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Archive for February 25th, 2013

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Monday 25th February 2013  Former Polish Premier Jerzy Buzek, met today, Monday, with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan to discuss Libya’s democratic transition and help that the international community as well as the European Union could provide on building democratic institutions. Buzak, who between 2009 and January last year served as President of the European Parliament and is still a MEP,  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  A very different Benghazi to all the international media reports about insecurity in the city has just been on show. The 3rd Arab Screen Independent Film Festival (ASIFF), which ended yesterday, Saturday, has, in the view of everyone who was involved in it or who attended, been a remarkable success. Every day throughout the festival, there was a  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 A team from an American museum has discovered exciting new fossils at the Zallah oasis, including Africa’s oldest carnivore, a predecessor to the modern-day lion. “We found a wonderful new location, unknown to scholars, that offers us a unique window on the past,” American palaeontologist Christopher Beard told USA Today. Ignoring the current US government warning against all  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 The Libyan coastguard has seized some 30,000 kilograms of drugs, on a boat off the Libyan coast. A spokesman from the Navy, Ayub Gacem, said that the Libyan-flagged boat, Bab Bahr, was boarded by the authorities some 60 kilometres northeast of the Bouri oil field, according to Libyan news agency LANA. Five people were arrested on board, a  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 In a press conference yesterday, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan confirmed that the computerized system and data base of the thuwar (militiamen) was now ready and that the stalled payments could now be resumed. The Prime Minister was referring to payments to ex-fighters that had started during the time of his predecessor Prime Minister Al-Kib and which had to  [ Read More ]

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February 2013   The guests at the reception organised by London’s Libyan embassy at the Intercontinental Hotel on the 2nd anniversary of the February 17 Revolution were upbeat about the revolution’s achievements and predicted a bright future for the country. After the Libyan National Anthem was played the ambassador Mahmud Mohammed Nacua, made a short speech in Arabic and English  [ Read More ]