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Man murdered in Benghazi

By Noura Ibrahim. Benghazi, 16 April 2014: A 62-year old Benghazi resident was shot dead early this morning while walking to his local mosque for dawn prayers.  Ibrahim Abubaker Al-Mugharbi was killed…

Sebha Local Council employee murdered

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 16 April 2014: An employee at Sebha Local Council shot dead yesterday morning by unknown gunman who fled, but has since been reported as being subsequently captured. “Abdelqaum…

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 Bashir Al-Mabrouk…

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 way to…

Oil starts to be loaded from Hariga

By Michel Cousins. Tripoli, 15 April 2014: The first shipment of oil out of the Marsa Al-Harega terminal at Torbruk is expected to start being loaded tomorrow, according to sources at the…

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 session today,…

Royal Jordanian cancels today’s Tripoli flight

Tripoli, 15 April 2014: Royal Jordanian cancelled its Tripoli flight today after this morning’s kidnapping of the Jordanian ambassador to Libya, Fawaz Al-Aytan. The airline said it was closely monitoring the situation…