Libya
HoR and Congress agrees to resume dialogue in Morocco; Libya Dawn says Zintanis must surrender before any ceasefire

HoR and Congress agrees to resume dialogue in Morocco; Libya Dawn says Zintanis must surrender before any ceasefire

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli/Tunis 2 March 2015: Both the House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress have agreed to turn up on Thursday to the…

Direct flights to Istanbul and Amman resumed from Mitiga

By Salem Ali Tripoli, 2 March 2015: Libyan Airlines have resumed direct flights from Mitiga airport to Istanbul and Amman…

Hassi minister attacked in hometown of Ghariyan

Hassi minister attacked in hometown of Ghariyan

By Libya Herald correspondent. Tripoli, 2 March 2105: The Labour Minister in the Tripoli-based “National Salvation Government”, Mohamed Balkhair, has been set upon and assaulted by checkpoint guards…

Canadian parliament killer buried in Libya

Canadian parliament killer buried in Libya

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 1 March 2015: The gunman in the 22 October 2014 shooting at Canada’s parliament in Ottawa has been buried in Libya, according to a…

Random mortar attacks kill at least four in Benghazi

By Libya Herald reporters. Benghazi, 1 March 2015: Fierce fighting in Benghazi today resulted in at least four deaths and some 30 injured according to a source in…

Zawia accommodating “thousands” of displaced families

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 1 March 2015: Zawia is providing accommodation  for thousands of  displaced families from towns all over western Libya, and even from as far away as…

Thinni condemns British UN ambassador over TV interview

Thinni condemns British UN ambassador over TV interview

By Libya Herald reporter. Tripoli, 1 March 2015: Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni’s government has added its voice to the growing Libyan outrage at comments made by the British…

Power cuts continue in Tripoli

Power cuts continue in Tripoli

By Ali Salem. Tripoli, 1 March 2015: Tripoli residents continue to suffer from ongoing power cuts in the capital, with the added burden of a diesel shortage that started two…

China to provide aid for Libya, offers military training: Tarik Geroushi

China to provide aid for Libya, offers military training: Tarik Geroushi

By Libya Herald staff. Tunis, 1 March 2015: China is to send humanitarian aid to Libya to help internally displaced people there, according to Benghazi House of Representatives (HoR) member…

Weapons continue to flow from Turkey and Qatar to terrorists, claims Ministry of Interior

Weapons continue to flow from Turkey and Qatar to terrorists, claims Ministry of Interior

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 1 March 2015: Turkey and Qatar are continuing to supply terrorists operating in Libya with a steady flow of illegally imported weapons, Libyan…

Libyan diplomatic passport holders must now have visas says Malta

Libyan diplomatic passport holders must now have visas says Malta

By Libya Herald reporter. Tunis, 1 March 2015: The Maltese government has suspended an agreement with Libya that allows Libyan diplomatic passport holders to travel to Malta without a…

Benghazi protestors carry on despite a mortar attack

Benghazi protestors carry on despite a mortar attack

By Ayman Amzien. Benghazi, 28 February 2015: A crowd of several hundred demonstrators in Benghazi’s Kish Square yesterday ignored a mortar attack and carried on with their protest in support…

Leading Benghazi assassin reported arrested

By Libya Herald staff. Benghazi, 28 February 2015: A man is reported to have been arrested in Benghazi, charged with the assassination in December 2013 of Colonel Kamal Bazaza,…

Libyan UN envoy attacks British counterpart over IS claims

Libyan UN envoy attacks British counterpart over IS claims

By Libya Herald reporter. Benghazi, 28 February 2015: Comments about the situation in Libya made in a TV interview by the British Ambassador to the UN have drawn…

Wataniya TV in Sebha silenced after attack: report

By Ajnadin Mustafa: Tripoli, 28 February 2015: The Wataniya TV and Radio stations in Sebha have gone off air today after the building housing them was attacked this…

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Fuel tank at Tripoli depot repaired, to receive fuel this week

Fuel tank at Tripoli depot repaired, to receive fuel this week

By Libya Herald staff. Tunis, 1 March 2015: Brega Petroleum Marketing Company, a subsidiary of…

Job downgrades and salary cuts in education and diplomatic corps – 70,000 salaries stopped in March

By Libya Herald journalist. Tunis, 1 March 2015: More than seventy-thousand education sector state salaries…

