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Posted by admin On Oct - 22 - 2014 0 Comment
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22 October 2014 – Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon met on Tuesday 21 October2014 in Malta with Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thini. Mr. Leon briefed the Libyan Prime Minister in detail about the dialogue initiative facilitated by the United Nations and launched in Ghadames on 29 September between the Libyan parliamentarians. The Special Representative stressed that  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 22 - 2014 0 Comment
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By Tom Westcott London, 19 October 2014: The works of two Libyan authors imprisoned for ten years under the Qaddafi regime are featured in a collection of short stories focused on prison writing in the Arab world. Stories in translation by Ahmed Al-Faitouri and Guima Bukleb, who were both held between 1978-1988, are in Banipal 50 – the 50th anniversary  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 21 - 2014 0 Comment
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                                                                Council of the European Union                                                   Press office – General Secretariat of the Council                                       [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 20 - 2014 0 Comment
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ]