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Posted by admin On Oct - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

                                                                Council of the European Union                                                   Press office – General Secretariat of the Council                                       [ Read More ]

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  Libya Herald Tripoli, 19 October 2014: Archaeologists and heritage experts have condemned a series of attacks on the country’s historical buildings and ruins which are increasingly suffering from vandalism and neglect. Libyan archaeologist Dr Fadl Al-Korana has warned that some of the country’s key archaeological sites, including the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Leptis Magna and Sabratha, are being  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 16 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald: Amid rising concern that the increasing deterioration of the security situation inside Libya is creating opportunities for Islamic extremists to permeate the country’s border with Egypt, US Secretary of State John Kerry added a surprise meeting with Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Al-Dairi to his Paris schedule. Kerry was scheduled to fly into Paris from Cairo on Monday for  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 15 - 2014 0 Comment

On 7 October, a group of gunmen stormed and vandalized the Karamanli Mosque, one of Tripoli’s most famous and beautiful mosques built by Ahmed Paschia in 1738. Ceramic tiles and marble decorations in the interior of the mosque were removed, and the floor completely ripped out. Days later, on 11 October, the historic Othman Pasha Madrassa, which serves the Sufi  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli 11 October 2014 We are coming with two essentials messages … Tripoli for the coming two hours will be today the capital of a united Libya, capital where all Libyans come to … The second message is legitimacy, this message in support of the legitimate institutions represented by the parliamentarians who are here. This legitimacy. which as you know,  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 13 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli, 11 October 2014 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Saturday 11 October 2014 to urge Libyan parties to press forward with their nascent dialogue in order to restore stability to their crisis-ridden country. “Much has happened,” Ban said, “since my last visit after the 2011 revolution when the country embarked on a new path full  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 13 - 2014 0 Comment
Egyptian trucks loaded with goods are inspected by officers from the Libyan interior ministry force at the Libyan-Egyptian border crossing in Musaid

BY ULF LAESSING MUSAID Libya Sun Oct 12, 2014 When the man in charge of Libya’s main border crossing with Egypt checks his staff rota every morning, he can count on a maximum of just 30 officers. The tiny force polices the northern tip of a 1,115 km (700 mile) desert border, where Egypt and its Western allies hope to  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 10 - 2014 0 Comment

Libyan town that is a hub of trafficking is trying to stand up to the smugglers, though often it is the migrants who bear the brunt Nancy Porsia in Zuwara, Libya The Guardian , Thursday 9 October 2014 The body was washed ashore on a westerly breeze, faceless and bloated to such an extent that it didn’t fit into its  [ Read More ]

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By IWPR Libya – Libya 9 Oct 14 A new radio show is offering listeners insights into the workings of the Libyan parliament at a critical historical moment. IWPR and its partner station Radio Tobruk are producing a series of programmes focusing on the House of Representatives, which relocated to this eastern city in August because of mounting violence in  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 9 - 2014 0 Comment

CAIRO Wed Oct 8, 2014 Egypt will train Libyan forces to fight terrorism and help secure a shared border, the prime ministers of the two states announced in Cairo on Wednesday, stepping up efforts against Islamist insurgents in both countries. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has expressed concerns over militants who have capitalised on the chaos in post-Gaddafi Libya to  [ Read More ]