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( وعود نظام سرت البغاء تتبخر فى الهواء!! ) بقلم : د. جاب الله موسى حسن

تعزية إلى آل القاضي

( أرذل الكتاب: هل كانت تساؤلاته حول قرارات المؤتمر مغرضة؟ (1) ) بقلم : خالد الغول

( كيف تصبح إسلاميا "علمانيا".. في ثلاثة أيام؟ ) بقلم : فرج ابوالعشة

( شريك جامعة كولومبيا في ندوة القذافي له تاريخ شرس ) ترجمة : فدوى صالح بويصير

( نلقانك شين... ؤ رزقي على الله!! ) بقلم : ولد البحر

( العلاقات الليبية السعودية في خطر... ) بقلم : د. الهادي شلوف

( لو دامت لغيرك ما آلت إليك!! ) بقلم : د. جاب الله موسى حسن

( ولا تؤتوا السفهاء أموالكم ) بقلم : مصطفى البركي

( أين الخلل؟ وماهو الحل!؟ ) بقلم : سليم نصر الرقعي

( نقطة... ومن أول السطر ) بقلم : عيسى عبدالقيوم

( طرابلس ) بقلم : سالم محمد

( النفـيـسة ) بقلم : الزواري

Sunday, 30 April, 2006: Scientists from Libya and Italy have released into the sea a satellite tagged turtle to find out where they go. The electronic device was fixed on the turtle's shell to send data via satellite to determine the immigration route of these rare turtles and protect them from extinction. They also aim to study the environmental changes of these creatures such as water and salinity temperatures, and pressure in the deep water. [LJBC]
Sunday, 30 April, 2006: Tunisia are to prepare for the World Cup with a friendly tournament at home against Belarus, Libya and Uruguay. The Tunisia Football Federation announced that the tournament will be played from 30 May to 2 June. The Carthage Eagles are in Group H with Spain, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia for the showpiece event that kicks off on 9 June. [BBC]
Sunday, 30 April, 2006: For 20 years, Theodore Karantsalis has been haunted by one question: What happened to the body of his friend Paul Lorence after his Air Force bomber crashed off the coast of Libya? The Miami-Dade County librarian rewords the question about once a year, then fires off another Freedom of Information Act request to the Pentagon. Meanwhile, in California, Lorence's family has been asking the same question since learning the 31-year-old Air Force captain went down during an April 15, 1986, U.S. strike on two Libyan cities. It was in retaliation for Libya's alleged involvement nine days earlier in the bombing of a West Berlin nightclub that killed two U.S. soldiers. Lorence's family recently made a personal appeal to the Libyan government for information, said the airman's younger stepbrother, Jeff Kruger, a private investigator and retired police detective in Antioch, California. [AP]

New Libyan Web Site : www.sereeb.org

( لجنة العمل الوطني الليبي في المملكة المتحدة ) : دعوة للأعتصام في ذكرى مذبحة بوسليم

( عندما يستغيث المثقف بالقبيلة : عبدالقيوم نموذجا!! ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

( صراع الأنفس : مطالعة في رواية "يزعم بيريرا" (3) ) بقلم : يوسف المجريسي

Saturday, 29 April, 2006: Five Bulgarian nurses accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV have been jailed for too long and should be allowed to return home, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Friday. The nurses, in jail since 1999, are waiting for a new trial to begin on May 11. "We are working with the people of Europe and with the Libyan government. We believe very strongly that the nurses have been too long in captivity," Rice told reporters, after signing a deal to establish three U.S. military bases in Bulgaria. Around 50 of the children have died and the case has fuelled outrage among the families of the victims. [Reuters]
Saturday, 29 April, 2006: Libya is home to some of the world's best preserved archaeological sites, showcasing tales of Roman, Byzantine, and Greek civilisations. This historical wealth is increasingly under threat from looters. Officials in Libya's archaeological department have become frustrated, saying the lack of security is the result of government under-funding. Officially, 90 historical pieces have been stolen since 1988. In reality, the figure is much higher, as most items are stolen from unauthorised excavation sites and even sites uncovered during seismic surveys in the desert by oil companies. "We've been deprived of the necessary funds to improve our systems, which have been archaic for a very long time, outdated, weak, inefficient, understaffed, under-funded and under-developed," Chairman of the department of archaeology Guima Anag (photo) said. [BBC]
Saturday, 29 April, 2006: A US Government report says 11,000 terrorist attacks were carried out in the world last year, killing more than 14,600 people. The annual State Department report says most of the deaths have been in Iraq. The Country Reports on Terrorism 2005 also says the number of suicide attacks has risen in several countries, totalling 360 and causing more than 3,000 of all fatalities across the globe. It says nearly 25,000 people were wounded by terrorists in 2005. Of the total 39,000 killed and wounded, 10,000 to 15,000 were Muslims, most of them in Iraq. Globally, 1,000 children were among the dead ... The US State Department department has retained its list of a half-dozen state sponsors of terrorism: Iran, identified as the "most active" offender, along with Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. [AFP]

تعزية إلى آل بوسنينة     تعزية إلى آل الأخرس     تعزية إلى آل شتوان

( عندما ينهض الفرس وينحط العرب!! ) بقلم : فرج أبوالعشة

( المرأة الليبية.. لقطات لمُشاهـد عابر ) بقلم : أسعد العقيلي

( الإجماع... وإشكالية الفهم!! ) بقلم : د. عبدالحكيم الفيتوري

Friday, 28 April, 2006: Bulgaria hopes to see five nurses accused of infecting Libyan children with HIV freed as talks on aid for the victims' families inch towards closure, a senior diplomat said on Thursday. The nurses saw their sentences overturned last year and are awaiting a new trial that will begin on May 11. Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Feim Chaushev said a meeting this week in London between Bulgaria, Libya, the European Union, United States and Britain, had given him hope the women would be freed. "I see the retrial of the Bulgarian nurses ending by the end of September, but it might well be sooner," Chaushev told journalists in Sofia after returning from the Wednesday meeting. "My optimism is based on ... the results of the talks and the constructive approach of the Libyan side." [Reuters]
Friday, 28 April, 2006: Libya's debt to Bulgaria will not be a pawn for the return of the Bulgarian nurses, Bulgaria's Deputy Foreign Minister Feim Chaushev said at press conference cited by FOCUS News Agency reporter. Yesterday the Deputy Minister took part in the fifth meeting between representatives of the governments of Bulgaria, Libya, Britain and US and the European Commission in relation to the issue of the Libyan children infected with AIDS. Feim Chaushev stressed that Bulgaria should have its contribution to the Benghazi International fund. Greece is giving money, the Czech Republic is also giving its contribution, so why shouldn't Bulgaria also contribute, the Deputy Minister asked. According to him there are no obstacles in the future Libya’s debt to Bulgaria to be redirected to the Fund. [FNA]
Friday, 28 April, 2006: Saad H M Eabaied, a 36-year old from Libya, was sent to three years behind bars and fined Lm 2,000 after that he was found guilty of cannabis possession and trafficking in June 2004. The Libyan pleaded guilty of trying to import [in Malta] 325 grams of cannabis on his return flight from Tripoli on the 16th of June 2004. Eabaied was stopped at the Malta Int'l Airport by the police but immediately informed them that the drugs were someone else's. The Court, presided by Magistrate Giovanni Griscti, said that in its sentence it took into account the fact that the drugs were someone else's and the accused clean police conduct. [Di-Vi]
Friday, 28 April, 2006: A technical fault was to blame for the crash of a cargo plane near the Cameroonian town of Kousseri, in which all six crew died, a Libyan official said. "The aircraft, which had been chartered to a foreign company to transport humanitarian aid, did not succeed in landing at N'Djamena airport because of a technical problem and crashed near the frontier between Cameroon and Chad," a spokesman for Libyan Airlines said, quoted by the official Jana news agency. A Libyan airport official Al-Taher Abouzouz told AFP that the "civilian plane, an Antonov 74, was Ukrainian, as was its crew". [AFP]

Thursday, 27 April, 2006: The trial of Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV virus, which will be open on May 11, won't last more than three months, official sources from Tripoli said, the Arab news network Moheet reported. The case will consist of four court sittings at the most, the sources stated. [FIA]
Thursday, 27 April, 2006: Representatives of the EU, UK, Bulgaria and Libya gathered in London on Wednesday to hold consultations on the case with the five Bulgarian nurses, jailed and sentenced to death in Libya. Deputy Foreign Minister Feim Chaushev represented the Bulgarian side. The participants in the consultations were updated on the latest activities of the International Fund for assisting HIV infected Libyan children, which was set up at the end of 2005. [SNA]
Thursday, 27 April, 2006: "Al-Arab" and world press have this week lost its founder Ahmed Salhin El-Houni. His sudden death has shocked all those who knew him and knew his pioneer newspaper abroad, Al-Arab International. Death surprised Hajj Salhin El-Houni, the founder and chief editor of Al-Arab newspaper at the dawn of last Tuesday in Tunis at the age of 76 years following an emergent illness. May God bless him! By his death, employees at the newspaper have lost a generous father, a faithful friend, and a teacher from whose journalistic and political experience everybody has benefited throughout 50 years of continuous work. [Al-Arab]
Thursday, 27 April, 2006: Sofia is unaware of the plans for transferring the Libyan debt of US$ 53 million to the Int'l Fund for the HIV infected children. Bulgaria and Libya are negotiating the pay of the debt, but these negotiations are not connected to the transfer of the debt to such a fund, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin said commenting on reports in Libyan press. A day earlier "Libya Today" reported that Libya's debt to Bulgaria is to be transferred to the fund along with additional LYD 120 million. On Wednesday Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Feim Chaushev told local Darik radio that Bulgaria might agree with the transfer of the debt. [SNA]
Thursday, 27 April, 2006: A British businessman was named in court in Germany yesterday as a key figure in what has been dubbed the world's worst nuclear proliferation racket, alleged to have helped Libyan attempts to build a nuclear bomb. At the trial in Mannheim in south-west Germany of a businessman accused of nuclear trafficking, the state prosecutor, Peter Lintz, named Peter Griffin, a Briton, as one of a handful of international members of the nuclear network masterminded by the disgraced Pakistani metallurgist, Abdul Qadeer Khan. [Guardian]
Thursday, 27 April, 2006: The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's Consular Service Department and the Embassy in Libya keep in touch with local authorities. The Libyan Civil Aviation Agency has confirmed reports about the crash having claimed the lives of all the six crew members, Ukrainian nationals. The plane crashed at 3:56 a m UTC April 23 (4:56 local time) near the river Chari in the vicinity of Kousseri (Cameroon), when the plane was about to land at the Ndjamena airport. The plane was on a flight from Tripoli to Ndjamena with humanitarian cargos from Libya. [NRCU]

تعزية إلى آل الحفيان

لقطات من مباراة نادي الباروني الليبي ضد فريق الجالية المغـربية

( صراع الأنفس : مطالعة في رواية "يزعم بيريرا" (2) ) بقلم : يوسف المجريسي

( ذكرى "القرضابيّة" وخفاياها (3) ـ الأخيرة ـ ) بقلم : مفتاح السيّد الشريف

( الأحادية فى الفكر السياسي.. لوثة أم خطأ!! ) بقلم : عيسى عبدالقيوم

( إعادة صياغة العالم!!؟؟ ) بقلم : سليم نصر الرقعي

( ملاحظات على محاضرة الدكتورة آمال العبيدي ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

( ما أشبه الليلة بالبارحة!! ) بقلم : د. جاب الله موسى حسن

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (6)

Wednesday, 26 April, 2006: Libya's top official in the U.S. says restoring visa privileges between the two countries would be a major step in improving relations. Speaking to the World Affairs Council of Charlotte, Ali Suleiman Aujali, chief of the Libyan Liaison Office in Washington, D.C., says allowing citizens of both countries to travel back and forth would boost business in the U.S. and Libya. Though restrictions on Libya have eased in recent years, Libya remains on the U.S. State Department's list of countries sponsoring terrorism. While Aujali said he understands why the U.S. is hesitant to grant visas to citizens of Arabic countries following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. has nothing to fear from Libya," Aujali said. [CBJ]
Wednesday, 26 April, 2006: Libya's debt to Bulgaria has been transferred to the International Fund for the HIV infected Libyan children, online edition "Libya Today" reports. Along with the debt of US$ 53 million Tripoli had to transfer LYD 120 million. An anonymous governmental source announced that back in 1999 a meeting on the trial against the Bulgarian nurses was held. Many officials including Libya's ambassador to UK, the executive director of the Qaddafi foundation and Libyan justice and health ministers participated in the meeting. Back then the Libyan officials decided to transfer the sum of LYD 120 million to the Int'l Fund for the AIDS infected children and to transfer the Libyan debt to Bulgaria to the fund as well. [SNA]
Wednesday, 26 April, 2006: The Office of Documentation and Communications and an American company specialised in the implementation of geographical data plans and programmes have signed a co-operation accord to improve government's database in Tripoli. The secretary of the Libyan people's Committee of the general Office of Documentation and Communications, Mohammed Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi signed the accord with the American firm Saturday. [Angop]

تعزية إلى آل امسلـّم

( خيانة الأسلام!!! ) بقلم : فرج أبوالعشة

( آلام دبلن ) قصة قصيرة بقلم : صلاح الحدّاد

( صراع الأنفس : مطالعة في رواية "يزعم بيريرا" (1) ) بقلم : يوسف المجريسي

Tuesday, 25 April, 2006: A conference of the countries of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) to discuss genetically modified seeds, food security and the environment in Africa will be held in Tripoli, sources in the Libyan capital said on Sunday. The meeting is aimed at putting in place a strategy for the industry of seeds in Africa and screening the dangers of the spread of genetically-modified seeds (GMS). . [PANA]

( هزلت وسامها في السوق كل مفلس ) بقلم : مصطفى البركي

( الإتحاد الوطني للإصلاح ) : بيان حول مناورات ودسائس نظام القذافي

( حالة حب ) بقلم : ناجي الفيتوري

Specious Academia or International Politicking!   By: Ghoma

( مختارات من ديوان الوالد والأبناء (1) ) بقلم : محمد رحومة

Monday, 24 April, 2006: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will start a trip to Europe on Monday but her apparently light schedule raises the possibility she could add a surprise stop in the Middle East such as Iraq. Rice has announced she will visit Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria on a Monday-to-Friday trip. Political analysts say Rice could also consider a visit to Libya to reward leader Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi for scrapping weapons of mass destruction programs. [CNN]
Monday, 24 April, 2006: Six people have died after a cargo plane crashed in Cameroon after failing to land at an airport in Ndjamena, capital of neighbouring Chad. The Ukrainian aircraft had been chartered by Libya to fly food and medical aid to Chad. It crashed into a riverbank and exploded as it tried to land. The BBC's Stephanie Hancock at the scene said smouldering wreckage and human remains were scattered across a field outside the capital. [BBC]
Monday, 24 April, 2006: The first session of the Bulgarian nurses in Libya re-trial will be to present the case to the new judges. The nurses' Libyan lawyer Osman Bizanti told Darik radio that under new amendments to Libya's Penal Code the re-trial could take place in other cities but Benghazi. Meanwhile, it was announced that an Easter mass was served in the Tripoli jail for the five Bulgarian nurses. The mass was also attended by Bulgaria's ambassador. [SNA]

