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Progress on Libya–IRA victims compensation

Victims’ campaigner Willie Frazer said progress has been made in securing compensation from Libya for IRA atrocities. Mr Frazer was part of a delegation which travelled to London yesterday to meet Minister of State for the Middle East...

Sadistic people smuggler who raped and...

By Nick Squires An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North Africa.

Libya on alert after murder of four tribal...

By Mustafa Fetouri Libya woke up to the news Sept. 29 of a heinous crime in which four men from the country’s largest tribe had been murdered as they were driving back home from the town of Mizda, south of Tripoli, to Bani Walid in the west...

George Clooney urged to spy on Gadaffi

Documents leaked from within the International Criminal Court (ICC) have shown how its chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, was not shy about seeking the help of the rich and famous in his work to hunt down war criminals around the world.

Haftar: ‘force remains an option in...

Haftar, who supports the Libyan government based in the eastern city of Tobruk, traveled to Rome and Paris to bolster his stature as a main player in international efforts to stabilize the North African country.

Libyan Parties Set Conditions for Accepting...

By Al-munji al-Saaidani Libyan political dialogue sessions have focused, for the third consecutive day, on the restructuring of the High Presidential Council, the proposal to elect a president and two vice-presidents, and the future...

Libya: Red Crescent scales-up psycho social...

In the framework of a European Union funded project for support to protection of vulnerable groups, internally displaced people in Libya will receive psychosocial support from Red Crescent volunteers to tackle the distress, loss and grief they...

Libyan National Congress: UN Special...

By Khaled Mahmoud and Sawsan Abu Hussein The roadmap proposed by UN Sec-Gen Special Representative and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame will not succeed in solving the Libyan political crisis, according to a...

Footage surfaces showing Libya’s Haftar...

An International Criminal Court arrest warrant for a Libyan militia leader issued in August has raised questions about whether the accused’s highest commander – Khalifa Haftar – is also potentially guilty of war crimes.

Africom perspective on Libya sheds light on...

By Libya Herald reporter Last week, in Washington DC, General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of U.S. Africa Command, made a presentation at the United States Institute for Peace Program on ‘’U.S.-African Partnerships’’.

Families threatened during attempting to...

By Libya Herald reporter Moves made in Misrata last week to implement the agreement permitting Tawerghans to return home appear to have proved unworkable today after four Tawerghan families who had gone to Tawergha for a temporary visit, were...

Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected

By Stephen Walker The government has rejected a call for a UK reparations fund for victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA attacks. The fund was originally suggested by a cross-party group of MPs on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.

US may have known about illegal UAE arms...

Leaked emails purportedly between UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Otaiba and then-US national security adviser Susan Rice may indicate that the United States knew about illegal arms shipments to rebels in Libya.

US heart surgeon says GNA does not care...

By Libya Herald reporters An American heart surgeon has launched into the Government of National Accord (GNA) for what he says is a complete absence of concern for Libyan children needing life-saving operations.

Municipalities accuse Libyan political...

By Libya Herald reporters. Mayors and councillors from a number of municipalities have accused the country’s political leaders of turning their backs on the needs of ordinary Libya people.