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Saudi female appeared wearing skirt is under investigation

  • 22 July 2017 - 23:27
Saudi female appeared wearing skirt is under investigation

A woman who appeared in videos touring one of Saudi Arabia’s heritage sites dressed in a skirt and crop top is being investigated by the kingdom’s religious police. The woman, who is identified as Khulood, appeared in a series of clips on Snapchat over the weekend at the deserted Ushaqir...

Eastern secondary school final exams troubled by questions leak

  • 20 July 2017 - 13:22
Eastern secondary school final exams troubled by questions leak

The eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thinni that is based in Al-Bayda city said that it had opened thorough investigation into the leaks of exam questions in the subjects of the first day of exam last Tuesday. The deputy education minister of the government, Agoup Abdullah Agoup, said on...

Syrian refugees name their son Justin Trudeau in honour of Canadian PM

  • 16 July 2017 - 13:15
Syrian refugees name their son Justin Trudeau in honour of Canadian PM

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has met a Syrian baby named in his honour by a refugee couple after they resettled in Canada. Afraa Hajj Hammoud and Mohammed Belal fled Syria in 2016 and now call the Canadian city of Calgary home, according to CBC News. When their son was born in May...

Bani Walid says committed to reintegrate terror-linked children into society

  • 11 July 2017 - 22:56
Bani Walid says committed to reintegrate terror-linked children into society

Unicef Libya's representative, Ghassan Khalili has welcomed the decision of Bani Walid municipality to rehabilitate and reintegrate children, who are linked to armed groups, into society in the city. Bani Walid municipality also urged all Libyan counterparts to do the same. Bani Walid...

Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways exempted from laptop bans aboard flights to US

  • 10 July 2017 - 12:15
Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways exempted from laptop bans aboard flights to US

Royal Jordanian and Kuwait Airways are the latest Middle East carriers to be exempted from an in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights to the United States. The Jordanian and Kuwaiti airlines join Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airline, which...

Tripoli beaches are contaminated by sewage, warn municipal officials

  • 8 July 2017 - 21:40
Tripoli beaches are contaminated by sewage, warn municipal officials

Three Libyan capital's municipal councils warned Saturday that the beaches of Hay Al-Andalus, Sooq Al-Jumua and Central Tripoli are contaminated and are harmful for swimming or any other usages. They said that more than 1.300.000 M3 of sewage is directly spilling into the sea water every day,...

US President tweets mock video wrestling a man with his face edited as CNN logo

  • 2 July 2017 - 21:53
US President tweets mock video wrestling a man with his face edited as CNN logo

President Donald Trump stepped up his feud with the media on Sunday by tweeting a mock video of himself tackling and repeatedly striking a man with a CNN logo super-imposed in place of his head, followed by a logo saying "Fraud News Network." The video appeared to be a modified version of a 2007...

Total blackout added to western Libyan region’s misery

  • 1 July 2017 - 12:40
Total blackout added to western Libyan region’s misery

A total blackout descended on the western region in Libya from Ras Ajdair to Sirte in central Libya, said the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) on Friday. GECOL reported an immense demand on power with the soaring heat degrees in the western region and across the country. Heat...

Italian Embassy to start issuing visas for Libyans from Tobruk

  • 28 June 2017 - 11:54
Italian Embassy to start issuing visas for Libyans from Tobruk

The Italian Embassy in Tripoli announced on Tuesday that it will start issuing visas for Libyans in eastern region - in Tobruk. The procedure, the Italian Embassy said, will start on July 09. The announcement, which was made on Twitter, comes with no further details. Italian Embassy...

Syrian dissident denied asylum in US for allegedly holding meeting for terror-linked groups

  • 26 June 2017 - 00:36
Syrian dissident denied asylum in US for allegedly holding meeting for terror-linked groups

A prominent Syrian dissident has been told he cannot get political asylum in the United States because he organized a conference with Syrian opposition groups — even though the American government has supported members of those same groups in the Syrian civil war, The News York Times...