safe, bombings and killings all the time, said Mohammed, a local businessman, who declined to give his full name fearing reprisals. Diplomats in Tripoli have previously cautioned against making derogatory or insulting remarks on social media, which is widely read in Libya. The university said in a statement that its community was "shocked and saddened" by Smith's death. The army new york gay sex dating sites this week announced it lacked the troops to maintain security in Benghazi. Smith had worked in the city for 18 months. The Libyan prime minister, Ali Zaidan, declared this week that Benghazi militias must disarm by the middle of the month, but it remains unclear if Libyas security forces are strong enough to enforce the order.
His death comes with, libya enduring some of the worst violence since the 2011 revolution, with nearly three weeks of clashes between militias and the army in both Benghazi and Tripoli, the capital. Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher at the citys international school, was killed while on his regular afternoon running route in Dubai Street, an upmarket area of the city. Last week the army stormed four bases of Ansar al-Sharia, the Islamist militia blamed by some for the killing last year of American ambassador Chris Stevens at the US consulate. Then on 5 November he tweeted: I understand I teach at a school of rich kids, so if (and when) Im kidnapped by Ansar Al-Sharia, whos gonna pay the ransom? Libya cannot deal with the security situation on its own. As if they can fit kidnapping into a 2hr (sic) work day that already includes a nap.