Stay home or return to Libya? Egyptian workers face grim choice

Egyptian workers prepare to leave Libya in al-Marj city, February 23, 2011. (Photo: Reuters)

Conditions at home are continuing to drive Egyptians abroad, even to strife-torn Libya Friday 21 November, 2014 For many Egyptian migrant workers, chaotic Libya is a release from More...

Afriqiyah Airways operations normalise amid instability

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The airline’s chairman is satisfied with passenger numbers Friday 21 November, 2014 Tripoli: Afriqiyah Airways, the state-owned Libyan carrier based in Tripoli, is seeing More...

France welcomes UN sanctions against Libyan groups

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Friday 21 November, 2014 PARIS- France said on Thursday that it welcomed the decision by the UN Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee to impose sanctions on the Libyan terrorist entities More...

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Libya’s Hariga oil port reopens after protest ends -source

Friday 14 November, 2014 TRIPOLI-Libya’s 120,000 barrel-a-day Hariga oil port has reopened after state security guards ended a protest there over salaries, and a tanker was More...

Libya fails to restart El Sharara oilfield due to blocked pipeline

Thursday 13 November, 2014 Libya on Wednesday abandoned an attempt to restart production at the El Sharara oil field, one of the country’s biggest, after a pipeline blockage, More...

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

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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

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

Islamic State attacks Iraq provincial capital: officials 1 Islamic State attacks Iraq provincial capital: officials

Friday 21 November, 2014 BAGHDAD – Islamic State fighters attacked a government complex in the heart...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry as former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton looks on ahead of key nuclear talks in Vienna, on November 20, 2014. AFP Diplomats scramble to seal Iran nuclear deal

Friday 21 November, 2014 Vienna – US Secretary of State John Kerry and other foreign ministers...

Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies 1 Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies

Thursday 20 November, 2014 CAIRO – Egyptian police on Thursday arrested Mohamed Ali Bishr, one of...

Wawrinka gives Switzerland 1-0 lead in Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka clenches his fist after winning the first match of the Davis Cup final against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, northern France, on November 21, 2014. AFP

Friday 21 November, 2014 LILLE (FRANCE) – Stan Wawrinka gave Switzerland the perfect start to the Davis Cup More...

Hamilton on top after opening Abu Dhabi practice

Friday 21 November, 2014 ABU DHABI – World championship leader Lewis Hamilton emphasised his superiority when he topped the times again..

New Zealand rugby’s young gun Barrett takes No 10

Thursday 20 November, 2014 CARDIFF (UNITED KINGDOM) – New Zealand take on Wales at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on Saturday with no..

European comet landing: Live Report

A giant screen features Andrea Accomazzo (C), Rosetta flight operations director celebrating with European Space Agency scientists after the first-ever landing on a comet (AFP Photo/Daniel Roland)

Wednesday 12 November, 2014 Darmstadt (Germany) – 17:14 GMT – Comet sings – On Thursday, the European More...

Pistorius sentencing: Live Report

Tuesday 21 October, 2014 11:38 GMT – Trump’s fury – Many people are voicing anger on Twitter over the length of..

Police act on Hong Kong protests

Monday 13 October, 2014 07:43 GMT – AFP IS CLOSING ITS LIVE REPORT on Hong Kong protests after a day that..

Need to spread Ayurveda all over the world

Need to spread Ayurveda all over the world 1 Friday 21 November, 2014 There is a need to take India’s age-old Ayurvedic system of medicine to every nation so that..
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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..
Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon infected with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone, arrives at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska on November 15, 2014. AFP

S. Leone doctor with Ebola dies at US hospital

Monday 17 November, 2014 WASHINGTON – A surgeon who was infected with Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone has..

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