Libya

November 28, 2012

Injured Libyan fighters were treated in Jordanian hospitals, but Amman says it has yet to receive all the money it is owed
12:02 GMT

Jordanian hospitals are feeling the strain due to the delay in the Libyan government’s payment of patients’ outstanding bills, which exceed JD120 million, a senior official said on Tuesday.

November 25, 2012

fragment from "Farrashyia" by Najla Shawket Fitouri. (photo from the flyer).
09:03 GMT

Libyan artists exhibit their works in London's Arab British Centre until the end of the month.

November 20, 2012

Crescent Petroleum is set to expand its operations in Libya and Lebanon
03:00 GMT

UAE-based Crescent Petroleum is gearing up for expansion in the Iraqi oil and gas sector and a debut into Libya and Lebanon, its chief executive told Reuters.

November 19, 2012

Libya is looking to strengthen ties with Saudi Arabia
06:00 GMT

Dr. Muhammad Al-Muqairef, president of the Libyan National Conference, has expressed his country’s desire to strengthen economic and commercial cooperation with Saudi Arabia.

October 31, 2012

National Assembly
06:40 GMT

Protesters have intruded on Tuesday evening to the hall of the National Assembly when the Libyan Parliament was to approve the new government proposed by Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, leading to the postponement of the vote.

October 21, 2012

Khamis
11:53 GMT

The youngest son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Khamis, was killed Saturday in fighting with government forces in the town of Bani Walid.

October 15, 2012

Libyan prison
18:30 GMT

Some 120 criminal prisoners escaped from Libya's Jedaida prison today in Tripoli

October 7, 2012

Abu Shagour
21:31 GMT

Libyan Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagour was forced to resign Sunday after the Libyan Parliament, the National Assembly, rejected for the second time his cabinet formation.

September 25, 2012

Libya has oil reserves that are waiting for development, but no new contracts are out for tender
13:45 GMT

Significant oil and natural gas discoveries are waiting to be developed in Libya though no new bidding rounds are expected soon, an executive said from Tripoli.

'Libya will inspire the world": Graffiti from Tripoli (courtesy of Sara Fitouri)
11:37 GMT

The leftover from the revolution are still causing chaos in a country struggling for centralized power.

September 24, 2012

Obama had a dream: The infamous speech to the Muslim world delivered from Cairo in 2009 came to represent the new President's 'dream' for a better understanding between America and the Middle East: "I have come here to seek a new beginning between the US & Muslims around the world." Or simply put: Muslims, Americans are not your enemy.
13:28 GMT

Here, we trace the relationship since the Cairo speech that captured the world's imagination and set out the stall for the fresh-faced newly inaugurated President to make friends with Muslims, up until the anti-American riots of September 11, 2012.

September 22, 2012

Benghazi
09:19 GMT

Hundreds of Benghazi residents rebelled Friday against the armed militias who rule the city and managed to attack the main headquarters of the extremist group

September 19, 2012

Lebanon to open up more markets for agricultural exports
11:09 GMT

Lebanon has secured access for apple exports to the Iraqi, Libyan and Egyptian markets, adding that clamping down on pesticide residue and quality packaging were key to opening new markets.

September 13, 2012

Attack
18:56 GMT

Libyan authorities announced Thursday they had arrested suspects in connection with the investigation into the attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

Terry Jones and his preoccupation with Muslim-hating
14:42 GMT

In a surprisingly unsurprising turn of events, the face that angered Muslims from Egypt through Libya and Yemen and everywhere, is that of the notorious Pastor Terry Jones. He is one man very involved, together with the mystery movie-maker, in the dramatic film affair that offended the Prophet Muhammad and in turn, the Muslim faithful.