Libya Tribune

Haftar

What is Russia’s endgame in Libya?

By Barbara Bibbo

Haftar met with Russian officials in an effort to secure military support that would prepare for his control of Libya. Rival factions wrestling for control in a divided Libya are plunging the country into further chaos, as a UN-brokered government struggles to bring stability to its people. Read More

As Libya Spirals Toward Chaos, The West Has Financial Levers To Stop The Fighting

By Ethan Chorin and Monem Alyaser

Just as oil and gas wealth were the pillars of Col. Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal rentier state, they are at the heart of the civil conflict raging in Libya – demonstrated recently by an escalating battle over storage depots and lifting ports in the country’s oil-rich East, and rumors of an imminent siege of Libya’s former capital city of Tripoli, which threatens full-blown civil war. Read More

Libya still broken one year on

By Rana Jawad

Libya is a mess. That is not news to most, but Libyan lives were supposed to have improved by now. Saturday marks exactly a year since the signing of the political agreement brokered by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. Read More

Is Libya Headed for Another Qaddafi?

By Frederic Wehrey

This analytical article was published over a year ago. The question that was raised is still valid today and needs to be answered. We felt it is timely to re-publish the article again. Read More

Libyan Forces Claim Full Control of Sirte

By Hassan Morajea and Maria Abi-habib

Libyan forces backed by U.S. airstrikes retook the coastal city of Sirte from Islamic State on Monday, ending a monthslong battle for the extremist redoubt and dealing a fresh blow to the extremist group’s regional ambitions. Read More