Libya Tribune

Interviews

Interview with Salame: ‘Libyan...

By Sami Zaptia Libya Herald’s Co-founder and Managing Editor Sami Zaptia was invited by the organizers of the Rome 2017 Mediterranean Dialogues (29 November to 2 December) to interview in front of a live audience Special Representative of...

Interview with Al-Hadi Bouhamra, the...

Libya is moving forward into a political transitional period starting with the recent agreement to UN Special Representative Ghassan Salame’s proposal for amendments to the executive authority and a constitution referendum awaiting a vote the...

Besher: ‘No violations against illegal...

By Abdulkader Assad The Chief of Anti-Illegal Immigration Department (AIID) Mohammed Besher has denounced the allegations in the media reports about violations against illegal immigrants in Libya.

Can Libya’s Economy Function Without a...

As a political solution to Libya’s civil war remains elusive, with rival governments operating in Tripoli in the west and Tobruk in the east, running a fully functioning economy has been all but impossible.

Interview with Mohamed Dayri on Unity Deal...

By Maryline Dumas The foreign minister of a rival Libyan government to the United Nations-backed administration in Tripoli has told Middle East Eye that he believes a unity deal could be agreed before the end of the year.

Al-Hassadi: To defeat terrorism we should...

The member of the State Council in Libya, Mansour Al-Hassadi, talks to “Libya Prospect” (LP) about his point of view on the latest unknown air raids that bombarded the city of Derna on 30th of last month.

Taher El-Sonni’s Interview: Stable...

By Tim Sebastian With three rival governments and the reluctant host to thousands of migrants making their way to Europe, Libya is in chaos. Will it ever unite for democracy?

Ghweil: ‘Tripoli is beyond Haftar’s...

By Khalid Mahmoud Libya’s outgoing National Salvation Government Prime Minister Khalifa al-Ghweil told Asharq Al-Awsat on Friday that Libyan National Army (LNA) leader Khalifa Haftar will not be able to break into Tripoli.

Sowane: UAE and Egypt play games bigger than...

  The Head of Justice and Construction Party in Libya, Mohamed Sowane, talks to “LIBYAPROSPECT” (LP) about his point of views and his party’s opinions regarding the Action Plan of the United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame.

Jibril Says War-Torn Country Is Ready for...

By Jordan Dakamseh Libya has drawn in a great deal of attention over the past few years as hopes for reviving peace talks were strengthened after the United Nations adopted a comprehensive settlement.

Interview: Veniamin Popov (*) on...

By Samuel Ramani Since the collapse of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Russian policymakers have consistently condemned NATO’s decision to carry out a regime change mission in Libya and placed the burden of responsibility for the breakdown of...

‘I want to give back to Ireland, the...

Malak Bouod arrived from Libya in 2014 (Photograph: Cyril Byrne) By Sorcha Pollak Within four days of receiving permission to stay in Ireland, Malak Bouod secured a job in the tech industry in Dublin.

Q&A about the ‘Paris Agreement’

At the end of July, two of the prominent players in the Libyan Civil War met with new faces at the discussion table — France’s newly elected president and the newly appointed United Nations Support Mission in Libya chief — in La...

Libya mired in ‘culture of...

By Farah Najjar In wake of recent killings, Libyan activist Ahmed el-Gasir speaks with Al Jazeera about the country’s security failures.

INTERVIEW: Preparing for Tripoli, new UN...

Set to arrive in Libya next week, the new United Nations Special Representative said that he was coming to Tripoli to work with the Libyans, in an attempt to help find a solution out of the political crisis that led to the fall of Gaddafi in...