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Archive for June 20th, 2013

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June 2013  Nine months after the Benghazi murder of US ambassador Chris Stevens and three colleagues in the assault on the American consulate, the new US ambassador Deborah Kay Jones arrived in Tripoli yesterday. She had earlier told US senators that one of her key tasks would be to ensure that there was sufficient security at US facilities here. Describing the ambassador’s  [ Read More ]

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June 2013 Thursday, the Turkish southern province of Mersin will start hosting the 17th Mediterranean Games 2013, a 10-day regional sports event for 24 countries whose shores overflow into the Mediterranean Sea. Libya is one of the nations represented with a number of athletes in 27 sports disciplines who, between Thursday and the closing ceremony on June 30, will try  [ Read More ]

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June 2013  Libya’s oil output has bounced back to 1.3 million barrels a day, the country’s deputy oil ministry has said. The news comes following last week’s comments by Libya’s National Oil Co. (NOC) that crude oil production – which excludes 60,000 barrels a day of condensates output – had fallen below one million barrels a day amid protests. But  [ Read More ]

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Thursday 20th June 2013 Among the home, school and office furniture on display at the Second International, Furniture, Home Textile, Housewares and Hotel Equipment Exhibition (L.I.F), the Portuguese Jetclass Furniture stand was attracting serious attention. Jetclass certainly catches the eye with the opulence of the bedroom suite exhibited. The suite, with a price tag of over LD 140,000, is the  [ Read More ]

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June 2013  The Libyan Food Expo at Tripoli International Fair was still active yesterday, its third day, with exhibitors welcoming visitors to see and sample products. At the Libyan producers pavilion, Hamid Taher, enthusiastically invited the Libya Herald to taste the “best olive oil in Libya.” The southern producer owns 3,500 olive trees is Sabha, where he picks olives off his farm  [ Read More ]

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June 2013  Libya’s Deputy Minister of Oil, Omar Shakmak, said that he anticipates that Libya will announce the terms of new EPSAs at the beginning of 2014, Reuters reports. Speaking at a conference in London yesterday, Shakmak said that the new terms will not replace existing contracts and that Libya was seeking inputs from its current partners to help improve  [ Read More ]