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Youth leader first Libyan selected for UN cultural exchange in New York

Youth leader first Libyan selected for UN cultural exchange in New York

By Callum Paton. Tripoli, 7 July 2013: One of the leading lights of the national youth movement, Suhib Mabruk, has been been selected as the first Libyan to participate in a joint…

Libyan Desert: rich in natural and human heritage but challenges for protection, preservation and conservation

Libyan Desert: rich in natural and human heritage but challenges for protection, preservation and conservation

By: Mustafa J. Salem.  …

Jebel Al-Haruj: Biggest volcanic field in Libya with heritage and economic value

Jebel Al-Haruj: Biggest volcanic field in Libya with heritage and economic value

Mustafa J. Salem. Tripoli, June 2014: Al-Haruj Al-Aswad or the Black Haruj and Al-Haruj Al-Abyad (the White Haruj) represent the largest volcanic field in Libya. Covering an area of over…

Libyan graffiti artists learn new techniques

Libyan graffiti artists learn new techniques

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 9 June 2014: Graffiti in Libya has become a recognised art form since the revolution, as so many . . .…

Fourth edition of textbook a milestone for Tamazight

Fourth edition of textbook a milestone for Tamazight

By Taziz Hasairi. Tripoli, 1 May 2014: The latest edition of a Tamazight textbook, 15 years in the making, marks another step forward in the preservation of the Amazigh language and culture.…

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 . . .…

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