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Sunday, 30 September, 2012, 3:36 ( 1:36 GMT )
Witness Libya
The high-adrenaline, high-risk world of the war-photographer is the slightly shaky focus of Witness: Libya, the first of a quartet of hour-long HBO films devised and executive-produced by Michael Mann.
Libyan in Malta Admits to Breaking Libya Arms Embargo, Given Suspended Jail Term
Libyanin Malta Admits Breaking Libya Arms Embargo, Given Suspended Jail TermA 37-year-old Libyan businessman, Khalil Harrus was on Wednesday handed a two-year jail sentence suspended for two years and fined €8,600 after admitting in a Maltese court in the capital, Valletta, to illegally exporting thousands of shotgun rounds to Libya last August, in violation of UN sanctions.
German Drug Firm Issues Apology for Thalidomide 50 Years Too Late
The German manufacturer of a notorious drug that caused thousands of babies to be born with shortened arms and legs, or no limbs at all, issued its first ever apology Friday 50 years too late, after pulling the drug off the market.
A Libyan Eid
Eid Elfitr is the celebration that occurs after a month of fasting and the translation is the breaking of the fast celebration. The feast itself starts with a very early Eid prayer in the Mosque. Chanting in mosques of (Allahhuakbar Wa Lilah Alhamd) God is great and praise is to Allah will echo all over Libya, indeed all over the Muslim world.
The 10-10-10 philosophy of a Libyan Ramadan
Ramadan is perceived in thirds or ten-day intervals both from a religious point view and a materialistic point of view. Religiously speaking for Muslims the month of Ramadan is thought of as a chance at redemption from a year’s worth of sins.
Ramadan in London: A Microcosm of the Arab World
I love the spiritual side of Ramadan in London,” Houda Mizioudet from Tunisia who is holidaying in London told The Tripoli Post. I don’t like Ramadan in Tunisia. I love the cosmopolitan side of London. You go to different London mosques. In any London mosque you find people from all over the world. It is like a microcosm [of the Muslim world.]
Thriving Libyan Community in North London Enjoys Ramadan
Every Saturday during Ramadan London’s Libyan community has been hiring the Pakistani mosque and community centre in Willesden Green, North London for iftar, prayers and meetings. The young men enjoy a game of table tennis before and after prayers while the older men joked as they sat outside the prayer room on the warm summer evening.
20Th of Ramadan Anniversary of the Conquest of Mecca & Liberation of Tripoli
The 20th of Ramadan is a very important date on the Muslim calendar. It’s a day that commemorates the return of the prophet (PBUH) to Mecca as a conquerer after he and his followers were hounded until they had to escape to Al Madina Almunawra.
Eating Out in Tripoli!
Now that Libya is starting afresh with its new developing system, many new updates pop up everyday when it comes to street life! On my way home from work or classes, I always have the urge to go out and eat, not spend my whole evening cooking and doing dishes afterwards. That gets old after a few nights, plus the food loses its value of taste when you are over exhausted. Some suggestions for when one wants to eat out in Tripoli.
Libyan Women at Ramadan
If we were to picture the Libyan Lifestyle as a human, then the Libyan women would probably be its spine that coordinates every little detail of its being but that is during the rest of the year because in Ramadan Libyan women become, super women.
Preserving Culture in a Changing Libya
As many would acknowledge, in a country in times of rapid change and delicate transitional periods the choices we make now, the quick decisions that may seem to produce unbounded positive effects, will irrevocably effect our future, and only time will tell whether these impacts are for better or for worse.
UNESCO Signs Agreement with Libya on Protection of Cultural Heritage Sites
A few days ago Libya signed a cooperation agreement with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at its headquarters in Paris on the establishment of a programme aimed at protecting the cultural heritage in Libya.
Libyan Children at Ramadan
Ramadan is a magical time for all children because during it, all the rules are broken, bedtimes are changed, waking up late is permitted and play time is extended to include the evenings.
Libyan Men and Ramadan
It’s a standard joke in Libya that on any given Ramadan afternoon you could sell a Libyan man any food stuff. A combination of hunger and idleness will make a man buy all of sorts of useless things, that in normal circumstances they would never even contemplate buying.
Libyan Customs During Ramadan
After breaking your fast by eating three dates, which is followed by the Maghreb (sunset) prayer it is advised that you drink water and have soup to rehydrate your body after the thirst of a whole day without drinking and eating.
 
 
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