Libya Tribune

Interviews

Zuwara, the Libyan city working to stop...

By Marta Bellingreri A group of local activists from the Amazigh-majority city of Zuwara in Libya are taking matters into their own hands and working to prevent illegal immigration from the shores of North Africa toward Europe.

Hisham Matar: My desk is my country

By Tishani Doshi In 2012, Hisham Matar, who had been in exile for 33 years, returned to Libya to chronicle what might have happened to his missing father. Jaballa Matar, Hisham’s father, had been kidnapped by Muammar Gaddafi’s security...

How art paints the way in Libya

By Rick Fulker Two years ago, the 19-year-old Libyan artist Takwa Barnosa founded an art foundation in her traumatized homeland. She explains to DW what she seeks to achieve with it.

Trump and the Damage Done

By Michael Young Bruce Riedel talks about U.S. relations in the broader Middle East and describes what prevents him from sleeping.

Hend Amry tells us about her ‘double...

By Jason Lemon We talked with Hend about her online commentary and who she is outside of the virtual world. She’s been dubbed the “Queen of Muslim Twitter,” but insists it’s not true at all.

BILD interview with Fayez Al-Sarraj

By Paul Ronzheimer and Giorgos Moutafis BI: Mr. Prime Minister, Europe is concerned about a new influx of African refugees. How many people will risk the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy via the Mediterranean this year?

An Interview of the President of Libyan...

By Massinissa Benlakehal The involvement of several foreign powers in the Libyan crisis is a real obstacle to reaching a political solution, says Libyan State Council President Abdulrahman Sewehli.

Priorities for Ending the Libyan Crisis

By Emily Burchfield If the conflict in Libya is to be resolved, key actors to the conflict—including Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar, Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of the Government of National Accord, and Speaker of the House of...

​ Next Libya Strategies, NATO’s Future...

By Andrea Bonetti A bright conversation about the Italian role in Libya, the future of NATO and the Italian Air Force operativity with Gen. (ret.) Leonardo Tricarico, former head of the Italian Air Force, former Deputy Commander of the...

Interview with longlisted author Najwa...

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world. One of the main aims of (IPAF) is to encourage the translation of Arabic literature into other languages.

Libyan FM: We are Optimistic about Haftar...

By Sawsan Abu-Husain Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taha Siala considers the upcoming meeting between Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar and Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj a positive action following the political block.

Malta: Complacency on migration ‘not an...

By Krzysztof Kokoszczynski Tackling illegal immigration, security in the Mediterranean and relations with Libya and Tunisia among others will be at the centre of the Maltese EU Presidency during the first half of 2017, Natasha Meli Daudey...

Death in Libya: The sniper, the missile...

By Maryline Dumas They chose to fight against Islamic State in their own way – and they died “as martyrs”. His mother made him promise he would be home by 8pm that evening, 28 August 2016.