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Jordanian Foreign Ministry confirms ambassador still held

Tripoli, 23 April 2014: The Jordanian Foreign Ministry confirmed today that kidnapped ambassador Fawwaz Al-Eitan had not been released, and called upon the media to exercise caution when reporting on the…

Militants kick doctors out of Mizdah hospital

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 23 April 2014: Militant Islamists in Mizdah have thrown out two male doctors working in the gynaecology and obstetrics department of the local hospital, leaving…

Crackdown on Benghazi drugs and weapon trade continues

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 22 April 2014: The seizure of illegal weapons, drugs, alcohol and ammunition destined to be sold on the streets of Benghazi continued yesterday as security forces…

Justice Minister denies reports of Jordanian ambassador release

Tripoli, 22 April 2014: Justice Minister Salah Marghani has denied reports that the Jordanian ambassador to Libya has been released. “I have no information about this,” he told the Libya Herald…

National Dialogue tour back on the road

National Dialogue tour back on the road

Tripoli, 22 April 2014: The National Dialogue Preparatory Commission (NDPC) has announced that it will take its Engagement and Participation Tour to eight extra Libyan towns during the next fortnight.…

Debate continues as Congress fails to agree on new PM

By Farah Waleed. Tripoli, 22 April 2014: General National Congress (GNC) members today continued to debate the seven prime ministerial candidates vying to replace caretaker Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni. Today’s…

Ali Tarhouni voted head of Constitutional Assembly

Tripoli, 22 April 2014: Former National Transitional Council (NTC) minister Ali Tarhouni was last night voted in as head of the Constitutional Assembly. An economist and politician, Tarhouni was Minister of…

Security forces raid notorious Benghazi drugs and weapon market

By Motaz Ahmed. Benghazi, 21 April 2013: Members of Benghazi’s army and police force yesterday raided the city’s infamous Souq Jinihin in an attempt to stamp out the market’s trade…

Explosion and assassination attempt in Benghazi

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 21 April 2014: Attacks have continued to rock Benghazi, with an explosion at a beauty salon and the attempted assassination of a security official. The explosion,…

National windsurfing championship

National windsurfing championship

By Adela Suliman.   Tripoli, 21 April 2014:  This weekend saw the first National Windsurfing Championship in Libya. Organised by the Tripoli Sailing Federation and the Windsurfing Organising Committee and…

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