Libya Tribune

Russian mercenaries expand Russia’s...

By Nicoli Due-Gundersen Moscow is working with private militias from the Wagner Group on a new hybrid-style approach to conflict zones as it looks to increase its influence with leaders and secure access to key energy resources.

Sarraj visit to Sochi exposes rival Russian...

By Kirill Semenov Following the visit to Russia by Fayez al-Sarraj, the leader of the Government of National Accord in Libya, Moscow and Tripoli plan to sign a contract on shipping 1 million tons of shipping of Russian wheat.

He saw death so close

By Pinaki Roy  A survivor of the Mediterranean tragedy in May narrates how manpower brokers treated fortune seekers in Libya, and the horrific experiences of his trip to Europe.

Trump-linked lobbyists recruit reporters to...

By Rob Crilly The public relations firm that helped launch President Trump’s election campaign is lining up a fact-finding tour of Libya as part of a $1.5-million contract to lobby on behalf of the government of Tripoli.

Libya. A “funny war” drones

By Maryline Dumas & Mathieu Galtier The stalemate of the Libyan conflict seems to discourage the international community, which remains passive in the face of continuing fighting.

Haftar’s offensive in Tripoli

By Ibrahim Sowan Haftar’s offensive on Tripoli, launched in April 2019, has been a setback. But the retired field Marshall is not finished.

Is the answer Tunisia?

By Rania Mostafa Tunisia was the first answer to the question “for how long?” Everyone was witnessing the manifestations of injustice and corruption with a fit of hidden anger, until the Jasmine Revolution came to light, followed by...

Gunmen kill 2 women, 3 kids near capital

By Noha El-Hennawy Gunmen killed two women and three children of the same family while they were driving on a highway near the capital, Tripoli, less than a week after an airstrike slammed into a house killing at least three civilians, a health...

Braving flying bullets in Tripoli’s turf...

By Saleh Sarar Tripoli’s just under two million residents used to fondly refer to their city as the bridal pearl of the Mediterranean Sea, thanks to its cultured serenity and quiet, a metaphor which they still nostalgically cling on to.