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Archive for May 24th, 2013

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May 2013  The Central Bank has chosen Benghazi for next month’s launch of the new LD 50 note, which carries on one side, a picture of the city’s Italian lighthouse. The Qaddafi-era LD 50 notes were withdrawn in February 2012, not because they bore a picture of the late dictator in a pair of sunglasses, said Central Bank officials at  [ Read More ]

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May 2013  Eight months after the Benghazi murder of US ambassador Chris Stevens and three colleagues in the assault on the American consulate, a new US ambassador has been endorsed .by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Though her new role is still subject to formal confirmation by the full senate, President Obama’s choice this March, of Deborah Kay Jones for  [ Read More ]

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May 2013  Forest fires in Cyrenainca’s Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountains) are now under “total” control, thanks in part to Italian firefighting planes, according to the government. The fires broke out yesterday in different areas of the Jebel – at Lathron east of Sousa, Wasita west of Beida, as well as between Sousa and Labraq. According to Ayad Abdulhafiz of Shahat (Cyrene) firefighters, the fires that  [ Read More ]

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Friday 24th May 2013  The General National Congress announced on 22 May that it would accept applications for the post of the Chief of Staff of the Libyan army and that all those who meet the requirements were welcome to do so. The new Chief of Staff to be elected will replace the outgoing General Yousef El-Manghoush who has been  [ Read More ]