15 Jul 2004 - 13 Feb 2021
Thursday, 30 August, 2007, 16:32 ( 14:32 GMT )
The Libyan navy is searching the Mediterranean for 59 African immigrants said to have been cast adrift in a rubber boat from a ship on which they had been robbed.
Libyan Foreign Affairs official says all that is being published in Egyptian newspapers and alleging Libya is expelling Egyptian citizens from country is baseless and that Libya has the documents to prove otherwise.
I must admit that I admire China’s strive and determination to claim its long over- due place as a world economic power. The country has come a long way to be what it is today, and the world has to live with that. However, manufacturing in China seems to be not enjoying the best of times and it is negatively affecting the country’s reputation.
The rule of the Ottoman Turks in Libya (1553-1912) was centralised in Tripoli, where the ruling dynasty was preoccupied with its own internal political intrigue, and filling its coffers from maritime commerce and the slave trade. The rest of the country - the three provinces of Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan - were left to the mercy of Turkish ‘pashas’ who acted as overseers, taxation officials, and judges.
A Maltese delegation that visited Libya for two days said talks with Libyan authorities on immigration issues were "positive" and "cordial".
Next week in Geneva Libya will head a United Nations-convened meeting between 20 nations to begin to lay the groundwork for a global conference on racism in 2009.
Engineering services firm Boustead Singapore said on Wednesday it has won a $197 million contract in Libya to design and build a new township. It will hold a 65 percent interest in the contract.
The top US diplomat David Welch, assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs, early in the week held talks with a Libyan official, focusing on making plans for a possible trip by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Libya later this year. Welch had two days of meetings.
Book Review by Ghazi Gheblawi of A novel by Salih Senoussi
(Dar Al Helal 2002 - Cairo (159 pages)
This is the story of social evolution, it tells us how we came to be what we are now, and why we face the world the way we do. It is the story of Halaq Al Reeh, which can be literally translated as ‘The Wind Valley’, and the people who dwell this mythical land.
It is a fact that Libya is attracting high-level interest from multinational energy companies looking to develop its gas reserves. The attendance of scores of company executives on Wednesday who piled into the ballroom of a London hotel to hear Libyan state oil company executives present details of the country's first gas-only licensing round, due in December is proof enough.
According to a press release issue on Thursday, Hill International, the worldwide construction consulting firm, said that Birdi Tourism Investments Co. has selected Hill as program manager for the Bardiyah Development, a multi-billion-dollar waterfront development program located east of Tobruk, Libya.
Opinion: The Extended Family Part I
By Zainab Al-Arabi
Being part of a very large extended family in Libya (as most Libyans are) can either be an incredibly wonderful life experience, or it can be an extremely suffocating one. It depends on one’s character, personality and individuality. Often, somehow, even life-long neighbours and friends mysteriously become part of the extended family.
African nations have committed enough troops to keep the peace in Darfur so there is no need to involve peacekeepers from outside the continent, the African Union Commission chairman last week.
The American AECOM Technology Corporation announced Wednesday that it has been selected as the primary consultant and program manager by the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB).
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