Libya Tribune

Interviews

Is Cairo Going to War?

By Yezid Sayigh The Egyptian military may intervene in neighboring Libya, but it likely wants to avoid a major confrontation.

Apparent War Crimes in Tripoli

Summary Executions, Torture, Desecration of Corpses The Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) should urgently investigate evidence that fighters affiliated with it apparently tortured, summarily executed, and desecrated corpses of opposing fighters...

Inside the murky world of Libya’s...

By Bel Trew & Rajaai Bourhan Libya has morphed into the world’s newest proxy conflict and at its heart is a labyrinth of mercenary recruitment stretching across Russia, Syria and Turkey. .

Egypt “opened the door”...

By Dobrin Yotov “Today we are facing – I’m not afraid to say – the” Syrianization “of Libya. We cannot imagine this situation continuing 200 kilometers off the coast of Europe! ”

How Women are Dealing with Libya’s...

By Khadeja Ramali and Tim Eaton Libya is in the midst of its third bout of civil war in less than a decade, with no near end in sight. However, women found ways to adjust. .

Haftar and the Tribes

By Michael Young In an interview, Alison Pargeter discusses the calculations of Libya’s tribes and their impact on the struggle for power.

How a Libyan artist is documenting the...

By Razmig Bedirian Razan Al Naas is paying tribute to the country’s rich and diverse history through her work. The nearly touching hands from Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam meet centre frame in one of Razan Al Naas’s collages...

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...