Libya - Level 4: Do Not Travel
Do not travel to Libya due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict
Officially known as the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Libya has a developing economy. Islamic ideals and beliefs provide the conservative foundation of the country's customs, laws, and practices. Tourist facilities are becomingmore available but are still not widespread throughout the country.
\'We respect teachers, captors told us\': Story of a Libya hostage
If their religion was initially the reason they were taken hostage in Libya, it was their profession that helped regain their freedom. Two of four university professionals kidnapped by the Islamic ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:28:00 GMT
Analysis: ?The heartbroken march on?: The uprisings are not over
The beginning of the MENA?s decade of uprisings unfolded in a similar way. Looking back, we can pinpoint Mohammed Bouazizi, the impoverished and humiliated fruit-seller who self-immolated in Tunisia, ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jan 2021 01:23:00 GMT
Mideast Mothers Count Days To Biden, Visas To See Children
"I'm counting the days until I get my next visa," Idriss told AFP, sitting in her comfortable Damascus living room, surrounded by pictures of her far-flung children and late husband. Syrian Dahouk ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:44:00 GMT
Tunisia urges monitor of Libya?s ceasefire
The former English teacher founded... UNITED NATIONS: Tunisia, the current president of the United Nations Security Council, called Monday (Tuesday in Manila) for a resolution sending international ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Jan 2021 08:07:00 GMT
A Decade After the Arab Spring, These Activists Are Finding New Ways to Fight for Progress
The Arab Spring began in Tunisia, where 28 days of protests ended 24 years of a dictator?s rule. The next day, Jan. 15, 2011, students in Yemen called for demonstrations against the strongman there. A ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Jan 2021 04:34:00 GMT
Tunisian border traders, smugglers struggle to survive amid COVID
Strict coronavirus restrictions have hit vital border trade in southeast Tunisia hard, triggering an exodus to Europe.
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Jan 2021 07:00:00 GMT
UNICEF Welcomes the Phased Reopening of Schools in Libya
But above all, we would like to salute the resilience and commitment of the children to continue learning?, said Mr. Abdulkadir Musse, the UNICEF Libya Special Representative. ?UNICEF ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Jan 2021 07:36:00 GMT
Heirs of the Arab Spring
The Arab Spring began in Tunisia, where 28 days of protests ended 24 years of a dictator's rule. The next day, Jan. 15, 2011, students in Yemen called for demonstrations against the strongman there. A ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:09:00 GMT
Ksenia Svetlova recounts covering historic events from Syria, Libya
Russian journalist?s eyewitness account of the demise of Jewish communities and rise of terrorism in the Middle East.
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:51:00 GMT
Libya: Top Egyptian officials visit Tripoli for first time in years
Libya has been in a state of turmoil since 2011 A delegation of Egyptian diplomats and intelligence officials visited the Libyan capital on Sunday. Headed by Ayman Badea, the deputy chief of the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Dec 2020 11:03:00 GMT
Oil shortage fears prompt Libya petrol queues
"It is a nightmare that is haunting the people of Tripoli," said Salema Gheryani, a 30-year-old teacher ... Most oil companies operating in Libya, including France's Total and China's CNPC ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
Middle East mothers count days to Biden, visas to see children
Syrian mother Dahouk Idriss says she can't wait for US President-elect Joe Biden to be inaugurated Wednesday, so she can finally visit her son for the first time in four ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jan 2021 02:43:00 GMT