( ذكرى "القرضابيّة" وخفاياها (2) ) بقلم : مفتاح السيّد الشريف

( حرب تشاد.. الكارثة الكارثة (1) ) بقلم : د. فتحي الفاضلي

( بنغازي : المدينة التي تبني نفسها من جديد ) بقلم : هشام بن غلبون

( تمنـّيت... ولكن ) شعر : ياسين أبوسيف ياسين

Sunday, 23 April, 2006: Victims of IRA violence have launched a multi-billion pound law suit against Libya in the American courts. They claim Colonel Qadhafi's Libyan regime helped the IRA by supplying them with money, Semtex and other weapons. The lawyer behind the action, Jason McCue, explained the reason for the action in Washington DC. "What we're trying to achieve is to get some justice for these 170 people," McCue said. "The idea of state sponsors of terrorism - the way you deter them from doing it is to hit them in the pocket." [BBC]
Sunday, 23 April, 2006: Libya parliament speaker deputy emphasized that as long as nuclear energy was applied for peaceful purposes, gaining access to it, would be the inalienable right of all nations. "One of the enemy's most important aims is to disintegrate Arabic and Islamic countries in order to destroy their Islamic identity," he said. While recognizing Hamas government as the right choice of the Palestinians, the Libyan official called for all to respect this choice. [ISNA]
Sunday, 23 April, 2006: The Geneva-based Libyan League for Human Rights (LLHR) sent a message to Libyan President Qadhafi, demanding him to form a vocational and independent committee to investigate the bloody events that took place in Benghazi last February. The LLHR said that two full months passed since those bloody and dangerous events occurred, which resulted in the death of tens of Libyans and foreigners. In addition, a number of people had been detained, and the corporation fears that the detainees might be exposed to torture. [Khaleej Times]

تعزية إلى آل رمزي    تعزية إلى آل الخزخاز وآل الشبعان    تعزية إلى آل التايب

FDD: Witnesses Speak Out: Qadhafi's Campaign Against Human Rights

لقطات من ندوة "منبر ليبيا للثقافة" يوم الإربعاء 19 أبريل 2006م

( جمعية الشباب الليبي ) : من أنشطة الجمعية (2)

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (5)

( المذهب الذاتي في نظرية المعرفة (7) ) بقلم : سليمان الشجاع

( حياتـنا الجنسية... ساس البلية؟؟!! ) بقلم : د. ولد البحر

( رسالة مفتوحة إلى من يهمه الأمر ) بقلم : جلال أحمد الوحيشي

Saturday, 22 April, 2006: The five Bulgarian nurses, who have been held in Libya for seven years on charges of deliberately infecting over 400 Libyan children with HIV, will return to homeland by the end of September, Bulgaria's deputy foreign minister Feim Chaushev announced on Friday. The news was broken by the deputy minister in an interview with local Darik radio. Meanwhile, a Libyan local newspaper reported that the first session of the retrial against the nurses will take place on May 11 in Tripoli, instead of in Benghazi over safety concerns. [Xinhua]
Saturday, 22 April, 2006: New Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi has said that he shared Libyan leader Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi`s vision on the necessity to strengthen cooperation between the two states in the interest of the two peoples. Speaking Wednesday in a phone conversation with the Libyan leader, Prodi also highlighted the importance of enhancing cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU). [AND]
Saturday, 22 April, 2006: Libya's public security authorities said on Thursday that they had arrested and deported 990 illegal immigrants attempting to enter Europe through the north African country during the past two weeks, according to reports reaching us from Tripoli. [Xinhua]
Saturday, 22 April, 2006: The U.S. Pentagon released for the first time a list of names and nationalities of 558 "war on terror" detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Scores of the detainees listed have been released or transferred to their home country since the reviews, but about 490 remain imprisoned at the detention center at a US naval base on the southeastern tip of Cuba. Those on the list released Wednesday came from 40 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Europe. The largest number was from Saudi Arabia. Smaller but still sizeable numbers of Libyans, Tunisians, Kuwaitis and Sudanese were among the detainees. [AFP]
Saturday, 22 April, 2006: The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) can't do anything to calm soaring oil prices that hit record highs this week, Libya's top oil official, Shokri Ghanem, told Dow Jones. "It seems the genie is out of the bottle," Ghanem said, referring to the high oil price. "I don't think OPEC can do much because it's producing as much as the market requires," he added upon arriving in the Qatari capital ahead of this weekend's gathering of ministers from oil producing and consuming countries for the Int'l Energy Forum. [Dow Jones]
Saturday, 22 April, 2006: Production of sought-after, low-sulfur crude oil from Libya will climb by almost a fifth within the next four years, the country's new head of oil policy said Friday. Shokri Ghanem, until recently Libya's prime minister, but now chief executive of its National Oil Co., said: "Libya has much potential in terms of discovering and producing more oil." Speaking to reporters ahead of the 10th Int'l Energy Forum in Doha, Qatar, this weekend, Ghanem added: "Of course we can reach the target of 2 million barrels a day (b/d) quickly and certainly within the next few years." and before 2010. Libya's production currently stands at 1.7 million b/d. [Dow Jones]

( إيطاليا والقذافي.. عدوّ ما من صداقته بدّ (6) ـ الأخيرة ـ ) بقلم : مخضرم

( نظرية التطور بين العـلم والدين (6) ـ الأخيرة ـ ) بقلم : أبوذرّ الليبي

( قمة فوق.. مجاعة تحت.. ) بقلم : أسعد العقيلي

Friday, 21 April, 2006: Libyan leader Qadhafi called for allowing Christians and Jews to perform pilgrimage to Mecca, Islam's holiest place. Speaking following prayers with the presidents of Mali, Sierra Leone, Niger, Mauritania and Senegal on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammed's birthday in Timbuktu, Mali, Qadhafi said "Mecca should be a meeting point to all people except heretics and impure". He said that Christians and Jews are not heretics or impure and "believe in God" and should be allowed to go to pilgrimage in Mecca. He challenged Muslim religious leaders to allow US President Bush to enter the main mosque in Mecca and pray there. "If [Muslim leaders] consider him impure, why do they befriend him and eat with him," Qadhafi asked. [AND]
Friday, 21 April, 2006: Salem Falahat, spiritual guide of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan, told UPI on Wednesday, "We are used to President Qadhafi's crazes as he makes edicts as he pleases ... He invited Christians and Jews to enter the grand mosque in Mecca although he knows that such a thing is prohibited by Islamic laws." He argued that Qadhafi might have made such declarations "only to outrage the Saudi authorities due to his country's tense relations with Saudi Arabia". Falahat said that he believes that there are political motives behind issuing the controversial edicts, which contradict religious texts. [Khaleej Times]

ALFA: Conference on the 1951 Constitution    (ألفا) : مؤتمر ألفا الدستوري

( خمس قصص قصيرة جداً (1) ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

( الوطن والمواطنة... بين القبلية والجهوية والعرقية ) بقلم : عبدالمنصف البوري

( الاحتفاء بالمجهول على حساب الواقع ) بقلم : سالم محمد

Thursday, 20 April, 2006: The Libyan government has given its first-ever donation to the World Food Program (WFP) to assist with relief efforts in the Darfur region. The U.N. agency says it will use the $4.5 million contribution to cover the increased costs of jet fuel for food airlifts into Darfur. The WFP has been airlifting food from southern Libya into Darfur for nearly a year. [VOA]
Thursday, 20 April, 2006: The General Secretariat of the Arab Journalists Union started its meeting in Tripoli, Libya, to discuss different reports on the Union's activities. [SANA]
Thursday, 20 April, 2006: Libyan diplomacy has been struggling, for several days, to ease the tension between her neighbours Chad and Sudan following last week's attacks carried out by Sudan-based Chadian rebels of the United Front for Change (FUC). The crisis between Chad and Sudan was on Monday evening at the centre of a phone conversation between Libyan leader Qadhafi and Egyptian President Mubarak. On Monday evening in Tripoli, Qadhafi met with the Sudanese President Omar el Bashir's advisor, Al-Majdhoub Khalifa Ahmed. [Angop]
Thursday, 20 April, 2006: Libya should invest in Malaysia instead of going to Europe as the country has immense prospects for foreign investible funds, Special Envoy of Malaysian Prime Minister Panglima Abdul Kadir Fadzir said in Tripoli Tuesday. He said Malaysia was a good and safe place to invest particularly for long term investment as well as getting good returns. Abdul Kadir, who is on a special tour of duty to promote Malaysia to Arab countries, met several Libyan business leaders from the government and private financial and commercial agencies. [Bernama]

( جمعية الشباب الليبي ) : أهداف الجمعية وطلب لدعم أنشطتها

( جمعية الشباب الليبي ) : من أنشطة الجمعية (1)

( المعارضة البالتوكية (3) ) بقلم : محمد قدري الخوجة

Wednesday, 19 April, 2006: Dr. Shokri Ghanem, Chairman of Libya National Oil Corp. (Libya NOC), will be honored as the recipient of the Petroleum Executive of the Year Award for 2006, it was announced today by Thomas Wallin, President of Energy Intelligence. Ghanem was chosen by his peers in a confidential selection process. He is being honored because of his strong leadership in the revitalization of the Libyan petroleum industry and the expansion of int'l investment activities. The award will be presented to Mr. Ghanem at a special banquet at Claridge's Hotel in London on September 19th, 2006, the centerpiece of the annual Oil & Money Conference, convened by the International Herald Tribune and Energy Intelligence. [Business Wire]
Wednesday, 19 April, 2006: The Chad government yesterday accused neighbouring Sudan of forming a new rebel army to attack the country, but withdrew a threat to expel 200,000 Sudanese refugees. Chadian Foreign Minister Ahmat Allami claimed the Sudanese government was "reforming a new army" to attack Chad. On Sunday, Libya's African Union Minister Ali Abdelsalam al-Traiki met President Idriss Deby Deby. "We gave him the proof that Sudan was implicated" in the attack by rebels belonging to FUC on N'Djamena on Thursday, repelled by loyalist troops, Chadian Foreign Minister Ahmat Allami said. [AFP]

( نحو الموضوعية (3) ) بقلم : د. فتحي خليفة عقوب

( ليبيون يتذكرون ضحايا القذافي في لندن عام 1984م ) تصوير : عمر الهوني

( الإعلام الجماهيرى الجديد... جلال الوحيشى نموذجًا ) بقلم : حسين الفيتوري

( مناقشة كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) (2) ) بقلم : محمد رحومة

( لجنة العمل الوطني على الساحة الأوربية ) : بيان بشأن جريمة القذافي عام 1984م

( الرابطة الليبية لحقوق الإنسان ) : رسالة مفتوحة إلى العقيد معمر القذافي

( وثيقة تعارف ) بقلم : ناجي الفيتوري

Tuesday, 18 April, 2006: Libya's General People's Committee Sunday set up a National Fund for Employment to create job opportunities mainly targeting graduates of universities and vocational training institutes. The Fund will also make loans available to civil servants, particularly those wishing to shift to the private sector or who have lost their jobs. The decree establishing the Fund provides for a monthly allocation to be awarded to job seekers, including new graduates and those who have lost their jobs for administrative or economic reasons. [Angop]
Tuesday, 18 April, 2006: Libyan National Assembly Vice-Speaker Mubarak Abdullah al-Shamekh in Tehran Sunday afternoon voiced Libya's readiness to bolster ties with Iran. His remarks were made at a meeting with Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel on the sidelines of the Third International Conference on Qods and Support for the Rights of the Palestinian People, which wrapped up its work Sunday evening. He also called for establishment of an international organization to spearhead efforts to provide financial support to the Palestinian nation. [IRNA]
Tuesday, 18 April, 2006: A general census of the population for the year 2006 has kicked off across Libya and will continue until the first week of May, a source at the General Office of Documentation and Communications disclosed. The source told journalists that the exercise started at the weekend and involves some 11,000 enumerators and other census workers who underwent a training session prior to deployment in the field for accurate data collection. [Angop]
Tuesday, 18 April, 2006: Secretary of the General People's Committee met Sunday morning in Tripoli, the American Congress delegation from the House of Representative and the Senate representing both Republican and Democratic Parties. During this meeting, the relationships between Libya and the United States and the means to promote and consolidate mutual cooperation in several fields specially in oil, gas and tourism, were under discussion. [LJBC]

لقطات من مباراة نادي الباروني الليبي ـ مانشستر ضد الفريق الصومالي

( ذكرى "القرضابيّة" وخفاياها (1) ) بقلم : مفتاح السيّد الشريف

( 7 أبريل : أوهام (كربلاء) ليبية!! ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

Monday, 17 April, 2006: The U.N.-backed Special Court in Sierra Leone stands ready to prosecute the former president of Liberia. Charles Taylor is the first African head of state to face war crimes charges in an int'l court. In the 1980s, Taylor was the chief procurement officer in the brutal regime of dictator Samuel Doe. After seizing power with the aid of a U.S.-trained army in 1980, Doe proceeded to terrorize the people of Liberia. Meanwhile, the Reagan administration collaborated with Doe in covert activities against its enemy of that day, Libya's Qadhafi. Taylor, while on a trip in the U.S., was arrested for absconding with monies from the Liberian government. However, in a Houdini-like move, he escaped from prison in 1986. In 1989, he re-emerged to launch a coup in Liberia, throwing the country into 15 years of chaos and conflict. [CCT]

( لجنة العمل الوطني على الساحة الأوربية ) : بيان حول الأعتداء الأمريكي..

( الفجر ) : خطوط عريضة في منهج "الجماعة الأسلامية المقاتلة" (7)

( حكومات "الكوكاكولا" ) أعدّها للنشر : بن جوّاد

( 5 نصوص متسكـّعة ) بقلم : سالم محمد

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (4)

( السيرة النبوية (14) ) بقلم : د. علي محمد الصلابي

( الصدر.. والانتفاضة.. والانتخابات.. ) بقلم : علي يوسف زيو

( حقيقة صعاليك الإدارة الأمريكية ) بقلم : عاشور نصر الورفلي

Sunday, 16 April, 2006: Libya today marked the 20th anniversary of a US bombing raid that killed an estimated 40 people by renewing a demand that Washington apologise and pay compensation. A statement by the official news agency JANA also repeated a call that relations between the two countries, now undergoing a gradual rapprochement after years of turmoil, be conducted on an equal footing and without violence. Former US President Reagan ordered the 1986 air strikes in response to a bombing of a West Berlin discotheque used by US servicemen that killed three people and wounded up to 200. [Reuters]
Sunday, 16 April, 2006: Sudan asked on Saturday the Libyan embassy in N'Djamena to take care of its interests in Chad, one day after Chadian President Idriss Deby decided to sever diplomatic relations with Sudan and expel Sudanese diplomats from Chad. [Xinhua]
Sunday, 16 April, 2006: Former South Africa's deputy president Jacob Zuma visited Libya just 12 days after being arrested on a rape charge, reported the Sunday Times. The report said Zuma was in Tripoli for five days, where he met with Libyan President Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi. It said there was no clarity on whether the trip was of a personal nature or if it was linked to the fundraising campaign of the Friends of Jacob Zuma Trust. [SAPA]

( هل سيجرّ المجرم تشارلز تيلور النظام الليبي معه..؟ ) بقلم : د. الهادي شلوف

( تصنيع القداسة : سيد قطب نموذجا!!! (2) ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

( المؤتمر الليبي للأمازيغية ) : أين النامي؟ في ذكرى "أس إننغ" يوم الأمازيغية في ليبيا

( الحمار ورحلة داكار ) بقلم : مصطفى البركي

( طـبّـالة هندي....!! ) بقلم : د. ولد البحر

( المذهب الذاتي في نظرية المعرفة (6) ) بقلم : سليمان الشجاع

( عودٌ على علاقة إدريس السنوسي بالبريطانيين ) بقلم : جلال أحمد الوحيشي

Saturday, 15 April, 2006: Flying glass fragments partially blinded Nasser Gerana's mother when a U.S. missile smashed into their home in the Libyan capital Tripoli in 1986. For the 48-year-old businessman, her disability is a daily reminder of what Libyans see as a crime: an overnight raid that killed 40 people, including young children, as they slept. As Libya marks the 20th anniversary of the attack, Libyans say the lack of any U.S. apology hinders renewed efforts by both sides to build trust. U.S. forces bombed Tripoli and Benghazi in the early hours of April 15, 1986, in retaliation for what then President Reagan said was Libyan complicity in the bombing of a discotheque in Berlin in which three people, including a U.S. serviceman, were killed. [Reuters]
Saturday, 15 April, 2006: With Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi's home as a backdrop, U.S. singer Lionel Ritchie jived and rocked for an adoring Libyan audience on Saturday in a concert to mark the 20th anniversary of a U.S. raid on the North African country. "Libya I love you, I'll be back," the Oscar and Grammy award-winning singer songwriter said to roars of approval from more than 1,000 senior Libyan officials and diplomats gathered in front of the shell-cratered building. He was followed by Spanish opera stars Jose Carreras and Ofelia Sala who belted through a selection of classic favorites backed by 60-piece orchestra under a cloudless night sky. . [Reuters]

( متفرقات جمعـها دفتري (4) ) بقلم : عيسى عبدالقيوم

( طحالب بالتوكية ترتدي ثوب الوطنية!! ) بقلم : د. جاب الله موسى حسن

( صيد الخواطر الليبية (7) ) بقلم : صلاح عبدالعزيز

( هاتوا نبيكم البدوي يحميكم.. ) بقلم : د. فتحي الفاضلي

Qadhafi’s Still The Same Old Tyrant   By: Mohammed el-Jahmi

( المساواة أمْ العدالة!!؟؟ ) بقلم : سليم نصر الرقعي

Issues Of Development: Religion and Public Policy!   By: Ghoma

Friday, 14 April, 2006: The United States said on Thursday that it is not ready to remove Libya from its list of state sponsors of terrorism although the Arab country has renounced weapons of mass destruction for years. "There are certain requirements that need to be met under the law and regulations of the governing statute," State Department spokesman Sean McCormack told a news briefing. McCormack declined to specify what problems were keeping Libya on the list but added that "you can see a positive trajectory to the relationship between the U.S. government and Libya over the past several years." Libya was put on the list in December 1979. [Xinhua]
Friday, 14 April, 2006: Basking in its two-year-old rapprochement with the West, Libya boasts that this year its commemorations for Washington's deadly 1986 air strikes on its main cities will be joined by Western stars. Veteran US soul singer Lionel Ritchie and Spanish tenor Jose Carreras are among the acts that Libya says will be performing in the capital in the early hours of Saturday, exactly 20 years after US warplanes flying out of British bases hit their targets, killing at least 40 people. "A big festival is planned near the (Tripoli) residence of Qadhafi, where his (adopted) daughter Hana died in the US strike," an information ministry official said. The commemoration is to be called the "Hana Festival for Freedom and Peace". [MEOL]
Friday, 14 April, 2006: A senior Libyan official damned the U.S. and said President Bush was insane, as Libya marked the 20th anniversary of deadly US air raids on Libya's two biggest cities. The U.S. "is a damned country, banished from divine mercy and deserving only of being cursed," Libyan deputy parliament speaker Ahmed Ibrahim said. He was speaking at a conference on the 1986 raids, which were carried out in reprisal for the bombing of a Berlin disco frequented by US troops that Washington blamed on Tripoli. "The U.S. considers its occupation of our countries (Muslim and Arab) to be legitimate and brands as terrorist our resistance" to it, he said. [AFP]
Friday, 14 April, 2006: The head of Libya's National Oil Company warned Tuesday soaring commodity and raw material prices could stifle much-needed oil development. In a telephone interview with Dow Jones Newswires, Abdulla El-Badri said: "the kind of prices we are seeing today are a real concern for us, we are feeling the high cost of everything from spare parts, to new equipment for drilling and development." He said if commodity prices remain at current levels, oil majors maybe forced to put on hold oil exploration and development work. "As far as I can see prices are rising by abnormal levels," El-Badri said. He also criticized service contractors for taking advantage of the situation and pushing up their costs to unreasonable levels. [Dow Jones]
Friday, 14 April, 2006: Bulgaria's Council of Ministers is to vote the allocation of BGN 250,000 for the defence of the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya. The nurses were sentenced to death by a firing squad on charges of infecting 400 Libyan children with the HIV virus. Their case was returned for reviewing by the court of appeals. The five have spent over seven years in jail. Libya's re-trial of a HIV infection case against them will start in May. [SNA]
Friday, 14 April, 2006: Chad's president, Idriss Deby, was embraced as a unifier when he seized power by force in 1990. Now some of the former military pilot's own relatives have turned on him. Born in 1952 to a pastor's family and trained at military schools in Chad and France, Deby allied himself with Hissene Habre in 1979. Habre emerged as Chad's president and in 1983 named Deby commander in chief. A year later, Deby destroyed pro-Libyan guerrillas in eastern Chad. Habre sent him to Paris in 1985 for training. Deby faced the Libyans again in 1987. Deby split with Habre in 1989. Deby fled and set up a new guerrilla movement in Darfur, backed by Sudan and Libya. He toppled Habre in 1990. Deby won Chad's first presidential poll in 1996 and a subsequent 2001 election. Now; Sudan's interest in cutting off Chadian support for Darfurian rebels and the Chadian rebels' desire for power appear to have combined to place Deby at serious risk. [AP]

( إيطاليا والقذافي.. عدوّ ما من صداقته بدّ (5) ) بقلم : مخضرم

( المعارضة البالتوكية (2) ) بقلم : محمد قدري الخوجة

( لن يفلح قوم ولوا أمرهم امرأة... وإشكالية الفهم!! ) بقلم : د. عبدالحكيم الفيتوري

( مناقشة كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) (1) ) بقلم : محمد رحومة

( الجامعة الليبية وجلال الليبيين (6) ـ الأخيرة ) بقلم : د. فرج نجم

Thursday, 13 April, 2006: Since the lifting in 2003-04 of sanctions, Libya has experienced a strong economic growth, mostly driven by high oil prices and investments in that run-down sector. In 2005, however, economic reforms and trade liberalisation has finally lifted Libya's under-developed non-oil sector to become the motor of economic growth. This comes despite the still persistent limits to foreign investments. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday published its conclusions from its annual consultations with Tripoli - the third ever IMF report on Libya. The report is an account of fast and deep-ploughing macroeconomic reforms towards a market economy since 2003, followed by very positive economic results. [Afrol]
Thursday, 13 April, 2006: Libyan leader Qadhafi, on Monday in Timbuktu, Mali, slammed the recent cartoons on Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) published by a Danish newspaper and reprinted by their colleagues in Western countries. Qadhafi, who was speaking at the birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, noted that the publication of the cartoons, which he associated with terrorism and sparked a general outcry and bloody protests in the Arab and Muslim world, was an insult to "Allah's last Prophet" and to the whole Islamic world. If everybody "wanted" to embark on the same course, Muslims would also feature Christ wearing an atomic bomb or in an evening dress to symbolise "what the Western culture truly is." [Angop]

( نداء إلى الليبيين في أمريكا ) بقلم : مخضرم

( تصنيع القداسة : سيد قطب نموذجا!!! (1) ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

( أخبار ليبيا ) : والعود أحمد... بعد احتجاب لأسباب خارجة عن إرادتنا

Wednesday, 12 April, 2006: A business group is pressuring the US State Department to strike oil-rich Libya from its list of nations that sponsor terrorism, arguing that U.S. officials are keeping it on the list for human-rights reasons. The U.S.'s annual list of "state sponsors of terrorism" is expected to continue to include Libya when it is released at the end of the month. The US-Libya Business Association, a Washington-based group, argues Libya's presence has everything to do with questions over Libyan political and human-rights behavior, not terrorism. [WSJ]
Wednesday, 12 April, 2006: Libya's security services had detained 559 illegal immigrants of different nationalities who were about to embark on an illegal journey from Libyan to Europe. The arrests are reported to have taken place during the period between 22 March and 1st of April. Security services had also deported, in the same period 807 illegal immigrants. [AND/LJBC]
Wednesday, 12 April, 2006: Libya has donated eight tons of rice, 10 tons of flour, eight tons of sugar, 2.5 tons of semolina and 3.6 tons of cooking oil to the people of Kidal, a city in northern Mali. Kidal Region governor Alhamdou Ag Ily`ne, in the presence of Libyan consul, Mossa Kony, received the donation which was delivered by four cargo planes. [Angop]

تعزية إلى آل سالم

( صوت الأمل ) : صوت الأمل في دورة إذاعية جديدة

Tuesday, 11 April, 2006: With the re-opening of the Libyan economy to the U.S. energy community and the widely anticipated multi-billion dollar investment in oil and gas infrastructure, the U.S. Department of Commerce has granted Trade Fair Certification for the first official U.S.-Libya Oil, Gas & Energy Exhibition and the U.S. Pavilion at the Infrastructure Libya Exhibition. The Department has stated it believes the exhibitions will be an excellent opportunity for U.S. companies to showcase their products and services. Project Libya-2006 incorporating the three exhibitions will be held in Tripoli from December 4-7, 2006 at the Tripoli International Fairgrounds. Project Libya-2006 is under the patronage of Dr. Aisha Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi, General Secretary of the Wa'attassemo Foundation. [Business Wire]
Tuesday, 11 April, 2006: Security Observers teams from Libya, Burkina, Congo and Sudan who are assigned to monitor the borders between Sudan and Chad, left Libya for the city of Al-Fasher to assume their tasks on the Sudanese side of the borders and through several specified monitoring points. On the other hand, another team of security observers from Libya and Central Africa left Tripoli International Airport for the city of Berawa in Central Africa to monitor borders between Sudan, Chad and Central Africa. The departure of these security teams comes in execution of the Ministerial Committee formed in compliance with Tripoli Accord issued by the African summit held in Libya on the 8th of last February. [LJBC]
Tuesday, 11 April, 2006: Libyans on Monday joined millions of Muslims throughout the world to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). On Sunday evening, the country's "Manarat" religious schools and mosques organised elaborate religious events during which verses of the Holy Quran were chanted and Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)'s life and tradition glorified in commemoration of his birth. The Libyan general Office for religious affairs has, on this occasion, organised a religious ceremony in "Oum Al-Mou'minin" Mosque, in al-Beidha. [Angop]

{ كل عام وأنتم بخير، بمناسبة عيد المولد النبوي الشريف.} ابراهيم اغـنيوه

( لماذا الأمير محمد الحسن الرضا السنوسي؟ ) بقلم : مصطفى البركي

( مريض متـكي على ميّت ) بقلم : د. جاب الله موسى حسن

( السيرة النبوية (13) ) بقلم : د. علي محمد الصلابي

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (3)

( نظرية التطور بين العـلم والدين (5) ) بقلم : أبوذرّ الليبي

( والذلّ خيّم فالنفوس كئيبة... ) بقلم : مفتاح السيّد الشريف

( هذا قنديل... وقنديل ) بقلم : طارق القزيري

لقطات من ( الندوة التي أقيمت في واشنطن بعد مظاهرة الليبيين يوم 7 أبريل 2006م )

لقطات من ( مظاهرة الليبيين في واشنطن يوم 7 أبريل 2006م ) (2)

مجلة "الحقيقة" ـ العدد 15 ـ أبريل 2006م
www.haqiqa.org/april06/cover.htm

Monday, 10 April, 2006: The father of a 12-year-old boy killed by the 1993 IRA bomb in Warrington will sue the Libyan government over claims they supplied the explosives. Colin Parry - father of schoolboy Tim - and the mother of three-year-old Johnathan Ball, who also died in the blast, are to join a mass action against Colonel Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi's (photo) regime. They're among around 11 people of the 56 injured in the explosion who are ready to join the legal action by London law firm H20, which could win millions for victims. Mr Parry said: "It is important that Libya is held to account for assisting the IRA." [Sunday Mirror]

تعازي إلى آل الغاوي

( ليبيا جيل ) : ليبي يفوز بالجائزة الأولى لمؤسسة الهجرة الهولندية
www.libyajeel.com/follows/view.asp?field=content&id=992

لقطات من ( مظاهرة الليبيين في واشنطن يوم 7 أبريل 2006م ) (1)

( عذاب الطين ) شعر : علي الفزاني

( 7 أبريل يوم ينتظر الشطب ) بقلم : عيسى عبدالقيوم

Sunday, 9 April, 2006: Libyan Foreign Investment Board approved the creation of a $3 billion oil refinery and is considering the creation of another one by a consortium of companies. [ARD]
Sunday, 9 April, 2006: Former Liberian President Charles Taylor was known for boasting of friends in high places. Now he could well find it useful to denounce them as he defends himself against war crimes charges. Taylor, who has pleaded not guilty before a Sierra Leone war crimes court, could now try to show that his support for the rebels was a matter of politics and that other leaders also supported the rebel group. I am sure that there are some governments that are afraid of the stories that might come out," Jewel Howard-Taylor, who divorced Taylor last year but remains in close touch, said in a telephone interview from Monrovia, Liberia. She refused to name the countries, but Taylor's links to Libya, the U.S. and elsewhere are well known. [AP]
Sunday, 9 April, 2006: A meeting aimed at combating illegal immigration was held in Tripoli with the participation of the Secretary of the General People's Committee, the Assistant Secretary of the committee, the Secretary of Justice and Public Security and the General Prosecutor. The participants agreed to establish an agency to undertake the task of guarding and protecting the border and to provide all necessary manpower, material resources and equipment. [LJBC]

