Tag: libya

Local Islamic Center codemns executive order travel ban

Local Islamic Center codemns executive order travel ban

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Universal Education Foundation Islamic Center condemns the temporary ban on refugees and blocking visas from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Syria.  This Un-American executive order will have a negative impact of our image in the Muslim world.  This ban does not make our country safer but serves to stigmatize Muslim refugees […]

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Don’t fear the weather—dress for it and know where to get proper clothing

Don’t fear the weather—dress for it and know where to get proper clothing

| January 31, 2017

Muslim travel ban ignores Saudi Arabia A Frost Illustrated Commentary “For Yahweh hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”—2 Timothy 1:7 Donald Trump. We really shouldn’t have to say more but there seems to be a lot of folks who aren’t getting it. […]

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Feds pull plug on bribery play for African assets led by U.S. firm

Feds pull plug on bribery play for African assets led by U.S. firm

| October 4, 2016

(GIN)—A major play for African assets led by a company of hedge fund speculators in the U.S. has been smashed with a penalty settlement of $412 billion, ending a multi-year investigation. The settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and other agencies ends the freewheeling efforts of the Och-Ziff Capital Management Fund to pick up […]

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Assets depleted, Libyan fund sues Goldman Sachs for ‘abuse’

Assets depleted, Libyan fund sues Goldman Sachs for ‘abuse’

| June 14, 2016

(GIN)—Over a four month period, complex and unsuitable trades made by Goldman Sachs bankers ate up nearly the entire investment of a Libyan sovereign wealth fund—an amount Libya is suing to recoup, according to a case now before a UK high court. The fund, set up under the regime of Moammar Gaddafi, was intended to […]

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As western nations drag feet, African children drown

As western nations drag feet, African children drown

(GIN)—There’s no telling when the tidal wave of migrants embarking from Libya to hoped-for safe shores in Europe will end or even decrease. In miserable camps on the Libya coastline, tens of thousands of migrants, most of them from sub-Saharan Africa and the Horn of Africa, are said to be massed, waiting for the chance […]

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U.S. joins African nations selling land to ‘water barons’

U.S. joins African nations selling land to ‘water barons’

| November 3, 2015

(GIN)—A Saudi company which owns close to 10,000 acres of Arizona farmland is beginning to drain irreplaceable groundwater for its alfalfa cultivation. Media reports of the development stunned some Americans more used to hearing that news from Africa. Almarai, the Saudi dairy giant, purchased the land in Vicksburg last year for $47.5 million after the […]

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Tunisia slams door on refugees with 100-mile moat

Tunisia slams door on refugees with 100-mile moat

| September 15, 2015

(GIN)–Once surrounding castles of old, a moat stretching 100 miles is being dug by Tunisia against alleged terror threats from nearby Libya. Reporters are kept at arm’s distance from the digging in what officials have dubbed “a closed military area.” Saltwater will fill the massive trench to be topped with sand dunes. Alligators are not […]

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In one terrible weekend, ISIL beheads Christians, hundreds drown in ‘a mass grave’

In one terrible weekend, ISIL beheads Christians, hundreds drown in ‘a mass grave’

| April 21, 2015

(GIN)–As Europeans debated their policies towards the leaky flotillas steaming out of Libya, carrying most to a certain death at sea, members of ISIL were streaming a video of captured Ethiopian Christians on a beach. One group of Christians is on their knees and shot to death. Another group is beheaded. The video bore the […]

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Ugandan writer calls Libya ‘the biggest mess’

Ugandan writer calls Libya ‘the biggest mess’

(GIN)—Ugandan opinion writer Charles Onyango-Obbo took up his pen this past week to denounce the deadly meltdown in the north African nation of Libya and the apparent neglect of that country by black Africans. “Terrible things are happening in the Arab North, and the rest of Africa south of the Sahara desert, aka sub-Saharan Africa, […]

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BBC News – Niger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to Libya

BBC News – Niger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to Libya

| March 9, 2014

Niger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to Libya Images on Facebook showed Saadi Gaddafi before and after his head was shaved following his extradition The Libyan government says former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger and is now in custody in Tripoli. via BBC News – Niger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi […]

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