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CIA officers detail part of bloody Benghazi...

By Spencer S. Hsu A CIA witness testified Tuesday that the body of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was returned after the September 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, only after he overheard Libyan militia members...

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...

‘In Libya, if you do not kill, they...

By Darrin Zammit Lupi  Aboard Seefuchs Rescue Ship – Just before the sun dipped into the Mediterranean on Saturday, rescuers spotted a tiny wooden boat on the horizon. It turned out to contain five young Libyans fleeing violence and...

Libya: Whose Land Is It? .. Property Rights...

By Mary Fitzgerald and Tarek Megerisi The question of housing, land and property rights is so difficult—and so important—because it touches on the fundamental question facing post-2011 Libya: what do Libyans want the new Libya to look...

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.

Libyans Anticipate ‘Safety Map’ in New...

By Jamal Jawhar Libyans are looking forward to listen to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s plan, which he will propose before the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, to end the Libyan crisis.

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’’.