Libya Tribune

Witnesses to War

By Carolyn Stauffer “Fire is catching. And if we burn, then you burn with us.” Katniss Everdeen brandishes this impassioned and defiant threat in the 2014 film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1.

Militias cannot protect PC/GNA. LPA not set...

By Sami Zaptia With the first anniversary of the signing of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), on 17th December 2015, approaching in two weeks’ time, Libya Herald, on the margins of the Med 2016 conference in Rome, took the opportunity...

Conflict-hot Libya in absolute free-fall

By Richard J. C. Galustian Do you suppose the words of Baron Rothschild in the 18th century, crossed subconsciously the mind of The Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) when they decided to hold a conference this coming week in Malta...

Martin Kobler: Dialogue Sole Solution to...

By Abdul Sattar Hatita Cairo- U.N. envoy to Libya Martin Kobler told Asharq Al-Awsat that he was still optimistic on the possibility of Libya regaining stability, unity and peace. For the second time in less than a month, Kobler arrived in...

Human Rights Report on Civilian Casualties...

From 1 November to 30 November 2016, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 89 civilian casualties, including 38 deaths and 51 injuries, during the conduct of hostilities across Libya.

Soul food

By Michael Jansen   Under the Copper Covers is both a cookbook with a story and a story of a cookbook. Published by Rimal Press and on display at its stand at the Sharjah International Book Fair.

Another Oil Producer Under Pressure to...

By Ghaith Shennib and Saleh Sarrar Libya’s UN-backed government is under mounting pressure to devalue its currency, joining other energy producers from Nigeria to Kazakhstan that have buckled in the face of tumbling revenue and domestic...

What to Improve in the Arab World?

By James M. Dorsey The short answer to the question framing this session is: where does one start? If things in the Middle East and North Africa were not complicated enough, answering the question has been made even more difficult by the rise...

Castro was our creation, just like...

By Chris Powell For practical purposes Fidel Castro died a decade ago as he bequeathed his dictatorship to his brother and slipped into decrepitude. For practical purposes Cuba itself died 25 years ago upon the collapse of its financial...

Benghazi’s Karmic Revenge

By Ethan Chorin On the morning of September 12, 2012, I sat in the office of the director of the Benghazi Medical Center with a group of people, Libyans and Americans, all burdened with information the world did not yet have: