2013 May 29 : Libyan Embassy – London
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Archive for May 29th, 2013

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May 2013  The late King Idris was commemorated in the Ethiopian capital Addis Abba this past week in a  celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the predecessor of the African Union (AU). A Libyan delegation attending the celebrations was headed by Deputy Prime Minister Abdelsalam Al-Gadi. It was agreed last January, by AU’s Assembly  [ Read More ]

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May 2013  Mohamed al-Magarief, the elected head of Libya’s parliament, stepped down on Tuesday in compliance with a law passed earlier this month which bars from public office for 10 years anyone who served in a senior position under the rule of Muammer Gaddafi. Mr Magarief was an ambassador to India in 1980 before he defected and joined the opposition, living  [ Read More ]

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May 2013   Libya plans to move the headquarters of its state oil firm to Benghazi, the city that started the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi and now wants greater influence, if a plan to restructure the corporation is approved by the national assembly. Despite about 80 percent of Libya’s oil being located in the east, Gaddafi moved the state oil firm  [ Read More ]

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May 2013  UAE carrier Emirates is to start flying between Tripoli and Dubai, three times a week from 1 September, with a stopover in Malta. This is the second time that the airline has announced the return of flights that were suspended in February 2011. Last August Emirates said it was coming back to Libya with four flights a week  [ Read More ]

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May 2013  Kenya is about to export 2,000 live camels to Libya in the first trade of its kind from East Africa. A Mombasa-based livestock company is keeping the animals on  holding farm near the port before loading them on to a specialised walk-in walk-off vessel, the MV Taiba, according to local newspaper, The Standard. The Kenyan exporter said that after  [ Read More ]