(Al Arabia Net) The formation of a ministerial committee to implement the National General Conference’s resolution to end all illegal armed groups in Benghazi was announced on tuesday. The resolution is similar to the one which rid Tripoli of armed militias. This Committee is chaired by the Minister of higher education Mohamed Abubakar, Minister of […]
(Reuters) – Libya has deported 360 Egyptians who arrived on two flights with forged visas, state news agency Lana said on Sunday.
Ambassador Mohammed Mazen spoke to the Lebanese newspaper an-Nahar who published the article late on Thursday.
(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.
(Reuters) – Libya has burned through $7 billion from its foreign currency reserves to offset the impact of oil strikes, and will have to spend up to $6 billion more this month to keep the country running, the deputy central bank governor said.
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 European Economic Community announced monday that it is creating a unique tourist village under the name “Desert Rose – Historical Village” at the invitation of Libyan officials. “The planned project would be 170 square kilometres along the coast, and will provide jobs for 250,000 employees, mostly from the local market, in addition to investment […]
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy the 35th president of the United States. The JFK library in Boston which archives and preserves items in honor of his memory has some interesting items pertaining to his administrations relationship with Libya. These two documents are letters of thanks addressed to […]
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,