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Congress plans emergency session on foreign intervention

By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab. Tripoli 22 July 2014: The President of Congress, Nuri Abu Sahmain, plans to convene an emergency session today to debate the request by the government to the…

Awami calls on GNC to speed up power hand over to House of Representatives

  By Moutaz Ali. Tripoli, 22 July 2014: The First Deputy President of Congress Ezzeddin Al-Awami has written to the General National Congress (GNC) President Nuri Abu Sahmain saying that…

ELECTIONS 2014: Final results for House of Representative elections announced

ELECTIONS 2014: Final results  for House of Representative elections announced

By Callum Paton and Seraj Essul. Tripoli, 22 July 2014: There have been few changes to results in elections to the new House of Representatives following a period of two…

Belhaj’s rendition battle continues in UK courts

Belhaj’s rendition battle continues in UK courts

By Libya Herald staff. London, 21 July 2014: Former revolutionary leader and now Islamist Al-Watan party leader Abdul-Hakim Belhaj is continuing his battle to sue the British government over his…

Congressman Zubi seized then freed; Janzour Congressman still held

Congressman Zubi seized then freed; Janzour Congressman still held

By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab. Tripoli, 21 July 2014: Respected Benghazi Congressman Sulaiman Zubi and his Janzour colleague Fathi Al-Arabi were seized and detained on Tripoli’s Airport Road yesterday afternoon, reportedly by Zintani…

Manila orders total evacuation after Filipino worker decapitated in Benghazi

By Callum Paton. Tripoli, 21 July 2014: A Filipino construction worker has been found decapitated in Benghazi six days after he was kidnapped in the city’s Gwarsha district. The Filipino…

Zintan says airport attackers defeated; airport authorities put aircraft loses at $2 billion

By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab. Tripoli, 21 July 2014: Zintan forces are reportedly claimingto have beaten off the Misrata-led Operation Dawn force that tried to dislodge them from Tripoli International Airport. Meanwhile, the destruction of…

House of Representatives plans informal meeting on Thursday in Benghazi

By Moutaz Ali. Tripoli, 21 July 2014: Members of the newly-elected House of Representatives plan to meet in Benghazi as early as Thursday for a consultative meeting. It had previously been announced that…

Tripoli Airport clashes leave 47 dead and 120 wounded

Tripoli Airport clashes leave 47 dead and 120 wounded

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 21 July 2014: The Ministry of Health has released figures detailing the casualties over the past week’s deadly airport clashes, up to and including Saturday. A…

Warshefana wants army intervention to end Tripoli airport fighting

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 21 July 2014. The Warshefana Shoura Council has called for the police and army to intervene to put an end to fighting in Tripoli and wants all parties involved…

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