News aggregator for: Lybia Herald

Koreans quitting Sirte power project

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli 31 July 2014: Some 1,300 Korean engineers are to leave Libya and their work on the Gulf power station at Sirte because of security concerns. The decision was…

Egyptian aviation authorities on high alert

By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab. Tripoli, 31 July 2014: Egypt’s airports and aviation authorities are in a heightened state of alert over possible unauthorised flights coming from Libya as concerns increase about elements having seized…

Complete power cut in Tripoli

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli 31 July 2014: Tripoli was hit by a total power blackout this evening after part of the electricity distribution system was damaged in the continuing fighting in the…

Egyptians pouring out of Libya

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 31 July 2014. Heeding multiple warnings from Egypt’s Foreign Ministry to leave Libya, Egyptians are pouring across the Tunisian border to board flights back to Egypt. Tunisian’s…

Two explosions precede shutdown at Zawia power station

By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab Tripoli, 30 July 2014: Across Tripoli during the night two violent explosions were heard just before General Electricity Company of Libya’s (GECOL) station west of Zawia temporarily shutdown. “There was a…

Libya says oilfields are safe from fighting

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli 30 July 2014: Despite the ongoing violence in eastern Libya and now in the West, the nation’s oilfields are not only secure, but are pumping crude oil…

Major refugee tragedy off coast

By Ashraf Abdul Wahab. Tripoli 30 July 2014: Coastguards have recovered some 150 bodies off the coast from Khoms and found pieces of wreckage thought to come from the boat on which they…

Abushagur freed

By Hadi Fornaji. Tripoli, 30 July 2014: Mustafa Abushagur has been freed. His family and friends confirmed the overnight release.  The former deputy prime minister and now House of Representative member for…

Abushagur reported kidnapped

By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab. Tripoli, 29 July 2014: Former Deputy Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagur has been kidnapped according to reports, although it has not been confirmed. Abushagur, who was elected in Suq Al-Juma…