Posts Tagged ‘Benghazi’

Benghazi in a standstill de to heavy rain water

  • 5 December 2018 - 12:47
Benghazi in a standstill de to heavy rain water

Several eastern Libyan oil ports including Es Sider and Ras Lanuf have closed due to bad weather, a port engineer said on Wednesday. A tanker had been trying to dock at the Es Sider terminal, but was unable to load, the engineer said. The airport in the main eastern city of Benghazi has also...

Libya’s eastern authorities say suspects in killing of US teacher arrested

  • 22 November 2018 - 18:20
Libya’s eastern authorities say suspects in killing of US teacher arrested

Authorities in eastern Libya said Thursday they have taken into custody suspects in the 2013 killing of a U.S. chemistry teacher in Benghazi, and that more suspects would be tried over the deadly attack a year earlier that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans there. The...

Three electricity company workers killed by landmine in Benghazi

  • 27 October 2018 - 16:24
Three electricity company workers killed by landmine in Benghazi

Three people working for Libya's state electricity company were killed in a landmine explosion on Saturday in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to a Libyan spokesman.   The blast took place during maintenance works for electricity lines in Benghazi's western district of Al-Qawarishah,...

Libya’s state oil firm delays Benghazi conference over attack on its Tripoli HQ

  • 4 October 2018 - 17:20
Libya’s state oil firm delays Benghazi conference over attack on its Tripoli HQ

Libya’s state oil company National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Wednesday it had postponed a conference in the eastern city of Benghazi for 15 days following an attack on its Tripoli headquarters last month. The three-day conference, to be held in Libya’s second-largest city, is aimed at allowing...

Benghazi’s former mayor reportedly kidnapped

  • 2 October 2018 - 21:48
Benghazi’s former mayor reportedly kidnapped

Sources from Lamloud Land neighborhood in eastern Libyan city of Benghazi reported that the former mayor of the city Ahmed Areibi had been kidnapped from his house, along with his son.  Areibi's sister said on her facebook page after the kidnap on Tuesday that the mayor and his son were...

Abu Khattala sentenced to 22 years in US prison over Benghazi 2012 attack

  • 27 June 2018 - 22:08
Abu Khattala sentenced to 22 years in US prison over Benghazi 2012 attack

A Libyan national, Ahmed Abu Khattala, convicted in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans was sentenced to 22 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in Washington. A jury in November acquitted Ahmed Abu Khattala, 47, of murder and...

Car bomb rocks Libya’s Benghazi, over 6 people killed and scores wounded

  • 25 May 2018 - 03:15
Car bomb rocks Libya’s Benghazi, over 6 people killed and scores wounded

Photos and videos circulated on social media showed a car bomb explosion that took place at Jamal Abdelnasser Street in Benghazi. Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi confirmed the explosion and said it has so far received over 6 killed persons and 20 injuries from the explosion seen near Tibisti...

Family: Wissam Bin Hamid was killed in Benghazi fighting

  • 30 April 2018 - 17:44
Family: Wissam Bin Hamid was killed in Benghazi fighting

The family of Wissam Bin Hamid has announced he was killed by the self-styled army airstrikes in Benghazi. Local media in Libya aired Monday afternoon a presser for the family of Bin Hamid, in which they said their son was killed during clashes in BuSanib frontline by an injury he suffered in an...

Syrian goods arrive in Libya’s Benghazi for shopping exhibition

  • 23 April 2018 - 16:44
Syrian goods arrive in Libya’s Benghazi for shopping exhibition

Syrian goods arrived in Benghazi port onboard a shipping ship to take part in Benghazi-hosted “Made in Syria” shopping exhibition. The exhibition will host over 100 Syrian companies, according to the Head of Libyan business owners council in Benghazi Fawziya Al-Furjani. Furjani added that...

Car bombing targets chief of Staff of eastern Libya self-styled army

  • 18 April 2018 - 16:09
Car bombing targets chief of Staff of eastern Libya self-styled army

  A car bomb hit the convoy of the chief of staff of the Libyan eastern self-styled army, Abdelrazik Al-Nadori.   The car bombing took place at the Si Khalifa checkpoint in east of Benghazi, local media reported.   According to the reports on the local media,...