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Murzuq municipal elections officer dies after attack

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 17 April 2014: A Murzuk secondary school teacher who was shot two weeks ago while registering voters for the municipal elections in the district on…

Cabinet discusses security arrangements to safeguard foreign diplomatic staff

Cabinet discusses security arrangements to safeguard foreign diplomatic staff

By Muttaz Ali. Tripoli, 16 April 2014: Ministers have approved plans to bolster security procedures for foreign diplomatic staff with yesterday’s kidnapping of the Jordanian Ambassador dominating today’s cabinet discussions.…

Tripoli Local Council head condemns warning shots fired during protest

By Muttaz Ali. Tripoli, 16 April 2014: The Head of Tripoli Local Council, Sadat Elbadri, has condemned the actions of a security official who fired warning shots outside the council…

No news of kidnapped of Jordanian ambassador but Interior Ministry “has leads”

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 16 April 2014: There has been news of the Jordanian Ambassador, Fawwaz Al-Eitan, who was seized yesterday morning in central Tripoli by masked gunmen.  However,…

Obari Joint Security Room attacked by gunmen

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 16 April 2014: The headquarters of Obari Joint Security Room was attacked yesterday by gunmen trying to free a detainee. Spokesman for Obari Joint Security Room…

Benghazi municipal elections candidate survives assassination attempt in 24 hours of violence that leaves two dead

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 15 April 2014: One of the candidates standing in the forthcoming Benghazi elections survived an assassination attempt today, in 24 hours of violence in the city…

US embassy employee escapes from kidnappers

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 April 2014: A female Libyan employee at the US embassy in Tripoli who was abducted last night escaped from her captors and found her…

Kidnappers demand prisoner release in exchange for Jordanian ambassador

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 April 2014: The kidnappers of Jordanian ambassador Fawwaz Al-Eitan have demanded that a Libyan militant Islamist be released from prison in Jordan in exchange…

Congress appoints new head of HNEC

Congress appoints new head of HNEC

By Muttaz Ali. Tripoli, 15 April 2014: The General National Congress has accepted the resignation of Nuri Elabbar as chairman of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC). At its morning…

GECOL workers protest deteriorating security conditions

GECOL workers protest deteriorating security conditions

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 15 April 2014: General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL) workers protested outside their headquarters in Tripoli on Monday over deteriorating security conditions for staff. GECOL spokesman…

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