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Archive for April 22nd, 2013

Posted by On Apr - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2013  Martyrs’ Square was today the scene of bustling excitement as hundreds of book lovers descended upon Tripoli’s largest ever secondhand book fair, as though it were an oasis in the desert. Live music, from traditional Libyan ensemble Malouf, accompanied this evening’s opening, creating a real festival atmosphere. High-level dignitaries, including Minister of Culture Habib Mohammed Al-Amin, watched the  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2013  Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, already placed under formal investigation in March over claims he received illegal donations from France’s richest woman is now being investigated by prosecutors over allegations that Libya helped fund his successful Presidential election bid in 2007. French news agency AFPM has quoted a judicial source saying that among other issues, the inquiry would look at  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2012  Reconciliation efforts in Libya have brought results today Saturday when Tabu and Awlad Suliamn tribes along others signed a reconciliation accord in Tripoli at ceremony that was attended by the President of the National Congress, the Prime Minister, tribal leaders, Libyan wise men, ministers and foreign diplomats. Sheikh Salem Madi, a leader from Awlad Suliaman tribe, pointed out  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2012  There are plans for Ukrainian specialists to help set up a new opthalmic hospital in Tripoli. These were discussed today at a meeting between Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and GNC President Mohamed Magarief in a meeting with Ukrainian Middle East and North Africa envoy Hanadi Latte. Ukraine’s ambassador in Libya, Mykola Nahorny, told the Libya Herald that some 2,000  [ Read More ]