Libya Tribune

What Russia makes of Hifter’s...

By Yury Barmin Russian President Vladimir Putin recently put Russia in the spotlight in Libya by first holding a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Summit in Beijing and later discussing...

‘We have to go’: Libyans flee...

By Francesca Mannocchi It could be a normal weekday in Ain Zara. There are apples and bananas, potatoes and courgettes, arranged outside the shops, waiting to be sold in this district in southwest Tripoli.

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.

Addressing the Rise of Libya’s...

Adherents of a Salafi school, the Madkhalis, are gaining prominence on both sides of Libya’s divide, causing concerns about puritanical agendas imposed through military and religious institutions.

Adapting to the New Libya

By Tarek Megerisi Libya’s escalating war is changing political realities, necessitating a new framework for conflict resolution and power sharing.

Russia’s Mediation Goals in Libya

By Samuel Ramani In order to secure its economic interests in Libya, Russia is seeking to bolster Haftar’s influence over a future UN-brokered diplomatic settlement.

Addressing the Rise of Libya’s...

Adherents of a Salafi school, the Madkhalis, are gaining prominence on both sides of Libya’s divide, causing concerns about puritanical agendas imposed through military and religious institutions.

Addressing the Rise of Libya’s...

Adherents of a Salafi school, the Madkhalis, are gaining prominence on both sides of Libya’s divide, causing concerns about puritanical agendas imposed through military and religious institutions.

Libya signs $2 million lobbying deal as...

By Jack Detsch The UN-backed Libyan government has signed a $2 million deal with Mercury Public Affairs to lobby Congress and the Donald Trump administration just days after reports that the president backed rival Khalifa Hifter.

Addressing the Rise of Libya’s...

Adherents of a Salafi school, the Madkhalis, are gaining prominence on both sides of Libya’s divide, causing concerns about puritanical agendas imposed through military and religious institutions.

Libya’s rival governments move to...

By Ulf Laessing With the frontlines around Libya’s contested capital Tripoli stalemated, the two rival factions are bringing oil and money supplies into the firing line of their battle for power.