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Four Tripoli kidnappings and Egyptian embassy sacked

Four Tripoli kidnappings and Egyptian embassy sacked

By Ajnadin Mustafa. Tripoli, 22 October 2014: Tripoli was gripped by disorder today as armed gangs seized four people and the unoccupied Egyptian embassy on the Corniche attacked and ransacked…

Fighting continues in Obari

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 22 October 2014: Sporadic fighting has continued today in Obari between Tebus and Tuaregs, with local residents from both communities still fleeing to safety in nearby…

Murdered, seized and beaten – campaign launched for journalists in Libya

Murdered, seized and beaten – campaign launched for journalists in Libya

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 22 October 2014: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is launching a hard-hitting advertising campaign Not seeing news from Libya anymore? on the third anniversary of the fall of…

Libyan schools in Tunisia teach refugee family children

By Ajnadin Mustafa. Tunis, 22 October 2014: For displaced Libyans families  living in Tunisia as the school year began last month, there have been many viable options for schooling for their…

Operation Dignity takes control of Guwarsha gate as fighting goes into seventh day

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 22 October 2014: Pro-government forces have pushed Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shura Council (BRSC) from one of its most prominent Benghazi positions over the course of the seventh…

Ansar Al-Sharia tightens hold in Derna and formally establishes Islamic Court

Ansar Al-Sharia tightens hold in Derna and formally establishes Islamic Court

By Libya Herald staff. 22 October 2014: Following its declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State (or Daesh), Derna’s Shoura Council of Islamic Youth (SCIY), part of the local Ansar…

Ansar Al-Sharia leader Mohammed Al-Zahawi almost certainly dead

Ansar Al-Sharia leader Mohammed Al-Zahawi almost certainly dead

By Libya Herald staff. Benghazi, 22 October 2014: There is now increasing certainty that Mohammed Al-Zahawi, the leader of Ansar Al-Sharia in Libya, has died of wounds sustained in an air strike…

Tomorrow “Liberation Day” public holiday in Libya

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 22 October 2014: As per (NTC) Law No. 5 regarding public holidays, tomorrow 23 October will be a public holiday in Libya to mark Liberation…

HoR spokesman denies reports that Operation Dignity is leading pro-government forces

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 22 October 2014: The spokesman for the House of Representatives has firmly denied reports that he claimed Operation Dignity was directing pro-government forces in Benghazi. “Parliament [the House…

Malta seizure of suspected plunder from Tripoli mosques

Malta seizure of suspected plunder from Tripoli mosques

By Libya Herald Reporters. Tripoli, 22 October 2014: Ancient Qurans and other religious manuscripts thought to belong to historic Tripoli mosques attacked this month have just been intercepted by officials…

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