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Libyan minister promises streamlined procedures for Egypt expats

Libyan Labour Minister Mustafa Al-Regbany, currently on an official visit to Egypt, has promised to “give priority” to Egyptian workers wishing to work in the North African nation. In a press statement released following a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzouri, Al-Regbany said he had agreed to streamline procedures for Egyptians hoping to obtain […]

Women and youth vital to Libya's future: Pelosi

Libya must invest in education and include youth and women on the road to democracy, US congressional minority leader Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday during a visit to Tripoli. "Of special interest to us is the role that women and young people have played, are playing, and hopefully will play in the brilliant new democracy […]

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More men unemployed than women in Libya: report

Libya is the only Arab country where there are more unemployed men than women, a report by the Arab League showed. Unemployment for women in Libya stands at 18 percent while for men the figure is 21 percent. Libya stands out from other Arab nations where women unemployment is higher than men. The report, based […]

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China pulls workers from Syria, seeks Libya compensation

China is bringing workers home from Syria, its commerce minister said on Wednesday, in an apparent attempt to avoid a repeat of last year's eleventh-hour rescue of Chinese nationals from Libya when violence engulfed that country. Only about 100 Chinese workers will be left behind to guard work camps and equipment, the minister, Chen Deming, said. […]

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