Sep 12th, 2013
PRESS RELEASE September 12, 2013 U.S. Consulate General Marks 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Emotions of pain, grief and anger were re-enacted at the U.S. Consulate General yesterday as students, ...
In Letters & Interviews
Feb 24th, 2012
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE February 23, 2012 Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergenc...
Jan 31st, 2012
TRIPOLI, Libya, January 31, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Libya—Concluding Statement of the 2012 Staff Visit January 26, 2012 I. Overview 1. The mission is grateful to the Libyan authorities for their hospitality, collaboration and valuable input during technical and policy discussio...
Jan 10th, 2012
Tripoli – Libya has received roughly $20bn in assets that were held overseas by Muammar Gaddafi’s regime and frozen during the conflict that ousted him, the foreign minister said on Tuesday. An estimated $150bn of overseas assets were frozen following UN Security Council sanctions against...
Jan 8th, 2012
It appears, from interviews and discussions with a wide range of Libyans including students, lawyers, judges at the Ministry of Justice, shopkeepers and casual acquaintances that the Muslim Brotherhood currently has very little popular support among this pious conservative, Sunni Muslim society. Wide...
Mar 10th, 2011
Libya’s central bank governor has surfaced after two weeks in the wilderness to confirm he has been in Istanbul, the Financial Times reported. Rumours have been rife about the actions of Governor Farhat Omar Bengdara, with some speculating he may be trying to covertly get cash and assets out of...