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EU Commends Libya for Commitment to Democratic Values

The Head of the EU Election Assessment Team to Libya, Mr. Alexander Lambsdorff (pictured), has presented the EU Election Assessment Team’s Final report on the election of the General National Congress in Libya that took place on 7 July 2012. The Final report includes the EU Election Assessment Team’s (EU EAT) findings along with 39 […]

Libya Summit to Explore Newer Avenues, Novel Strategies

Advertising Feature After obtaining freedom and democracy in their country, Libyans are now on the road to progression and prosperity. Libya already offers a wide range of opportunities to businesses and with this step; it has generated the potential to become a stable and thriving economy. Fleming Gulf Conferences has organized The Libya Summit which […]

Rand Paul Persists in Effort to Cut Aid to Libya

US Senator Rand Paul (pictured) believes the majority of the public supports his effort to cut foreign aid to Libya, he said on Friday during a visit to Northern Kentucky. Paul’s super PAC, Reinventing a New Direction, or RANDPAC, has aired TV spots against three Democratic senators criticizing their votes for foreign aid. Paul said […]

BCCI Chairman Meets Libyan Charge d’Affaires

The chairman of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Dr. Essam Abdullah Fakhroo, has met with the Libyan charge d’Affaires, Mr. Mohammed Khalifa Al-Akroot, to discuss economic cooperation between the two countries. Dr. Fakhroo said the Bahraini private sector welcomes various economic development projects with the Republic of Libya and the formation of […]

Challenges Ahead for Libya’s new Democracy

It’s been a year since Gaddafi’s death and the collapse of his regime, and now the nascent democracy faces its own challenges. Security has improved in the capital and people are enjoying life, but not all of Libya is stable and not all former rebels have disarmed. Al Jazeera’s Omar Al Saleh speaks to people […]

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Ghadaffi’s Former Barracks Turned into Waste Dump

Before the Libyan revolution, Bab al-Azizia, or The Splendid Gate, served as the military barracks and compound of ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi in the southern suburbs of the capital Tripoli. One year after his death, the six-square-kilometre complex has become a landfill infested with mice and rats: (Source: AFP)

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Libyan Oil Boosts Germany’s BASF

Libyan oil will help Germany’s BASF to meet its profit target this year, offsetting a downturn in its main industrial chemicals and plastics business. The world’s largest chemical maker said in its third quarter results: “After the suspension of production in Libya from February to October of the previous year, it was possible to continuously […]

Husni Bey to bring Monoprix to Libya

The Tunisian company Société Nouvelle Maison de la Ville de Tunis (SNMVT Monoprix), has reportedly signed a partnership agreement with Libya’s HB Group to open 30 Monoprix stores in Libya. HB Group, which is said to be the largest private holding company and largest private employer in Libya, is headed by well-known Libyan businessman Husni […]