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Friday, 16 May, 2008, 12:3 ( 10:3 GMT )
The Big Camel Painting Competition
Under the auspices of the GPC for Education and H. E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Bernd Westphal, the German School in Tripoli launched "The Big Camel Painting Competition" and provided various facilities for children to carry out their part in the competition.
Al-Nasr Woods Opened to the Public
I was happy to see that the old high perimeter walls surrounding the Al Nasr Woods (Ghabat Al Nasr) were removed over the last few weeks to be replaced by half-height walls with metal railings. As a result of the woods becoming more transparent and inviting. I was tempted to take a jog within them recently for the very first time.
South African Embassy Celebrates Freedom Day in Tripoli
The Embassy of Republic of South Africa to the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya hosted its 14th Freedom Day celebrations on 27 April 2008.
Libyan Lady Honored at AIMS 2008 Summit in Tunisia
The African International Media Summit 2008 honored Libya's Nadia Murabet as a true example of the kind of extraordinary professionals in the African Diaspora community whose hearts and minds are focused on uplifting Africa and Africa's image worldwide.
Archaeologist: Libyans Should Make More Effort to Preserve Their Archaeological Wealth
There is an urgent need to protect Libya's world-class heritage assets by supporting the rapid expansion of the Department of Antiquities, with new resources and manpower to become a more effective custodian and curator of Libyan heritage, the chairman of the Society for Libyan Studies of London and Director of Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Dr. Paul Bennet told a large audience who listened attentively to his lecture on Thursday 24 April which took place at the Academy of Graduate Studies.
Bahrain Parliament Seeks to Stop Haifa Wehbe from Performing
Bahrain's Islamist-dominated parliament on Tuesday approved an urgent motion asking the government to ban a performance by Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe, known for her sexy looks and revealing outfits.
Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel Bring Smile to Orphans on Child Day
In an extended celebration of the World Child Day, Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel together with other sponsors hosted more than sixty children from Dar Tifl Orphanage Centre on Saturday from 1 o'clock to 4 o'clock pm.
Denmark has world's best IT networked economy
Denmark is better placed than any other country to benefit economically from new information and communications technology, according to a survey published on Wednesday by the World Economic Forum.
Christie's Unveils Results of First Ever Art Survey in the Middle East
As part of its ongoing commitment to further developing the arts environment in the Middle East, Christie's, the world's leading art business, has published new data on the market in the region.
Arab Journalism Awards Enters Agreement MRAMF
The General Secretariat of the Arab Journalism Awards today announced it has entered into an agreement with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation to honor the 'Media Personality of the Year' award, for outstanding contribution to the print media.
First Attempts to Chart Central Parts of the Afrcan Continent
Libya: Archaeology and Civilisation (Part 30)

Gordon Alexander Laing had to face a lot of problems before emerging as the first explorer from Europe to reach Timbuktu. In fact, in his letters he spoke about some of the problems he had to face to his health and from attacks on his caravan that left him wounded.
...And How Uncle Sam Does Inspire Ami Arabi
By Sondos Algatit
Stupidity seems a strange trait to associate with the world's sole superpower, but as the adage has it, with power comes responsibility, so the United States is currently blamed for everything from the state of the global economy to fears about the environment.
Laing: Left from Tripoli to Become First European to Reach Timbuktu
Libya: Archaeology and Civilisation (Part 29)

The report by Captain Hugh Clapperton and Major Dixon Debham was immensely comprehensive, and it continued to shed further light on the customs of Africa at that time, particularly in relation to local traditions.
Badla Arbiya
By Sondos Elqutait
Literally Badla Arbiya means "Arab Suit", which seems a curiously self-referential term, but like the similar "Raqs Sharqi" – the Arabic term that translates as eastern dancing, as opposed to the west’s inaccurately descriptive belly-dancing - is probably most significant in recording the fact that the 'native' is no longer the default.
Guitar Concert
The Embassy of Canada, would like to invite you to a concert by the Canadian guitarist Ms Isabelle Héroux, on Thursday February 28, 2008 at 19:00 hrs, at the Assaraya Alhambra theatre.
 
 
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Centuries ago, the vast country of Libya proved to be very ‘fertile’ land for a great number of explorers, scientists and travellers, and after the expeditions mentioned in the last article, particularly by Dr Joseph Ritchie and Captain Francis Lyon, others followed during the years 1821 and 1822. Foremost of these was that led by Frederick William Beechey, artist, explorer, hydrographer, and author whose expedition is recorded as one of the more rewarding at that period in time.
 
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