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Rebyana, the forgotten town

Rebyana, the forgotten town

By Mathieu Galtier. Tripoli, 13 April, 2014: The school director rings the bell but only one teacher is there. Dr Lee examines a child even though he has only Paracetamol to give.…

Local Government Minister Salah Al-Hassi – making a little go a long, long way

Local Government Minister Salah Al-Hassi – making a little go a long, long way

By Ashraf Abul-Wahab. Tripoli, 2 April 2014:  Along with the majority of other government ministries, the Ministry of Local . . .…

Poems and Cities: a tour in western Libya

Poems and Cities: a tour in western Libya

By Rubens Piovano, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute, Tripoli. Tripoli, 28 March 2014:   “The people will be really . . .…

Alexandria Declaration on Women’s rights in Islam

Alexandria Declaration on Women’s rights in Islam

Tripoli, 11 March 2014: During the International conference, “Women’s Issues: Towards a contemporary Islamic Ijtihad “, participants discussed the importance and significance of issuing a declaration that springs from cognitive…

The Lost Oases – Awaynat and Arknu: Early exploration of Eastern Libya and Northern Sudan

The Lost Oases – Awaynat and Arknu:  Early exploration of Eastern Libya and Northern Sudan

By Mustafa J. Salem. February 2014: Ahmed Mohammed Hassanein Bey was an Egyptian graduate of Oxford . . .…

My Vision for Libya – No. 1: Dr Guma El-Gamaty, leader of the Taghyeer Party.

My Vision for Libya – No. 1: Dr Guma El-Gamaty, leader of the Taghyeer Party.

By Michel Cousins. Founded in May 2012, the Taghyeer Party (Party of Change) has no members in the General National . . .…

International Purple Hijab Day against domestic violence, February 13th

International Purple Hijab Day against domestic violence, February 13th

By Voice of Libyan Women Tripoli, 11 February 2014 On February 12, 2009, Aasiya Zubair, a Muslim American co-founder of Bridges TV (a . . .…

Hope for Libya’s threatened historic buildings

Hope for Libya’s threatened historic buildings

By Rubens Piovano. Tripoli, 8 February 2014: Libya’s historic buildings have suffered years of neglect and still lack proper protection, meaning they are . . .…

The man behind the match – a Libya Herald exclusive with football coach Javier Clemente

The man behind the match – a Libya Herald exclusive with football coach Javier Clemente

By Tom Westcott. Tripoli, 6 February 2014: Spanish Manager Javier Clemente, the coach of the national side, and his assistants were responsible for . . .…

What the fighting left behind – a visit to Warshefana

What the fighting left behind – a visit to Warshefana

By Valerie Stocker. Tripoli, 31 January 2014: When reporters visited Warshefana last Friday, 24 January, the area . . .…

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