( جمعية الجالية الليبية بمانشستر ) : الجمعية تشارك في اليوم الترفيهي للجاليات

سعيد صابر : " ليبيا اليوم" ... ولوحات أخرى

( وطن بلا ضمير!! ) بقلم : د. جاب الله موسى حسن

( لجنة العمل الوطني في المملكة المتحدة ) : بيان التأسيس

لقطات من ( مظاهرة الليبيين في لندن يوم 7 أبريل 2006م ) تصوير : عمر الهوني

( المتزوجون العزّاب... والواقع السياسي الليبي ) بقلم : آدم ارقيق

( أوغـاد ) بقلم : ناجي الفيتوري

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (2)

Saturday, 8 April, 2006: A Syrian human rights group has called on the Libyan regime to free 18 political prisoners held in Libyan jails since 1990 on charges of trying to overthrow Qadhafi. "The Libyan government recently freed political detainees but it continues to deliberately disregard the situation of dozens of Syrian and Palestinian prisoners of conscience who have been in jail since 1990," said in a statement the Syrian Organisation for Human Rights. The president of the rights group Abdul Karim Rihawi said 15 of those in jail are Palestinians and three are Syrians. [AKI]
Saturday, 8 April, 2006: Italian virologist Vittorio Collizzi said he is ready to testify once again in favour of the five Bulgarian nurses, tried for intentional HIV infection in Libya. Collizzi is the co-author of a previous report, establishing the innocence of the Bulgarians on charges of intentional infection of more than 400 Libyan children, Novinar newspaper reported. [SEM]
Saturday, 8 April, 2006: Amnesty International has issued a report on the CIA secret prisons in foreign states. The 20-page report contains the stories of seven prisoners, who were subjected to torture in the secret jails. They are Arabs and a German citizen of Syrian origin. The report maintains data on flights of planes of third states conveying prisoners to secret jails for most part situated on the territories of the NATO member states. Among the countries: Russia, Uzbekistan, Spain, Switzerland, Cyprus, Libya and Azerbaijan are mentioned. [PAN]
Saturday, 8 April, 2006: Flexible Solutions International (FSI) announced that its WaterSavr evaporation reduction technology will be deployed at two Libyan reservoirs used for storing drinking water. FSI has entered into a contract with the Great Man Made River Authority (GMRA) of Libya. WaterSavr will be applied to 320 acres (130 hectares) of surface reservoir water for an initial period of nine months. The contract is valued at over $100,000 US and payment has been guaranteed by an irrevocable letter of credit. The project is scheduled to begin in June of 2006 and an agreement in principle has been reached for supplying product for all five of the GMRA's reservoirs upon attaining certain milestones by the end of the project. [Market Wire]

يوم السابع من أبريل ـ قصيدة شعبية

( تأسيس الاتحاد العام لطلبة ليبيا.. وشيء من مساهماته ) بقلم : د. فتحي الفاضلي

( جماعة الوطنيين الديمقراطيين الليبية ) : لابد أن تتهتك سدول الظلام!

( المؤتمر الوطني للمعارضة الليبية ) : بيان حول ذكرى أحداث السابع من أبريل

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (2)

في ذكرى 7 أبريل : ملامح من تاريخ الحركة الطلابية الليبية

( شهداء وابطال على طريق النصر ) بقلم : علي يوسف زيو

( الرابطة الليبية ) : تيلور... وآخرون   LLHR: Taylor ... And others

Friday, 7 April, 2006: Will we be hit again? With ruins still smoldering at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, that was the question on the mind of every American in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11 [2001] attacks. But it also appeared to have been a major concern of none other than Libyan strongman Qadhafi. He was "hysterical" with fear that he'd be targeted by the U.S. for vengeance after the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, according to a newly declassified Sept. 20, 2001, cable from the U.S. Embassy in Egypt. [Time]
Friday, 7 April, 2006: Libyan leader Qadhafi Wednesday called for the creation of a special fund to assist poor African countries hit by high oil prices. Addressing the Senegalese parliament, he said African oil producing and richer countries had the responsibility to support poor nations on the continent. Qadhafi recalled that he had suggested that four oil-rich African countries - Algeria, Libya, Nigeria and Angola - should set up a fund to support the other African countries. [Angop]
Friday, 7 April, 2006: At a time when many African leaders are criticised for tinkering with their countries' constitutions to elongate their tenure, Libyan leader Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi Wednesday urged parliaments on the continent to amend the constitutions to remove the presidential term limits. Addressing the Senegalese parliament, he described the term limits as "an obstacle to the development and good functioning of States on the continent." If people want to keep their presidents longer, why prevent them from doing so?" Qadhafi asked. [Angop]

( ليبيا جيل ) : القبيلة في أمسية ثقافية ليبية بلندن

( الرقيب ) : الحرية لباقي السجناء

( قالت... فقلت لها ) شعر : عبدالنبي أبوسيف ياسين

( لا تغمض عينيك ولا تتبعني ) بقلم : د. ولد البحر

كتاب ( البيان بالقرآن ) تأليف : مصطفى كمال المهدوي (1)

Thursday, 6 April, 2006: Libyan leader Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi and Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade laid the foundation stone on Wednesday of a $250 million (143 million pounds) tower block in the Senegalese capital to be called "Qadhafi Tower". The project, entirely funded by a Libyan investment fund, will stretch over 48,000 square metres with a five-star hotel, a conference centre, offices and shops. [Reuters]
Thursday, 6 April, 2006: One hundred seventy-six passengers, estates, and family members who were victims of the September 5, 1986 terrorist hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan filed suit today against Libya and the individuals convicted of launching the attack. The Pan Am 73 terrorist attack killed 20 passengers and crew and severely injured more than 100 of the 380 persons on board. The lawsuit was filed by the law firm Crowell & Moring LLP in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and seeks $10 billion in compensatory damages from Libya, its long-time leader, Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi, and the five convicted terrorists, all of whom were members of the notorious terrorist group Abu Nidal Organization (ANO). [PRNW]
Thursday, 6 April, 2006: At long last, Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh has been added to the infamous list of press freedom predators around the world. The international press freedom group, Reporters Without Borders, names Jammeh alongside such African despots as Libya's Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi, Equatorial Guinea's Nguema, Zimbabwe's Mugabe, Eritrea's Afeworki, Rwanda's Kagame, Swaziland's Mswati, and Tunisia's Zine Ben Ali. Outside the continent, the list includes such dinosaurs as Cuba's Castro, China's Hu Jintao, Burma's Shwe, North Korea's Jong-il, Syria's Bashar el-Assad and Laos' Khamtai Siphandon. [The Independent]

Columbia Spectator: Teleconferencing With Terror

Books: When Things Go Wrong In Libya

( من رموز الإختفاء القسري... في ليبيا ) بقلم : السنوسي بلاله

Wednesday, 5 April, 2006: Egyptian coach Mohsen Salah has been appointed as the new coach of Libya, according to the president of Libya's football federation, Jamal Jafari. Salah replaces the Croatian coach Ilija Loncarveic. Loncarevic's contract came to an end in March. [BBC]
Wednesday, 5 April, 2006: Libya's re-trial of a HIV infection case against five Bulgarians will start in May, according to a defence lawyer. Osman Bizanti has told Sofia-based Darik radio that the exact date of the first hearing should be announced in the middle of April. [SNA]

