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Libya

02 October 2016

The Dutch photographer was killed by snipe fire after being shot in the chest while covering clashes in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte between the so - called Islamic State( IS) and government forces. ...

21 July 2016

According to media reports, the 28-year-old correspondent for Arraed television was killed whilst filming forces allied with the government as they circled Islamic state bases on the outskirts of the coastal city Sirte. ...

27 April 2015

The body of five media staff were discovered near the city of Bayda in the southern Al Akhdar Mountain, east of Libya with their throats slit, according to Sky News Arabic quoting security sources. ...

22 April 2015

The journalist and manager of the private production company Al-Anwar, was found dead on Wednesday in his office located in the centre of the second Libyan city, Benghazi. ...

19 September 2014

The 18-year-old journalist was fatally wounded when gunmen opened fire on his car as he was driving home with friends, one of whom was also killed in the attack, according to the statement by the UNESCO General Director who condemned the killi ...

29 May 2014

The body of the TV journalist based in the southern city of Sabha, was found together with her fiancé’s in the city’s northern Al-Hay Al-Jadida district. Her throat had been cut and she appeared to have been tortured. ...

26 May 2014

The editor of Burniq newspaper editor and a critic of jihadists in Libya was shot dead in the eastern city of Benghazi, an Islamist stronghold, according to medical sources. ...

01 December 2013

The 40–year old owner of Tripoli FM, a Libyan English language radio station was found dead in his car, his body riddled with bullets, according to media reports. ...

18 November 2013

The photographer with the Fasatu news agency was among people killed in Tripoli when members of the Misrata milita opened fire on protesters who had gathered outside its headquarters in Tripoli to demand an end to the reign of the Katiba ( milit ...