Libya Tribune

What We Should Ask about Libya

By: Angela Mudukuti Whether the country was better off under Gaddafi than it is today is the wrong question. Gaddafi is remembered as a dictator and his era was marred with numerous accounts of grave human rights violations.

Who pays for ISIS in Libya?

Libya Herald .. At the headquarters of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in Whitehall, London today, Hate Speech International (HSI) launched its report: “who-pays-for-isis-in-libya”. The report is authored by James Roslington and...

Libya: Unified Against ISIS, Fragmented After

By Rod Nordland and Nour Youssef  (Suliman Ali Zway contributed reporting from Berlin) Martin Kobler, the United Nations envoy to Libya, used to regularly joke that the only functioning government in Libya was the Islamic State.

The Coming Fall of Libya’s GNA and...

By Emadeddin Zahri Muntasser Among Libya’s many challenges is the fact that it has several governments. Not counting local armed groups, of which there are dozens, or the Libyan branch of the Islamic State (ISIS), at least three different...

Renewed role of Libyan tribes (!!) as...

By Sami Zaptia. There is a renewed role for tribes as guarantors of social stability and providers of security and justice services in Libya since the 2011 revolution, a report says.

Alsatoor, Libya′s caricaturist .. The pen...

By Sherif Dhaimish Since the 1970s, the Libyan Hasan Dhaimish, aka Alsatoor, has furnished a mostly Arabic public with daringly acerbic political observations about his former homeland. His son, Sherif Dhaimish, looks back over his long career...

The HoR and its Benefits and Obligations

By Fadel Lamen For the House of Representatives (HoR), which its head and members receive thousands of Libyan Dinars a month in salaries, to reconvene and perform their duties towards the public is welcomed after long months of conflicts and...

Libya: Too Much Me And Not Enough We

By strategy page Sirte has fallen – There are still some 200 ISIL (Islamic State in Libya) fighters cornered in two neighborhoods but basically the city is controlled by GNA (Government of National Accord) forces. The U.S. provided air...

Al-Zarzah: I forgave my brother’s killer...

by Mohamed Rabie Al-Zarzah told LIBYA PROSPECT that “we met at a house in Soug Al-Juma, a group represented Misrata and another represented Tawergha; it was the first time both teams met directly since Gaddafi’s fall.

A vision for Libya: Aref Nayed details the...

By Libya Herald Staff Aref Nayed, currently Libyan ambassador in the UAE, played a major role in the 2011 revolution, ensuring international recognition for the National Transitional Council and that there was fuel, food and funding for the...

Long-term Vision: Libya in 2019

By Michael Porter This vision was published in 2006 as a product of an unusual partnership between the Dictator and the Harvard Business School professor and competitiveness guru Michael E. Porter, with the help of Boston consultancy Monitor...

Libya Vision 2020: A plan for transformative...

By: Libyan Institute for Advanced Studies The Need for Libya Vision 2020 Though some progress has been made on consolidating peace and security since the 17th of February Revolution, absence of effective policies, legal and institutional...

Aiding Libya: The view from the ground

By: Mohamed Elshabik Since the removal of Muammar Gaddafi, the former dictator who ruled for 42 years, Libya has experienced very little stability. Recently, things have gone from bad to worse.

A quick guide to Libya’s main players

European Council on Foreign Relations                 (full text in pdf  Lybias_Main_Players ) In Libya there are very few truly national actors. The vast majority are local players, some of whom are relevant at the national...