Libya Tribune

Like Trump in the US, Europe is finding new...

By Annalisa Merelli Failing to stem the tide of refugees arriving Europe, Italy and the rest of the European Union have agreed to pay Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), the UN-backed interim government that is struggling hold...

Central Bank rejects Audit Bureau’s reform...

By Sami Zaptia The Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya has denied that its Governor Sadek Kaber has met with the vice president of the Presidency Council, Ahmed Maetig, and the head of the Tripoli-based Audit Bureau to agree on the reform...

LIBYA – A failed state… and no way to...

By Wolfgang Pusztai Since the overthrow of the Gaddafi regime in 2011, Libya is struggling to regain stability. Various international initiatives to stabilize the country did not bring the anticipated results.

Watch Libya for the First Sign of...

By Leonid Bershidsky Those who are waiting for the first signs of cooperation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin should keep an eye on Libya.

Arab Fractures: Citizens, States, and Social...

By Carnegie Team (*) Long-standing pillars of the Arab order—authoritarian bargains and hydrocarbon rents—are collapsing as political institutions struggle with the rising demands of growing populations.

Immigrants From Banned Nations: Educated...

By Ford Fessenden, Jasmine C. Lee, Sergio Peçanha, and Anjali Singhvi   Immigration from the seven countries targeted by President Trump has been going on for decades but has never been much more than a trickle.

Libya’s state vacuum sucks in foreign...

By Tony Barber Almost unnoticed beyond the sea that claimed their lives, 246 migrants and refugees died in the first 25 days of January trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.

Arab Fractures: Citizens, States, and Social...

By Carnegie Team (*) Long-standing pillars of the Arab order—authoritarian bargains and hydrocarbon rents—are collapsing as political institutions struggle with the rising demands of growing populations.

The case of Gaddafi’s playboy...

By Adrian Hanni When two Libyan men hijacked Afriqiyah Airways Flight 209 last December from Sabha to Tripoli and diverted it to Malta, they interrupted the shooting of the film Entebbe, which was taking place at Malta International Airport.

Can Libya’s collapsing economy be the...

By Mattia Toaldo Libya’s three governments and numerous militias have been vying for power and territory. However, they share an interest in increasing oil production and having money to spend.

The Libyan Economy… Where is it Heading?

By Prof. Abdallah Shamia Anyone who has followed the Libyan economy would stand bewildered and wonder how is it possible to achieve and accomplish a quantum leap for an economy that is wrecked, weak, and suffering from the brunt of many...

The Other Libya

By Waleed Al-Tellily Many people around the world don’t know much about the other life inside the wounded Libya other than that they read about in media.

High-Flying Young Libyan Scholars in U.S...

By Edward Fox Academic recognition can be hard to come by, especially for students from countries in the midst of civil war. But four Libyan scholars, two in Canada and two in the United States, have recently received plaudits for both...