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Red Crescent evacuates foreign workers and university staff in Benghazi

Red Crescent evacuates foreign workers and university staff in Benghazi

By Adam Ali. Benghazi, 20 October 2014: Over the past two days Red Crescent workers have evacuated several foreign families living in areas worst affected by recent fighting…

Libya Dawn claims Saudis behind Shara Mizran mosque attack

By Ajnadin Mustafa. Tripoli, 20 October 2014: Libya Dawn has accused Saudi Arabia of supporting terrorism within Libya’s borders and has claimed that it was behind Saturday’s attack on…

Constitutional Court again delays HoR legality ruling

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 20 October 2014: The Constitutional Division of the Supreme Court has again postponed a ruling on the legitimacy of the House of Representatives’…

Leading Benghazi social worker slain

By Libya Herald staff. Benghazi, 19 October 2014: The director of the National Commission for Relief and Support for Displaced People in Libya, Omar Musaib Almsheeti, was found…

Heritage threatened by thieves and vandals, say experts

Heritage threatened by thieves and vandals, say experts

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 19 October 2014: Archaeologists and heritage experts have condemned a series of attacks on the country’s historical buildings and ruins which are increasingly…

One  dead and another injured following bomb attack on Hafter’s home

One dead and another injured following bomb attack on Hafter’s home

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 19 October 2014: Militants carried out a bomb attack on the central Benghazi home of General Khalifa Hafter, the leader of Operation Dignity, killing…

Ageela Saleh in Chad

Ageela Saleh in Chad

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 19 October 2014: The President of the House of Representatives, Ageela Saleh, arrived in Chad last night for a two-day visit at the invitation of…

Vandals target another historic Tripoli mosque

Vandals target another historic Tripoli mosque

By Ajnadin Mustafa.   Tripoli, 19 October 2014: Vandals this morning attacked yet another mosque in Tripoli ­– the Ottoman-era mosque in Shara Mizran – destroying tombs in the precincts…

Misrata’s “voice of the revolution” killed in car crash

Misrata’s “voice of the revolution” killed in car crash

By Libya Herald reporter. Misrata, 19 October 2014: Human rights lawyer Abdelbasset Abu Mzeirig, who was the voice of Misrata during the revolution, has been killed in a car…

Rising concern for refugees from fighting in the west

By Jamal Adel. Kufra 19 October 2014: The rising number of refugees from heavy fighting in the west of the country threatens an humanitarian crisis, the National Commission…

France, Italy, Germany, the UK and the US: “There is no military solution to Libyan crisis”

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 19 October 2014: The governments of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States have agreed that there can be no military…

Security and decentralisation are my top priorities: Thinni

Security and decentralisation are my top priorities: Thinni

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 18 October 2014: Prime Minister Thinni said that his government had four main priorities that it had presented to the HoR which it had…

International community does not recognise GNC’s and Abu Sahmain’s “comic Tripoli play”: Thinni

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 18 October 2014: Asked about the international community’s position with regards to the current political situation in Libya, Prime Minister Abdullah Thinni said that…

Egypt’s security and stability is Libya’s too: PM Thinni

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 18 October 2014: Speaking in an interview on the newly re-launched Al-Wataniya state satellite TV channel, Prime Minister Abdullah Thinni said that Egypt’s security…

Gharian “wants ceasefire”: report

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 18 October 2014: Gharian Municipal Council is said to have agreed the UN’s demand for a ceasefire in the nearby fighting between Libya Dawn…

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The legitimate government controls Libya’s oil revenues – PM Thinni

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 18 October 2014: Asked as to who is in control of Libya's oil…

I want to restart construction projects – PM Thinni

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 18 October 2014: Speaking in an in-depth interview on the re-launched Al-Wataniya state…

NOC will not negotiate with protesters at Abu Tifl

NOC will not negotiate with protesters at Abu Tifl

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 17 October 2014: Protesters from Jalu who broke into the long-dormant Abu Tifl…

Turkish Airlines to again fly daily to Misrata

Turkish Airlines to again fly daily to Misrata

By Libya Herald reporters. Turkish Airlines to land in Misrata Turkish Airlines to re-land in Misrata Tripoli, 17…

Government orders CAA to Beida: not clear it will go

By Libya Herald reporters. Tripoli, 15 October 2014: The Libya Civil Aviation Authority may be about to…

Fortnightly cargo flights start from Belgium to Mitiga

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 October. European air cargo company, Global Aviation is due resume flights…

Workshop on resurrecting Libyan aviation sector

Workshop on resurrecting Libyan aviation sector

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 14 October 2014: A workshop was held in Tripoli's Corinthia hotel today entitled…

Third Libya Oil & Gas Forum to be held in February

Third Libya Oil & Gas Forum to be held in February

By Libya Herald staff. Libya-Forum4 Tripoli, 14 October 2014: The third Libya Forum – Oil, Gas and Sustainable…

Discussions on passenger ferry to Malta progressing – Tripoli Council

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 13 October 2014: Discussions with Maltese authorities on the establishment of…

Misrata Airport officials looking to resumption of Europe-bound flights

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 9 October 2014: Misrata Airport officials reported that a delegation from Dublin-based…

Large energy subsidies stunting development – World Bank

Large energy subsidies stunting development – World Bank

Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 9 October 2014: The economic outlook for the Middle East .…

Buraq Air to resume flights on Sunday

Buraq  Air to resume flights on Sunday

By Libya Herald staff. Photo: Buraq Air website Photo: Buraq Air website Tripoli, 8 October 2014: Buraq Air announced…

Dubai looks to Malta as potential Libya investment base

Dubai looks to Malta as potential Libya investment base

By Libya Herald staff. Benghazi, 6 October 2014: Companies in Dubai are interested in using Malta as…

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Local News

Solar panels along MMR stolen

Solar panels along MMR stolen

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 17 October 2014: Unidentified thieves have stolen solar panels along the Man-Made River (MMR) pipeline in Jalu. According to MMR . . .…

Provisional municipal election results for Ghat released

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 1 October 2014: Provisional results for the municipal elections in the southwestern oasis town of Ghat have been . . .…

Retired security officer murdered in Benghazi

By Farah Waleed. Benghazi, 30 September 2014: A retired external security officer was shot dead yesterday in Benghazi as he was leaving a . . .…

Vandals loot Sahabi Project outside of Jalu

By Libya Herald staff. 12 September 2014: Thieves have broken into the site of the Sahabi Project west of Jalu and stolen cable  belonging to . . .…

Sirte leaders hold emergency meeting to address drinking water shortage

By Libya Herald staff. 12 September 2014: Local leaders in Sirte held an emergency meeting on Thursday to address the growing shortage of . . .…

Mayor elected for Hay Al-Andalous

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 9 September 2014: The seven new councillors on Hay Al-Andalous Muncipal Council were sworn into office today by . . .…

Benghazi bank manager kidnapped

By Noora Ibrahim, Benghazi, 9 September 2014: A Gumhouriya Bank manager was kidnapped last night in eastern Benghazi. His . . .…

Opinion

Opinion: “I had a good time and Libya will always remain part of me”

By Michel Deelen. Tripoli, 5 July 2014: I came to Libya in September 2012, not knowing what to expect. Sometime before…

Opinion: The assassination of Salwa Bugaighis in Benghazi – a blow to Human Rights in Libya

By David Hammond, UK Counsel to the Libyan National Council for . . .…

Opinion: Don’t rush too quickly to label Libya a failed state

Opinion: Don’t rush too quickly to label Libya a failed state

By Husni Bey, member of Libya First. Tripoli, . . .…