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Libya: Over a 100 Surgeons to Hone Skills

More than 100 surgeons will enhance their skills treating gunshot- and blast-wounded patients in a seminar that will be held at the Abu Salim Hospital in Tripoli December 12 to 14. The training is being co-organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Libya’s Ministry of Health. Aziz El Bakush, the director […]

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Durban climate talks: day eight diary

Libyan geoengineering plans South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is here sitting next to the Vatican, and so is the new Libyan transitional government, with six delegates. Libya is wildly ambitious and clearly already trying to revolutionise thinking on climate change and science. It plans a monster geoengineering project that would not just cool the […]

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Jordan eyes key role in reconstruction of Libya

Jordan is interested to have a key role in the reconstruction of Libya, Industry and Trade Minister Sami Gammoh told reporters on Thursday. The Jordanian private sector can offer services and assistance in the fields of health, pharmaceuticals, food industries, education and universities, the minister said, indicating that Jordanian construction firms have the capabilities to […]

Korean Experts to Help Normalise Libya’s Water Supply

Eight Korean engineers arrived in Tripoli on Wednesday, to help Libya to recover the water supply after the facilities and equipment were damaged and looted during the eight-month long of the conflict that ousted former leader Muammar Al Qathafi from power. The Korean experts been sent to Libya on the request of former interim prime […]

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Libyan Women Want a Say in Running the New Libya

Libyan women want more say in running post-Al Qathafi Libya and suggest that a new government in Libya should ensure the participation of both sexes in political action giving a minimum of 40% for each, with the requirement of capability. Participation in government was one of the main recommendations by the first-ever International Women’s Conference […]

Revolution offers chance for Libyan archaeology

Archaeology in Libya finally has a chance to flower. Research into and conservation of the country’s rich cultural heritage could expand in the wake of this year’s revolution, after decades of neglect by the Gaddafi regime, say scientists. But political and security uncertainties look set to delay the return of the foreign archaeologists needed to […]