09 Jun 2004 - 22 Jul 2022
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(MENAFN - Arab News) A long list of people who had purchased or attempted to purchase fake university diplomas in the United States has spurred the Saudi education authorities to launch an investigation into the issue of Saudis and expatriates who may be working in the Kingdom on counterfeit certificates.
Disappearing Tools, Vanishing Vocabulary: Crafts
By Sondos Elgatit
"The hand does not contradict the mishfah", like the similar proverb "the eye does not contradict the needle" is a common saying, used in circumstances where a certain direction is unavoidable, when you must follow a single path, as the hand must follow the path made by the mishfah.
World-renowned desert explorer, Carla Perrotti, whose daring desert explorations have earned her a global following, has gone where few humans have before: into some of the world’s most challenging deserts, alone, recently completed a historic solo walk across the Sahara’s Akakus Tadrark region in Libya.
"In terms of maximizing impact and joining forces to control the epidemic, this merger is an innovative and bold move," said Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director. "This is the sort of consolidation I believe we will see more of in the future across the AIDS sector."
From early hearths to today’s appliance-equipped wonderlands, kitchens have always been at the heart of any home. However, before blenders and supermarkets, and before kitchens were equipped with microwaves and refrigerators, food preparation was a time-consuming process, requiring tools that today are unlikely to be seen outside of a museum.
Libyan people and Muslims worldwide celebrated Tuesday night the anniversary of the Night of Al-Isra in which Allah the Almighty carried by night the Seal of His Prophets, Muhammad Ben Abdullah, peace be upon him, from the Inviolable Place of Worship (Mecca) to the Far Distant Place of Worship (al-Aqsa Mosque).
The Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) will provide a variety of unique cultural activities during the coming sports gala in August.
Paradox of an Unknown Paradise
By Sondos Elgatit
Libya, it has often been said, is one of the least-visited places in the Mediterranean. Yet it is precisely this unknown quality which has increasingly been touted as one of its greatest attractions.
On 12 June, the Philippines celebrated its 110th Independence Day by reflecting on important historical events that changed the way it looked to the world and the world into it, including how Libya became diplomatically involved in solving some of its problems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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