Wintershall resumes Libyan oil production through Zueitina using Libyan staff

Wintershall resumes Libyan oil production through Zueitina using Libyan staff

By Libya Herald journalist. Tunis, 28 February 2015: German oil giant Wintershall resumed oil production…

Hassi reiterates over LD 100 bn available to government, fails to convince with his economic analyses

Hassi reiterates over LD 100 bn available to government, fails to convince with his economic analyses

By Libya Herald journalist. Tunis, 28 February 2015: Omar Al-Hassi, the so-called prime minister of…

LIPTC does not block websites in Libya without legal order, denounces such action

LIPTC does not block websites in Libya without legal order, denounces such action

By Libya Herald reporter. Tunis, 28 February 2015: The Libyan Post and Telecommunications Information Company…

Oil flow restarts through Sarir pipeline to Hariga

By Jamal Adel. Tunis, 23 February 2015: The AGOCO-owned Sarir oilfield restarted pumping oil to…

AGOCO wants satellites to guard against more pipeline sabotage

AGOCO wants satellites to guard against more pipeline sabotage

By Jamal Adel. Tunis, 22 February 2015: The Arabian Gulf Oil Company, AGOCO is seeking to use…

Blockade of Tunisian road to Libyan border suspended: report

By Libya Herald staff. Tunis, 21 February 2015: It appears that the people of Ben…

Libya’s financial situation is good, not catastrophic as claimed by divisive austerity voices: Hassi

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 21 February 2015: In an overview of the economic and…

National ID number will save LD 6 billion: Hassi

National ID number will save LD 6 billion: Hassi

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 21 February 2015: The use of the National ID Number…

LD 30 per month for every Libyan in subsidy substitution: Hassi

LD 30 per month for every Libyan in subsidy substitution: Hassi

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 21 February 2015: The GNC/Libya Dawn prime minister Omar Al-Hassi…

Aman bank opens new business banking centre

Aman bank opens new business banking centre

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 20 February 2015: Aman bank, a leading privately owned Libyan…

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Zliten boy escapes kidnappers; two arrests made

Zliten boy escapes kidnappers; two arrests made

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 26 February 2015: A young Zliten boy who was kidnapped from right in front of his house earlier . . .…

21 bakeries shuttered in Ghariyan and surrounding area

21 bakeries shuttered in Ghariyan and surrounding area

By Libya Herald reporter. Ghariyan, 23 February 2015: The municipal police in Ghariyan has closed down 21 bakeries following accusations of fraudulent business practices. The Ghariyan Municipal . . .…

Zliten mayor in Jordan to learn about municipal administration

Zliten mayor in Jordan to learn about municipal administration

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 23 February 2015: Muftah Ahmadi, the mayor of Zliten, has been in the Jordanian capital Amman to see . . .…

Water returns to Jebel Nafusa ahead of schedule

Water returns to Jebel Nafusa ahead of schedule

By Libya Herald reporter. Ghariyan, 23 February 2015: Water has returned to the Jebel Nafusa region after a two and a half month . . .…

Security battalion commander assassinated in Ajdabiya

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 22 February 2015: A commander in the Ajdabiya Martyrs Brigade was assassinated in Ajdabiya Wednesday night, the Libyan . . .…

Gharyan residents attend strategic planning workshop

Gharyan residents attend strategic planning workshop

By Libya Herald correspondent. Tripoli, 12 February 2015: Al-Mohjaba Beida Association for Educational Awareness launched a four-day training course on personal strategic planning . . .…

Gharyan organises vaccination drive

Gharyan organises vaccination drive

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 12 February 2015: A vaccine drive by the Ministry of Health (MOH) was launched Thursday in Gharyan. It will run . . .…

Opinion

Opinion: Overcoming ISIS Libya – a Disaster Recovery Plan

Opinion: Overcoming ISIS Libya – a Disaster Recovery Plan

By Aref Ali Nayed. The gruesome mass-beheadings of 21 Egyptian Copts on the shores of my country, and the thousands of…

Opinion: Reclaiming faith

Opinion: Reclaiming faith

By Alaa Murabit. Alaa Murabit writes about her work to build . . .…

Opinion: “This is what we see”: Benghazi through the eyes of a young man

By Adam Ali. Benghazi, 28 November 2014: Since the start of the 15 October Uprising, the city of Benghazi has seen…