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Opinion: Ukraine: Putin’s Choice - by Gwynne Dyer
Crimea is going to be part of Russia, and there is nothing anybody else can do about it. The petty sanctions that the United States and the European Union are currently imposing have been discounted in advance by Moscow, and even much more serious sanctions would not move it to reconsider its actions. But Vladimir Putin still has to decide what he does next.

Opinion: Omar and the Checkpoint: The Essential Story that is Rarely Told – by Ramzy Baroud
Omar is a seven-year-old boy from Gaza. His family managed to obtain the necessary permits that allowed him to cross the Erez checkpoint to Jerusalem, through the West Bank, in order to undergo surgery. He was accompanied by his father. On the way back, the boy and his father were stopped at the Qalanidya checkpoint, separating occupied East Jerusalem from the West Bank.

Libya Prepares to Modernise its ICT Sector
A Libyan delegation headed by Deputy Minister for Communications and Informatics Mr Mohamad Benrasali has approached the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, seeking to establish world-class ICT facilities in the country.

Libya, France Sign Cultural Agreement
Libya and France signed an agreement on cultural cooperation as part of Libya’s reaching out to get assistance from developed countries in all fields.

50 Tonnes of Ammunition Destroyed in Libya
In a matter of a few minutes 50 tonnes of explosives went up in smoke, destroyed in two controlled detonations and ridding Libya of dangerous, unstable explosive remnants of war that pose a serious threat to public safety.

FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying Play-offs: Ronaldo Gives Portugal Advantage Over Sweden
The first legs of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 qualifying play-offs from the Europe zone were played on Friday with Cristiano Ronaldo edging out Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the battle of the footballing superstars, by scoring a late diving header in the 82nd minute that gave PORTUGAL a 1-0 win over SWEDEN in Lisbon.

Opinion: Tale of Two Cities: Ramallah, Gaza and the Identity Crisis - by Ramzy Baroud
The distance between Gaza and Ramallah in sheer miles is hardly significant. But in actuality, both cities represent two different political realities, with inescapable cultural and socioeconomic dimensions. Their geopolitical horizons are vastly different as well – Gaza is situated within its immediate Arab surroundings and turmoil, while Ramallah is westernised in too many aspects to count. In recent years, the gap has widened like never before.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Libya, Cameroon Battle It Out For Final Spot From Africa Zone
When everybody thought that Tunisia, hosts and four-time World Cup finalists had all but booked their place in the second stage of qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, on the last day of qualifiers from Group B, they were stunned by Cape Verde who defeated them 2-0 in Rades on Saturday to book their 2014 qualifier playoff spot.

94 Public Libraries to be Opened in Libyan Cities, Villages
The Libyan government has signed contracts to equip and furnish 94 pubic libraries and cultural centers in 22 Libyan cities and villages.

Little Support for Obama on His Aggression Against Syria
Despite rhetoric uttered by the US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday, the Associated Press has reported that President Obama is poised to become the first US leader in three decades to attack a foreign nation without mustering broad international support or acting in direct defense of Americans.

Egyptian Authorities Put Off Move to Disperse Mursi Supporters
In a bid to “avoid bloodshed”, Egyptian authorities on Monday postponed plans to disperse two protest sit-ins at a number of camps by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Mursi to "avoid bloodshed".

Eid Kareem, Eid Mubarak
Muslims the world over are marking the end of Ramadan, the holy month for the Muslim fast, Thursday. This is the month when humility, devotion and commitment to Allah (SAW) are at its peak in every Muslim – the search for spiritual perfection is doubly emphasised

How Fasting is Celebrated in Libya and India
The core value of Ramadan, the holy act of fasting, is universal. Muslims all over the world observe it with exceptional spirit of enthusiasm, devotion and submission. The fundamental goal of fasting is to help people learn how to resist reckless temptations.

Valuing Time with Children
Children are one of the most precious and greatest gifts of God. And to raise them in a good manner is every parent’s responsibility. They are a trust given to the parents, who are essentially responsible for the moral, ethical and religious teachings of their children.

Finally, Saudi Arabia Lifts Travel Ban on Pilgrimage of Ugandan Muslims
The long awaited time has come as Saudi Arabia finally lifted travel ban it has earlier put on Ugandan Muslims who were prepared to travel to Mecca and perform Hijja last year. Muslims held protests against the Saudi embassy for they were denied visas to travel to Mecca for Hijja last year.


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Libya Prepares to Modernise its ICT Sector
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