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Salabi and Nizar Kawan in Chad

Ali Salabi, viewed by many as the ideological brains and real head of the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, and Nizar Kawan, a member of the rump General National Congress as well as of the…

Election of Ajdabiya mayor sparks row

By Libya Herald staff. Benghazi, 16 September 2014: A row has broken out between the Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE) and the Minister of Local Government, Saleh Said, over the…

I’m still Chief of Staff declares Obeidi

By Ajnadin Mustafa. Tunis, 16 September 2014: The former Chief of Staff, Major-General Abdussalam Jadallah Obeidi, who was sacked by the House of Representatives last month, has declared that he is still in…

At least 19 killed in fierce Benghazi clashes

By Noora Ibrahim. Benghazi, 15 September 2014: At least 19 members of both Operation Dignity and Ansar Al-Sharia have been killed in more than 24 hours of fierce but sporadic fighting in Benghazi. Mohamed…

Warplane destroys Ghariyan ammo dump

By Libya Herald reporters. Tripoli, 15 September 2014: A warplane carried out an air strike today on a militia base near Ghariyan destroying an ammunition dump. The attack was claimed by Operation…

House of Representatives head to visit Washington

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 September 2014: Head of the House of Representatives Ageela Issa is to visit Washington this week. The HoR leader will spend several days in the US, aiming to…

Member of Libyan Army assassinated in Benghazi

By Libya Herald staff. Benghazi, 15 September 2014: A member of the Libyan Army was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in the Al-Thama area of Benghazi on Sunday evening. The victim, Abdul Monaim…

Beached whale rescued in Marsa El-Brega

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 September 2014: Volunteers in Marsa El-Brega helped a beached whale find its way back into deeper waters recently. Photos showing up on Twitter Saturday showed at…

Psychiatrist survives stabbing in Benghazi

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 15 September 2014: A prominent Benghazi psychiatrist was stabbed during a kidnapping attempt yesterday evening. Dr Ali Ruwai, who heads the psychiatric hospital in Kuwaifiya, was attacked…