Libya Tribune

Former Tunisian FM: Only Libyans Can Solve...

By Almunji Alsaidani Tunisia- Former Tunisian Foreign Minister Rafik Abdul Salam, who is also a leader in Ennahda Party, revealed the role Tunisia and his political party have been playing in convincing Libyan parties of the necessity of...

Attorney General investigates petrol company...

By Chris Stephen Libya has launched its most wide-ranging investigation into corruption in the oil sector since the 2011 revolution, with a raft of warrants and travel bans issued against petrol company executives.

Italian police arrested 4 men for smuggling...

 Italian police arrested four people on suspicion of smuggling arms, including helicopters and surface-to-air missiles, into Libya and Iran between 2011 and 2015 in violation of international embargoes, Malta Today said Italian media reported.

EU migrant policy in Africa built on...

By Kristy Siegfried The European Union has been touting a faulty figure for migration reduction through key transit country Niger as it looks to expand a policy of giving more development aid to African nations if they crack down on people...

A Fractured Region

By Perry Cammack and Marwan Muasher  Carnegie’s Middle East program is releasing a major new report on the state of the Arab world.

Shifting International Support for...

By Ben Fishman If the Trump administration steers away from the internationally backed unity government and toward the Russian/Egyptian-backed strongman, Khalifa Haftar, it risks ending Libya’s fragile accord and sparking another civil...

POPULISM AND POLITICAL ISLAM

When making critical decisions, states tend to fall back on deep-rooted tradition, which has been built up over centuries of experience in the areas of governance and politics.

How Trump changed Americans’ view of...

By Shibley Telhami President Trump announced a ban on Muslim immigrants into the United States, as Shibley Telhami writes. However, polls conducted in the last year show that, despite his electoral success, Trump’s views on Islam and Muslims...

Jewelled Tales of Libya displayed in London

By Karen Dabrowska The Jewelled Tales of Libya Exhibition in London’s Arab-British Centre was an amazing joint venture between traditional jewellery collector Najlaa el-Ageli, vintage photographs collector Hala Ghellali and contemporary...

Libyan trafficking camps are hell for...

The Libyan camps where traffickers hold would-be migrants resemble concentration camps, German diplomats say. Their report comes as the EU mulls a migration deal with the North African country.

Possible Italy-Libya deal on migration issues

By Alessandra Bocchi Migration deal between Italy and Libya could resemble one reached in 2008, when Italy agreed to donate more than $4 million to help Libya stop migrants leaving its shores.

Russia seeks another Mediterranean naval...

By Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall In recent months, Russia has been ramping up its involvement in the Libyan sociopolitical crisis, which has been ongoing since the removal of its ruler, Muammar Qaddafi.

Libya calls for west to invest in oil...

By Patrick Wintour The international community has lost moral authority in Libya and can best help the country by acting to end oil smuggling and providing investment to boost production, the chairman of the Libyan National Oil Corporation...

Presentation on Libya Beyond ISIS: Prospects...

By William Burns, Jonathan Winer, Frederic Wehrey Summary: Jonathan Winer, who has served as the U.S. State Department’s special envoy for Libya and Senior Advisor for Mojahedin-e Khalq Resettlement, speaks with Carnegie’s Frederic...