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Opinion: Libyan doctors’ ‘Brain Drain’ – New Research
By Sami Zaptia
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.
Opinion: On Gaza Drivers, Rumours and Egypt’s Steel Wall
By Ramzy Baroud
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.
 Libyan Football Championship: Ahli Benghazi leapfrog into Second Place while Ittihad Increase Lead to 10 points 
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.
 Russia to Send Spacecraft to Attack Asteroid 
Russia's space agency chief said Wednesday a spacecraft may be dispatched to knock a large asteroid off course and reduce the chances of earth impact.
 AMU Moves to Establish Investment Bank, Maghreb Economic Group 
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 Call for Setting Up of Arabic-teaching institutions 
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.
 8 Americans Die in Afghanistan Attack 
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.
 Share Opportunities for Foreign Investors could Transform Libya's Economy 
The opening up of Libya's stock exchange to foreign investors marks the beginning of an era which will bring rapid developments in the country.
 First Asean Qur'an Reading Competition held in Tripoli 
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.
 Japan unveils growth plan for next decade 
Japan's Prime Minister, faced with fading support as the country struggles to maintain its fledgling economic recovery, Wednesday outlined a new set of measures to spur growth over the next decade.
 35 Killed, 128 Seriously Injured in 242 Car Accidents in Libya in One Week 
During the period between 12 and 18 December 2009, Libya suffered 242 car accidents around the country.
 Mild Earthquake Hits NW Misurata 
An earthquake registering a magnitude of 4.8 struck just off the Libyan coast, in a location approximately 32km northwest the city of Misurata.
 Cuban President Raul Castro Receives National Security Adviser 
Cuban President Raul Castro received Libyan National Security Adviser Dr. Muatasim Gaddafi, Monday December 28 in the Cuban capital Havana, who is currently on a visit to Cuba.
 Security situation in Darfur calm 
The security situation in Darfur remains relatively calm but unpredictable.
 Building "Great Green Wall" could Thwart Sahara's spread in Africa 
Senegalese officials are proposing to build a wall of trees that would stretch from Senegal to Djibouti as part of a plan to thwart the southward spread of the Sahara desert.
 Arab states hold half of world's oil 
Proven oil reserves in Arab countries topped 672 billion barrels in 2008, making up 57.7 percent of the world's total reserves, an economic report said.
 US to impose duties on Chinese pipes 
The United States will slap penalty duties on imported Chinese steel pipes targeted for unfair subsidies, officials said Wednesday, heightening trade tensions between the two powers.
 Arab gas exports soar by 54% 
Arab gas exports have jumped by more than 54 per cent over the past four years and the bulk of the increase has come from Qatar, according to official data.
 UAE Banks have Largest Capital in Arab World 
An intensive drive to bolster their financial position has sharply boosted the combined capital of the UAE banks and allowed the country to have the largest banking system in the Arab World, a UAE daily reported while quoting official figures.
 Spain turns to Hollywood to boost tourism 
The film camera swept across the cobbled streets, taking in Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz on a motorcycle as they raced behind a pack of bulls and dozens of men dressed in white with red scarves.
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Libya to Host OPEC Summit in 2012
Libya is to host the OPEC summit for the year 2012 as a result of a decision adopted by the summit on Sunday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.OPEC members will also discuss the dollar issue at the Dec. 5 meeting in Abu Dhabi.
ADCB Awarded “The Bank of the Year” in the Middle East
The award received by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) for its achievements set a clear example to other institutions in the Arab world to do the same with regard to ambitious plans for re-invention, expansion and growth.

COMESA Steps Towards Customs Union
Libya's hard and continued effort to make African countries enter into a meaningful union that can lead the whole continent towards economic development and progress seem to be bring results at least at regional levels.
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