Libya Tribune

Libyan Lost Treasure

By Hannes Munzinger & Frederik Obermaier Where is Gaddafi’s money? Rebels pulled the Libyan dictator from a sewage pipe near his hometown of Sirte on October 20, 2011.

Peace and Justice in Libya’s Transition (2)

By Noha Aboueldahab Neither peace nor justice has emerged in Libya in the decade following the anti-Gaddafi uprising. However, justice is a broad policy area that is integral to elections, constitution-building, stability, security, and...

General Haftar Attacks Tripoli

Regional Gambles and Field Realities Retired Libyan general Khalifa Haftar launched a new military operation on the night of 4 April 2019, with the aim of taking control of Tripoli.

Can there be a Peaceful Solution for...

By Mustafa Abushagur For the last four weeks, the Libyan capital of Tripoli has been the latest battlefield in Libya’s on-and-off war of the past five years. However, this time it is very different.

Only a Cease-Fire Will Protect Libya’s Oil

By Mustafa Sanalla Neither side of the civil war should get complete control of the country’s main economic resource. Neither side of the conflict should get the keys to the country’s treasure.

Libya, Militias, Divisions, and the Way...

By Barah Mikail There is no simple solution to Libya’s problems: institutional divisions prevail within a general context of political void, while the absence of a strong army is fueling the rule of militias.

Libya’s Fate Remains Beholden to a Crude...

By Tarek Megerisi When Khalifa Haftar, the leader of the self-declared Libyan National Army, released an audio message announcing his offensive on Libya’s capital, Tripoli, on April 4, he likely expected things to go very differently.

Libya, Militias, Divisions, and the Way...

By Barah Mikail There is no simple solution to Libya’s problems: institutional divisions prevail within a general context of political void, while the absence of a strong army is fueling the rule of militias.

Tripoli is the critical battle in the...

Dr Amira Abo el-Fetouh Libya’s was the only Arab Spring revolution that had complete components and was going down the path of powerful revolutions against all things old and corrupt before demolishing them in order to build something new.