Libya Tribune

Reports

The million-dollar boat ride across the...

By Amelia Smith At 3am, two weeks after he spoke out in a meeting against members of the ruling Popular Front for Democracy Party, security forces entered Mohamed’s house, beat him up in front of his mother and his wife and accused him of...

HRW: Libya’s warring parties...

Human Rights Watch has called for warring factions in Libya to investigate the deaths of civilians after unidentified aircraft attacked the eastern city of Derna, killing 16 people and critically wounding four children.

Revealed: male rape used systematically in...

Warning: graphic information in this report may upset some readers By Cécile Allegra Male rape is being used systematically in Libya as an instrument of war and political domination by rival factions, according to multiple testimonies...

Women find some respite in Libya’s...

By Ahmed Elumami, Ulf Laessing Fashionable cafes springing up in Libya’s capital are shutting out single men and catering for women looking for a break from the tensions – political and personal – crowding in around them.

Lessons from Rwanda to inspire future...

By: Times Reporter Rwanda’s recovery and reconciliation process after the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi offers necessary lessons to help future peacekeeping operations, senior military, police and civilian officials from different African...

​ €92 million held in BOV accounts by...

By Edwina Brincat A Maltese civil court has declared that it is to continue hearing a case instituted by the Libyan state to recover funds held by the late Mutassim Gaddafi, fourth son of Gaddafi, in a Maltese-registered company of which the...

U.N. Ends Month-Long Libya Talks in Tunisia...

By Ulf Laessing Month-long U.N.-backed talks aimed at bridging differences between rival Libyan factions ended on Saturday with no discernable progress towards stabilizing the country and paving the way for elections.

Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain...

Malta, a tiny archipelago nation in the southern Mediterranean, is so attractive to those looking to shelter funds or operate under the radar of authorities that it’s got a nickname to prove it: “treasure island.”

Tripoli-based Special Deterrent Force...

By Abdulkader Assad The Tripoli-based Special Deterrent Force (SDF) has arrested an individual named Al-Mabrouk Ehnish, whom it said is the commander of an armed group that entered Wershiffana district days ago.

CIA officers detail part of bloody Benghazi...

By Spencer S. Hsu A CIA witness testified Tuesday that the body of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was returned after the September 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, only after he overheard Libyan militia members...

Progress on Libya–IRA victims compensation

Victims’ campaigner Willie Frazer said progress has been made in securing compensation from Libya for IRA atrocities. Mr Frazer was part of a delegation which travelled to London yesterday to meet Minister of State for the Middle East...

Sadistic people smuggler who raped and...

By Nick Squires An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North Africa.

Libya on alert after murder of four tribal...

By Mustafa Fetouri Libya woke up to the news Sept. 29 of a heinous crime in which four men from the country’s largest tribe had been murdered as they were driving back home from the town of Mizda, south of Tripoli, to Bani Walid in the west...