The Fight for Libya: What to Know

By Steven A. Cook Khalifa Haftar’s march on the Libyan capital is a bid for control of a fragmented state. Backed by a set of powerful governments, he could carry on the fight for a long time.

Trump Wades into Libyan Crisis, And Why...

By Ashish Kumar Sen US President Donald J. Trump’s apparent support for Khalifa Haftar, the leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army, has muddied the waters in a dangerous part of the world. But does it signal a shift in the US...

An Interview with Ali Hebri, Governor of...

Conducted by Mohammed Sreit Many economists agree on the fact that the banking sector in Libya has yet to improve. The level of the Libyan banking sector is very low compared to what prevails in most countries of the world.