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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 […]

NTC chairman inaugurates Jordan’s Libya field hospital

Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil on Thursday inaugurated Jordan’s field hospital in Benghazi, established recently to provide healthcare to the Libyan people. In his opening address, Abdul Jalil lauded “the distinguished medical care of the Royal Medical Services and the Kingdom’s hospitals”, urging Libyan doctors to benefit from the expertise of […]

S. Korea to send more water engineers to Libya this month

A second batch of South Korean water engineers will leave for Libya later this month to help the war-torn nation restore its water supply services, a Seoul official said Friday. Water is still in short supply and security conditions in Libya have not fully stabilized although the country’s nine-month civil war ended last month with […]

Under Libya: Riches More Precious Than Oil

Libya’s new government may look beyond oil, to water, as it builds a longer-term economic future for the nation’s young population. An enormous geological store of water, the Nubian Aquifer, sits below Libya, Egypt, Chad and Sudan. It may hold as much as 500 years of the Nile’s flow, most of which accumulated during the Pleistocene epoch, as […]