MENA — Three Egyptians died in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Monday when a building partially collapsed. According to Mahmoud El-Zanati, member of the local council in Tripoli, the building’s ground-floor ceiling collapsed, killing Egyptians Mohamed Abdel-Hagiz, Amr Hassan and Mohamed Mohamed El-Hamdy. El-Zanati said that an investigation of the accident has begun. He […]
AP — An Egyptian court has acquitted a top aide of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi of charges of attempted murder. The Cairo Criminal Court issued the verdict Monday in the case against Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam. The charges stem from an exchange of gunfire with Egyptian security forces outside al-Dam’s Cairo home in March 2012. […]
(Reuters) – A U.N. nuclear team will visit Libya this month to assess the safety of thousands of barrels of milled uranium – known as yellowcake – amid concerns about the country’s deteriorating security situation, a U.N. official said on Monday. “With respect to yellowcake, we have received information indicating that 6,400 barrels are stored in a […]
(Saba) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Libya has affirmed that the release of three Libyan prisoners by Yemeni authorities will have a positive impact in the march of relations between the two brotherly countries.
(Reuters) Libya has lost more than $7 billion and faces new competition from Algeria and Nigeria in oil markets due to strikes at oilfields and ports drying up exports, Oil Minister Abdelbari al-Arusi said on Saturday.
(Reuters) – Libya hopes to reopen all its oil ports on Dec. 10 and resume full production about a week later after the Libyan army threatened to use force against armed protesters.
While going through films where Libya was part of the subject matter, an interesting narrative was forming. Starting in the 1940’s Libya began to appear on the silver screen. The regular cast of Arabian characters like sheiks or ruthless marauders were prominent in those films. When the 1950’s arrived the depictions started to shift. The […]
The Libyan national football team have finished their first football training camp in Tunisia this week in preparation for the African Cup of Nations 2014, beginning in January.
Alex Owumi’s story is a complicated one. The one time phenom grew up in Nigeria, at age 11 he emigrated to the US to join his father who was working in the Boston area. In high school he excelled in basketball and used his skills to receive a scholarship to Alcorn State University. The once […]
Zeidan was kidnapped by security forces his government employ. The story reached global headlines and placed Libyan back in the media spotlight,