Libya’s official government targets rival forces trying to seize ports

Libya's Nafoura oilfield will resume production on Monday-officials 1

Sunday 21 December, 2014 BENGHAZI – Military planes loyal to Libya’s recognised government attacked on Sunday an opposing force that is seeking to seize the country’s two More...

Libya Islamist-backed government urges foreigners to return to Tripoli

Libya Islamist-backed government urges foreigners to return to Tripoli 1

Sunday 21 December, 2014 TRIPOLI – Libya’s Islamist-backed rival government called Sunday for diplomats and foreign firms to return to Tripoli, pledging to protect them More...

Libyan coast guards hold Egyptian fishing boat

Libyan coast guards hold Egyptian fishing boat 1

Sunday 21 December, 2014 Libyan coast guard forces arrested on Saturday evening an Egyptian fishing boat bearing the name of Alhaj Mohamed within the territorial waters of the More...

Libyan protesters seize eastern oil port as Benghazi toll hits 300 1

Libya’s oil production has fallen “significantly” this week -NOC

Tuesday 16 December, 2014 TRIPOLI – Libya’s oil production has fallen “significantly” this week after the two biggest oil ports, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, halted operations More...

Libya’s budget income falls sharply as oil plunges -central bank

Monday 08 December, 2014 TRIPOLI – Libya’s budget income fell to around $15 billion in the period from January to November from $45 billion a year before, the central bank More...

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014 1

Tripoli Food & Pack Show is a premier trade fair for food and food techonologies and packaging machinery industry in More...

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014 1

Libya Energy, International exhibition on energy generation and conservation, to showcase the progress made, deliberate More...

Lebanon says it needs French helicopters quickly to fight jihadis 1 Lebanon says it needs French helicopters quickly to fight jihadis

Sunday 21 December, 2014 PARIS – Lebanon hopes France will deliver helicopters to its army faster...

Yazidis cheer Kurds on Iraqi mountain for breaking Islamic State siege 1 Yazidis cheer Kurds on Iraqi mountain for breaking Islamic State siege

Sunday 21 December, 2014 SINJAR MOUNTAIN, Iraq- Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept...

Egypt allows in travelers from Gaza for first time since October 1 Egypt allows in travelers from Gaza for first time since October

Sunday 21 December, 2014 GAZA – Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming...

Villarreal climb after seventh straight win

Jonathan Dos Santos Ramirez (left) scored the opener for Villareal in their 3-0 victory over Deportivo. AFP

Sunday 21 December, 2014 MADRID – Villarreal registered their seventh consecutive win in all competitions More...

New sports stars to watch for in 2015

Saturday 20 December, 2014 PARIS – AFP Sports writers make their picks of who will be the new names to watch..

Morgan at the double as England beat Australia

Saturday 29 November, 2014 Ben Morgan scored two tries as England beat Australia 26-17 at Twickenham on Saturday less than a..

US-Cuba relations: Live Report

Cubans watch President Raul Castro on TV while he addresses the country, on December 17, 2014. AFP

Thursday 18 December, 2014 WASHINGTON – 20:06 GMT – AFP is closing its Live Report on the historic policy More...

Pakistan school attack: LIVE REPORT

Tuesday 16 December, 2014 Islamabad (AFP) – 12:15 GMT – ‘Psychological impact’ – Talat Masood, a retired general and security analyst,..

GOWDY: BENGHAZI PROBE NEEDED TO BOOST US SECURITY

Wednesday 10 December, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi,..

Even mild heart disease puts diabetic patients at risk

Even mild heart disease puts diabetic patients at risk 1 Monday 15 December, 2014 A large-scale study involving 40,000 patients from 17 centres around the world has found that diabetic patients..
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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Ramadan

Saturday, June 28, 2014 The Muslim observance of Ramadan begins this evening and ends a month later on Monday, July 28...
Libyan security forces stand guard outside the supreme court in Tripoli on November 5, 2014 (photo by Mahmud Turkia/AFP/File)

Turkish envoy to Libya urges general elections as cure for crisis

Thursday 20 November, 2014 Emrullah Isler, the Turkish Special Envoy for Libya claims the political crisis in Libya can be overcome..
A Liberian health worker holding a baby infected with the Ebola virus at the NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia on October 18, 2014. AFP

Up to one million facing hunger in Ebola-hit countries: UN

Wednesday 17 December, 2014 PARIS – Border closures, quarantines and crop losses in West African nations battling the Ebola virus could..

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