Stories about Libya from December, 2007
Arabeyes: Celebrating Eid Al Adha
Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid Al Adha - which commemorates Ibrahim's (Abraham's) willingness to sacrifice his son Ismael for Allah (God). It also culminates the Hajj, an annual pilgrimage to Mecca, which has this year attracted more than 2 million people. Here's how bloggers from the region marked the occasion.
Libya: Modern Day Amazons
Lalla Lydia sheds light on Libyan president Muammer Gadaffi's all women security guards in this post.
Libya: Fuel shortage and the power of rumours, origins and awards
Libyan bloggers break their silence with a post by Fozia Mohamed on rumours, fuel shortages and 48 hours of chaos. Why were drivers queuing at gas stations? Why was there a fuel shortage in an oil-producing country? And why were people panicking?
Bulgaria, Libya: Article on Tripoli Six Case
Declan Butler links to an article by John Bohannon, which “tells the story of scientists’ actions in the Libya [Tripoli Six] case.”