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Abducted Deputy Foreign Minister freed; government investigation begins

By Libya Herald reporter. Benghazi, 26 January 2015: The Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Saghir who was kidnapped from his hotel in Beida early yesterday morning has been freed. However, there…

Tripoli insecurity and mid-year school holiday increase traffic at Libyan-Tunisian borders

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 26 January 2015: There have been reports of extra-long queues since last Thursday at both the main Libyan-Tunisian land border crossings. The pro-HoR/Thinni government news…

Many reported dead in Benghazi as LNA moves to flush out Ansar Al-Sharia

By Ayman Amzein and Farah Waleed. Benghazi/Tripoli , 25 January 2015: There has been deadly violence in parts of Benghazi today and this evening with Ansar Al-Sharia under intensive attack…

Libyan Ambassador to Egypt insists he is still in post

By Libya Herald staff. Cairo, 25 January 2015: Libyan envoy to Egypt Fayez Jibril has told the Libya Herald that he has not been replaced and is still ambassador. Last week,…

Civilians involved in Zawia attacks

By Ajnedin Mustafa. Tripoli, 24 January 2015: A peaceful protest in Zawia yesterday turned into a scene of violence according to local media. Local media is reporting that gunmen, apparently…

Health sector legal advisor kidnapped in Tripoli

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 25 January 2015: Unidentified gunmen abducted a Legal Adviser at the health sector, Akram Aburas, in downtown Tripoli , the pro-Thinni government LANA news agency…

Tripoli’s Dat Al-Imad office complex received ”serious destruction threat” – LANA

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 25 January 2015: The Dat Al-Imad office complex in central Tripoli received a ‘‘serious threat’’ to ‘‘destroy’’ it, the pro-Thinni government Beida-based office of the…

Dialogue delegates head back to Geneva – still without Congress members

By Libya Herald reporter. Tunis, 25 January 2015: Political delegates to the UNSMIL-brokered dialogue talks who took part in the first round on 14-15 January flew back from Tunis to…

Afriqiyah resumes flights to Dusseldorf, ends EU airspace embargo?

Afriqiyah resumes flights to Dusseldorf, ends EU airspace embargo?

By Libya Herald reporter. Malta, 25 January 2015: Libya’s state-owned Afriqiyah airliner successfully resumed its flights to a European destination yesterday by flying to Dusseldorf from Tripoli’s Maetiga airport. The flight ends…

Anti-Sahmain former Congress members to meet in Tunis

By Libya Herald staff. Tunis, 25 January 2015: Members of the General National Congress who are not part of the rump group that reject the House of Representatives and are continuing…

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