( المذهب الذاتي في نظرية المعرفة (5) ) بقلم : سليمان الشجاع

( كلمات في أستاذي ) بقلم : زكريا عمر امبيق

( قالت ) شعر : ياسين أبوسيف ياسين

( إيطاليا والقذافي.. عدوّ ما من صداقته بدّ (4) ) بقلم : مخضرم

( ألفا ) : نحو إعادة الشرعية الدستورية إلى ليبيا

( أقفـَرَ السّـاحُ ) شعر : راشد الزبير السنوسي

Tuesday, 4 April, 2006: The five Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor jailed for deliberately infecting over 400 Libyan children with HIV, have been visited by Mark Pierini, EU ambassador to Libya. Mark Pierini has revealed that he has the final list of the names of the victims of the HIV epidemics that spread in the Benghazi hospital. This document will be used in the next court hearings. Pierini has received the final list at a meeting with representatives of the International Fund for assistance of the families of the HIV-infected children. [SNA]
Tuesday, 4 April, 2006: Libya hopes that the lifting of the sanctions will attract US$7 billion in oil exploration from foreign firms over the next ten years in order to add 20 billion barrels to its reserves of nearly 40 billion barrels. Its goal is to raise oil production from 1.7 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2005 to three million bpd ... However, even with foreign investors lining up for contracts, the country's future is still uncertain. Approximately 70 per cent of the work force is employed by the state, yet state wages remain frozen at their 1981 levels (US$3,000 per year). Instead of providing raises, subsidies for water, electricity, and gas help to compensate. The wage freezes and subsidies have led to the peculiar situation in which 20 per cent of citizens are unemployed while two million foreign workers sweat. [PINR]

( مرضى القـلم ) بقلم : يوسف المجريسي

( النخلة العوجاء في داكار! ) بقلم : مخضرم

( الأئمة من قريش... وإشكالية الفهم!! ) بقلم : د. عبدالحكيم الفيتوري

Michael Porter's Report To The Libyan Government

( السيرة النبوية (13) ) بقلم : د. علي محمد الصلابي

( المعارضة البالتوكيّة!! (1) ) بقلم : محمد قدري الخوجة

Monday, 3 April, 2006: The Qadhafi Foundation, which is headed by Qadhafi's son, Seif al Islam, announced Sunday that a delegation of Libyan Foreign Ministry visited Germany and France on March 31 and April 1, the online edition of Libyan newspaper Libya Today reported. The visits were undertaken in pursuance of agreements of cooperation and mutual aid between Libya and the two European countries. The Libyan representatives met with a number of top officials in Germany and France and discussed the agreements in details. The agreements will be signed within three months. They concern the spheres of education, medicine and training. [FIA]
Monday, 3 April, 2006: The friendship between Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade and Libyan leader Qadhafi, went back to the time when Wade was not even in power, President Wade has revealed in an interview with PANA in Dakar. Wade will receive Qadhafi in Dakar from 3 to 6 April during the country's 46th anniversary of independence taking place on 4 April. "I would like to particularly insist on the fact that my relations with the Libyan leader are very old. I was not even involved in politics when a Gambian ambassador told me that leader Qadhafi heard about me and he wanted to meet me," Wade recalled. [Angop]

( مسيرة التعليم.. ومسيرة الحركة الطلابية.. في ليبيا ) بقلم : د. فتحي الفاضلي

( الجامعة الليبية وجلال الليبيين (5) ) بقلم : د. فرج نجم

What's The "Compensation" Story All About?   By: Ghoma

( البرهان المستقيم..! ) بقلم : اللبيب

Sunday, 2 April, 2006: A legal practitioner Francis Kojo Smith is advising the government of Ghana not to take lightly the news of the recent visit to Libya by former President Rawlings during which he met Libyan leader Qadhafi. Mr. Smith who worked closely with the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC), chaired by the then Flt. Lt Jerry Rawlings says he is sending a strong warning to President Kufuor and his security advisors to keep a close watch on the former President, whom he described as having a knack for coup d’ etats. According to Mr Smith he was once contacted by certain officers of the Libyan mission to assist Rawlings to overthrow the People's National Party (PNP) administration of Dr Hilla Limann in 1981. He said he was offered $2 million by the Libyans if he would agree to the request but he declined the offer and reported the mater to authorities of the military. [GhanaWeb]
Sunday, 2 April, 2006: Human rights organisations from the five-nation Arab Maghreb Union have for the first time established a body to coordinate support for victims of government repression, activists said yesterday. Fourteen groups from Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia formed the Maghreb Coordination for Human Rights Organisations to expand "respect of human rights in Maghreb". The groups noted respect of human rights was improving in Algeria, Mauritania and Morocco. But they cited problems in Libya and Tunisia where they said rights activists were harassed and press freedoms stifled. [Reuters]

( صفحات من كتاب "تجريدة حبيب..." (7) ) تأليف : صلاح الدين جبريل

( اسبوعيات حكيم (10) ) بقلم : حكيم

( نظرية التطور بين العلم والدين (4) ) بقلم : أبوذر الليبي

Saturday, 1 April, 2006: "I think that it can and should be done." [Italian Prime Minister] Silvio Berlusconi commented thus on the motorway requested by Colonel Qadhafi as reparation "to end that tragic colonial page". "Every visit of mine to Libya to create a relationship of esteem and friendship with him has begun with him making me see films and photos of that colonial era", said Berlusconi on 'Matrix'. "It is an episode from long ago. The sons are not responsible for their fathers. The Libyan people is still effected by this tragedy." For this reason, Berlusconi says that it is necessary to build the motorway from Egypt to Tunisia requested by Qadhfi, even if "the costs are huge, costing many thousands of billions. If we want to continue to have relations with Libya which is an important gas producer, it will be necessary to build this motorway". [AGI]
Saturday, 1 April, 2006: BJ Tubular Services has been awarded a contract by Compagnie Des Petroles Total Libye (CPTL) to provide a range of services on a number of wells located offshore Libya. In addition to hammer conductor-driving services, BJ will also be supplying conductor cold-cutting services. Services for CPTL will be provided by BJ Tubular Services on BD1 platform for 5 slots on Aljurf Field, located offshore Libya. The contract is being carried out from its operations base in Tripoli, Libya, with specialist equipment from the division’s base in Den Helder, Holland and personnel based in Great Yarmouth, England. [OilOnline]
Saturday, 1 April, 2006: Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, 58, was flown in handcuffs to Sierra Leone on Wednesday to face 11 counts of war crimes at the U.N.-backed court stemming from Sierra Leone's 1991-2002 civil war. Charges against him include mutilations and sexual slavery. The Libyan-trained former guerrilla chieftain is also accused of receiving diamonds to support Sierra Leone rebels who often hacked off limbs or raped their victims. Court President Justice A. Raja N. Fernando wants the trial switched to the Hague, where it could use the modern facilities of the new International Criminal Court (ICC). [AFP]
Saturday, 1 April, 2006: There are two commodities, which are going to be scarce in the coming years ... The first one is oil and the second is water ... The North African Littoral which Libya is mining and causing alarm in Algeria: [Qadhafi] has decided to put gigantic water pipes from south of the country to the north to bring water from deep underground aquifers to help in agriculture and other industries. This large aquifer spans Algeria and Tunisia as well and they are getting nervous about the huge diminution of their underground water resources. [Hindustan Times]
Saturday, 1 April, 2006: A familiar tale of leaders who preferred to stay at home and only nebulous results dogged this year's Arab summit, despite promises of financial support to the Palestinians and Sudan's Darfur region. Among the absentees figured Saudi King Abdullah, whose country's financial strength and a wide network of international relations, mainly with the United States, gives him a leading political role in the Arab world. "King Abdullah was absent because he wanted to avoid having to meet Libyan leader Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi," said a diplomat, recalling a number of Arab summits which saw reconciliations taking place between Arab leaders. [AFP]

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