News aggregator for: Lybia Herald

Benghazi hospital flooded again

By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 24 April 2014: Benghazi’s Hawari hospital flooded yesterday, for the second time this month, leaving a number of departments unable to function properly. “The water system flooded, resulting…

US reinforces commitment to Libya

Tripoli, 24 April 2014: US Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns today reinforced America’s commitment to supporting Libya with its efforts to rebuild security institutions. Speaking at a press conference in…

US Deputy Secretary of State in Tripoli

Tripoli, 23 April 2014: American Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns is in Tripoli to meet with senior Libyan officials, including acting Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni and First Deputy of the…

US embassy denies rumours of attack

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 23 April 2014: The US embassy in Libya has denied rumours that it has been subject to any sort of attack. “The embassy has not been attacked,…

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 the facility…

Smuggled shotgun cartridges seized at Benghazi port

By Ashraf Abdul Wahab. Tripoli, 22 April 2014: Two shipping containers carrying large quantities of shotgun cartridges have been seized by Customs officials at Benghazi Port. According to accompanying documentation, the two…

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. These additional…

Oil production now at 220,000 barrels per day

Tripoli, 22 April 2014: The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that the country’s oil fields are now producing 220,000 barrels per day (b/d), with ongoing industrial action still keeping figures low.…