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Tripoli restaurant blown up in hygiene scandal

Tripoli restaurant blown up in hygiene scandal

By Ali Salem. Tripoli, 27 November 2014: The restaurant “Al-Farooj” in Hay Andulus district in Tripoli was blown up in the very early hours of the morning by…

Tebu elders press Thinni on local elections and security

Tebu elders press Thinni on local elections and security

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 26 November 204: Tebu elders have been in Beida talking to Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni about continuing insecurity in the south of the country, particularly the…

Fresh Libya Dawn attempt to capture Wattiya airbase fails: Zintani claim

By Ajnadin Mustafa. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: Libya Dawn forces today again tried to seize control of Al-Wattiya airbase, south of Al-Jmail, according to Zintan Operations Room but…

Turkey endorses UN ban on Ansar Al-Sharia

Turkey endorses UN ban on Ansar Al-Sharia

By Hadi Fornaji. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: Turkey has followed the United Nations lead and blacklisted Ansar Al-Sharia as a terrorist organisation linked to Al-Qaeda.…

Benghazi life getting back to normal

By Maha Suliman and Aymen Amzein. Benghazi, 26 November 2014: Violence in Benghazi is at its lowest today for weeks. Life is many districts, such as Salmani, Barka, Kish…

Large blast wrecks offices in central Sirte

By Libya Herald Reporters. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: A large explosion rocked central Sirte early this morning extensively damaging offices but causing no casualties. Windows and doors of houses some…

Airport dismisses rumours that Mitiga is about to reopen

Salem Ali. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: Mitiga airport has this evening denied reports that it is about to reopen for flights. The airport management used its Facebook page…

Mitiga bombings undermines dialogue says Italy

Mitiga bombings undermines dialogue says Italy

By Libya Herald Staff 26 November 2014: Italy has called for an immediate end to the Libya Air Force bombing of Mitiga airbase. …

Displaced families in Tobruk to receive LD 500 each

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: The authorities in Tobruk say they are going to give LD 500 to every displaced family sheltering in the town. The…

Clashes in Zawia after local group declares support for HoR, Deputy HOR President’s home burned

 By Ali Salem. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: There were clashes last night in Zawia and a local militia leader was arrested after he declared support for the House…

Black market syringes infected with Hepatitis B: Health Ministry claim

By Adam Ali Tripoli, 25 November 2014: The Ministry of Health has warned that some syringes sold on the black market have proved to be infected with Hepatitis B.…

Over-worked health workers at risk tending eastern wounded

By Adam Ali. Benghazi, 25 November 2014: As the Libyan Army presses forward in its efforts to take back Benghazi from extremist elements, health care workers are risking their lives…

HoR Foreign Affairs Committee wants fewer diplomats

By Libya Herald reporter. Tobruk, 25 November 2015: The House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee has decided that Libyan embassies abroad are generally overstaffed and the number of…

Chief of Staff asks for higher armed forces salaries

By Libya Herald reporter. Tobruk, 25 November 2014: The Chief of Staff, Major General Abdul Razzak Al-Nazhuri, has called for an increase in military salaries. He made his appeal at…

Libya Dawn says new Jebel Nafusa offensive planned

By Libya Herald staff. 25 November 2014: Libya Dawn troops who withdrew from Kikla over the weekend are regrouping and planning a renewed offensive to take the entire…

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Business

Thinni government appoints new oil supremo ahead of OPEC summit

Thinni government appoints new oil supremo ahead of OPEC summit

By Libya Herald staff. 26 November 2014: The Libyan government has appointed Al-Mabrook Buseif as chairman of…

Central Bank stops LD4 billion salary payment, suspecting fraud

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 26 November 2014: The Central Bank of Libya has blocked a…

Abu Tifl protestors end oilfield blockade

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 24 November 2014: Demonstrators at Abu Tifl, near Jalu, today called…

Nafoura oilfield restarts as protesters agree to back off

Nafoura oilfield restarts as protesters agree to back off

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 24 November 2014: The Nafoura oilfield has resumed production Monday after protesters seeking…

Thieves grab LD 1 million in Benghazi bank raid

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 20 November 2014: A group of armed men stormed the Al-Wahda Bank for…

El Fil resumes output as NOC warns on illegal liftings

El Fil resumes output as NOC warns on illegal liftings

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 18 November 2014: The ten-halt to production at the 130,000 b/d El Fil…

Irish bulls to be shipped to Libya

  By Libya Herald reporters. Tripoli, 18 November 2014: An Irish company is reported to…

PFG calls off strike, exports resume at Hariga

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 17 November 2014: Production has resumed at Hariga Oil terminal in Tobruk on…

Mazda showroom opens in Tripoli

Mazda showroom opens in Tripoli

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 16 November 2014: The Ajwad Almoharekat company which is the…

Locals demand work at shut-in oilfield

Locals demand work at shut-in oilfield

Jamal Adel. Kufra, 13 November 2014: Locals desperate for work have used a mound of sand to…

GECOL engineers committed to restoring power to hard-hit areas

GECOL engineers committed to restoring power to hard-hit areas

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 13 November 2014: In the aftermath of heavy clashes in and around…

Armed thieves grab fire-fighting vehicle at AGOCO storage facility in Benghazi

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 13 November 2014: Armed men stormed the Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) storage…

Production fails to start again at Sharara and El Fil

Production fails to start again at Sharara and El Fil

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 12 November 2014: NOC hopes of resuming production at the Sharara and the…

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Local News

Suicide bomber attested in Ajdabia: report

By Libya Herald staff. 19 November, 2104: A would-be suicide bomber was arrested in Ajdabiya this afternoon according to reports from the town. . . .…

Municipal councillors replaced

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 November 2014: New councillors have been sworn in for Tajoura, Ghadames and Sorman municipal concils, replacing those . . .…

Imam steps down after threats from Libya Dawn supporter

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 2 November 2014: Osama Treiki, an imam and preacher at the Cawn Jalud Mosque in Dafniya, west of . . .…

Thieves grab half million dinars from Sebha bank truck

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 23 October 2014: Armed men got away with half a million Libyan dinars on Wednesday morning after attacking a . . .…

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 . . .…

Opinion

Opinion: The Supreme Court decision that is ripping Libya apart

Opinion: The Supreme Court decision that is ripping Libya apart

By Mohamed Eljarh. Libya’s Supreme Court has declared the country’s internationally-recognised and democratically-elected House of Representatives illegal and unconstitutional. Boycotting Islamist…

Opinion: The West needs to re-engage with democracy in Libya

By Richard Galustian & Dr Theodore Karasik. 1 November 2014: Three years ago, the mantra that backed NATO’s six-month air operation…

Opinion: Libya’s crossroads – where is Europe going?

By Gianluca Eramo, MENA Programme Coordinator of No Peace Without Justice Since mid-May 2014, Libya has witnessed a turbulent period of…