Cultural salon in London: National integrity of Arab Jews

A cultural salon took place in London on July 21 and revolved around the national integrity of Arab Jews and their integration to their countries from which they were forced out. The Chairman of the Libyan Jews Union, Raphael Luzon…

Tunisians jailed for not fasting in Ramadan

A leading rights group has condemned the imprisonment of a man in Tunisia for smoking a cigarette in public during the dawn-to-dusk Muslim fast. A court in north-western Bizerte town sentenced the man to one month in jail for "public…

School gallery in Tripoli’s Sooq Al-Jumua district

On Tuesday, Sooq Al-Jumua school in Tripoli held a traditional and cultural gallery for artworks done by the students and a number of teachers. The gallery came to celebrate the end of the school year in the presence of the district…

Tripoli hosts university-organised book gallery

The Tripoli Media team has held a book gallery in coordination with "Libya Reads Campaign." on Sunday at the Tripoli University's Sciences Faculty. Five publishing houses took part in the gallery, according to the organisers.…

Libyan poets celebrate World Poetry Day in Tripoli

Many Libyan poets will take part on Tuesday evening in an open salon for poetry at the Hassan Al-Faqeeh Salon, Tripoli Old Town. The event will be organised by the Libyan Literary and Artistic Commission and will kick off with many…

Turkey lifts ban on headscarf for female army officers

BBC - A ban on female army officers in Turkey wearing the Muslim headscarf has been lifted by the government. The military is the last Turkish institution to see the ban removed. It has long been seen as the guardian of Turkey's…

Archaeologists discover new Dead Sea scrolls cave

Archaeologists have found a cave that once housed Dead Sea scrolls in a cliff in the Judean desert - the first such discovery in over 60 years. Israel's Hebrew University said the ancient parchments were missing from the cave, and…

World Hijab Day celebrated by many non-Muslim women

Campaigners behind World Hijab Day (February 1) are urging non-Muslims to wear the Islamic headscarf to show solidarity and help fight ‘bigotry, discrimination, and prejudice’. Hijab A common form of headscarf worn by Muslim women…

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