In May 2009 I wrote an article in The Tripoli Post entitled “Quality in Health Care is Urgently Needed in Libya.” The article attracted much feedback and debate on The Tripoli Post’s website from a number of Libyan doctors residing in Libya and abroad.
Those pesky taxi drivers of Gaza are always circulating rumours. One story that made the rounds during the first Palestinian uprising in 1987 claimed that an Arab army crossed the Sinai desert to save Palestinians from the daily killings and protracted state of siege which caused untold suffering for civilians.
The remaining matches from Day 12 of the Libyan league championship once again favoured defending champions Ittihad. Though they had a hard time to narrowly beat Tersanah, Hilal’s home reversal to Alakhdar not only pushed them down three places into fifth, but enabled Ittihad to widen the gap with the team in second place, now Ahli Benghazi who are currently on a great run, to 10 points.
Meeting at the 29th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania have agreed that they intensify exchange of information with the aim to protect the security of the region.
African academics have called for the setting up of an association of African universities and institutions teaching the Arabic language and Islamic studies on the model of the Union of Arab Universities.
In a major blow to the eight-year American war on Afghanistan, a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at a military base in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing eight Americans, U.S. officials said.
The 1st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Qur'an Reading Competition was held last December 4, 2009 at the Conference Tower, Dhat El-Imad Complex, Tripoli, in conjunction with the celebration of Enid's Adhere and the Wuqufil Arafa (the confirmation of the Hajj pilgrims). The event was organized by a Filipino organization, the Filipino Muslim Consultative Council (FMCC), headed by its Chairman Atty.
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