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US, Denmark support Local Elections Processes

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 4, the United States Government and the Government of Denmark announced their joint support to strengthen Libya’s electoral processes. The Government of Denmark through the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is contributing Danish Kroner (DKK) 6,540,000 (approximately $1 million USD) to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) […]

US, UK Support De-Mining in Sirte

The US Embassy in Libya and British Embassy in Libya have signed an agreement with DanChurchAid (DCA) to continue a critical demining project in Sirte. The United States will provide $1.5 million to this 16-month project to help the people of Sirte in their efforts to revive their city after Daesh occupation. (Source: US Embassy […]

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program 2019-2020

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program is a scholarship program funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST in countries throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa. The YES program allows high school students the opportunity to study for one academic year in the U.S., where they get the chance […]

Sanctions-Hit Restaurant Changes Name

By John Lee. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has updated its sanctions list to reflect a change in the name of a blacklisted restaurant in Malta. The Scoglitti restaurant in Valletta was hit with sanctions in February due its association with Darren Debono, who is alleged to have […]

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant 2019

The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship (FLTA) is a nine-month fellowship for English teachers or those who are in English as a Second Language teaching training programs. Participants teach Arabic in American colleges, universities, or select high schools, and they may take graduate-level English and American studies courses. The program provides future teachers with the […]

Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are pleased to announce this year’s recruitment for the Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program. The Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program is a MEPI initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa who are from underserved backgrounds. The […]

US Officials meet with Prime Minister al-Sarraj

Chargé d’Affaires Blome and General Waldhauser’s meeting with Libyan Prime Minister al-Sarraj US Chargé d’Affaires Donald Blome and AFRICOM Commander General Thomas Waldhauser have met with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj to discuss the security situation in Tripoli and U.S.-Libya cooperation. The United States expressed its continued support to efforts to achieve lasting stability in […]

US, UN Sanction Militia Leader Ibrahim Jadhran

The United States, in coordination with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, imposed financial sanctions on Libyan militia leader Ibrahim Jadhran. In accordance with today’s UN listing, which was proposed by Libya’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated Jadhran pursuant to […]