Culture

George Orwell’s 1984 novel is best-seller again over similarities to Trump’s ruling style

  • 26 January 2017 - 20:12
George Orwell’s 1984 novel is best-seller again over similarities to Trump’s ruling style

CNN - 2017 has been "doubleplusgood" for sales of George Orwell's "1984." The famed dystopian novel of life in a totalitarian state sat at No. 6 on Amazon's bestseller list Tuesday morning. On Monday, too, the book hovered between No. 5 and No. 7 on that same bestseller list, as CNN's Brian...

Libyan archaeologists strike cooperation with Durham University

  • 23 January 2017 - 14:54
Libyan archaeologists strike cooperation with Durham University

The Libyan Archaeology Authority has attended a meeting with representatives from the British Durham University in Tunisia in a bid to strike an agreement on cooperation in the archaeological fields with the university's expertise. The two parties also agreed that Durham University would...

Libyan archaeologists strike cooperation with Durham University

  • 23 January 2017 - 14:48
Libyan archaeologists strike cooperation with Durham University

The Libyan Archaeology Authority has attended a meeting with representatives from the British Durham University in Tunisia in a bid to strike an agreement on cooperation in the archaeological fields with the university's expertise. The two parties also agreed that Durham University would...

Second National Gathering for Creativity kicked off in Tripoli

  • 25 December 2016 - 21:12
Second National Gathering for Creativity kicked off in Tripoli

On Saturday, the Second National Gathering for Creativity was kicked off at the Royal Palace of Tripoli under the logo of (Culture Gathers Us). The gathering saw the participation of a number of art pundits, literature professors and writers as well as artists. The Second National...

Aphrodite sculpture from Libya found in Geneva along other artifacts

  • 3 December 2016 - 13:16
Aphrodite sculpture from Libya found in Geneva along other artifacts

Nine artifacts were confiscated in Switzerland by the Geneva Investigations Bureau, including three sculptures from Libya, Syria and Yemen. One of the stolen artifacts is allegedly a sculpture for Aphrodite - the Greek goddess of love and beauty - looted from Libya while the others were some...

Sorman Cultural and Traditional Festival convenes

  • 20 November 2016 - 11:28
Sorman Cultural and Traditional Festival convenes

The Sorman Cultural and Traditional Festival convened in the city of Sorman on Saturday with the participation of more than 2000 knights along with their horses. The participants of the festival came from western region cities and provinces as well as from the mountain districts, according...

Archaeologists unearthed Bronze Age settlement remains in Iraq

  • 8 November 2016 - 11:39
Archaeologists unearthed Bronze Age settlement remains in Iraq

Sci-News - An international team of archaeologists has uncovered the remains of a large Bronze Age settlement not far from the town of Dohuk in northern Iraq. The settlement was established in about 3000 BC, and was able to flourish for more than 1,200 years, according to the team, led by Prof....

Egyptian National Commission for Museums: Libyan cultural legacy in danger

  • 27 October 2016 - 10:40
Egyptian National Commission for Museums: Libyan cultural legacy in danger

Egyptian National Commission for Museums warned of the selling of Libya’s cultural legacy and antiquities in the world market. In a statement on Wednesday, the Egyptian National Commission for Museums said Libyan archeological sites and museums have been in danger since 2012. It alluded...

Libyans and Iraqis are the most generous in the world, study suggests

  • 25 October 2016 - 18:37
Libyans and Iraqis are the most generous in the world, study suggests

A war-torn state and a country ruled by an oppressive military junta for decades are home to the world's most generous people, research suggests. People in Iraq are the kindest to strangers, while Myanmar's residents give the most away, according to the CAF World Giving Index 2016. In the...

Muslims mark Ashura day on Tuesday, October 11th

  • 10 October 2016 - 19:46
Muslims mark Ashura day on Tuesday, October 11th

On Tuesday, Libyans and all Muslims across the world will be celebrating Ashura, which is a prominent day for all Muslims but one which is also at the heart of the split between Sunni and Shiite Muslims. Ashura means “10” and occurs on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic...