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UN: 2016 could be ‘deadliest year’ for migrants

By ESTHER KING: 11/3/16 Around 240 migrants drowned off the coast Libya in two shipwrecks Thursday, the U.N. refugee agency said citing eyewitness reports of survivors brought ashore to the Italian island of Lampedusa ...

First Major Quran Exhibition Comes to the Smithsonian

By STEPHANY BAI When Massumeh Farhad traveled to Istanbul in 2010 to visit the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art, she was "completely staggered" by its Quran exhibition. Farhad, who is the chief curator at the Smit ...

Libya’s Economic Outlook- October 2016

The World Bank The Libyan economy is near collapse as political stalemate and civil conflict prevent it from fully exploiting its sole natural resource: oil. With oil production just a fifth of potential, revenues h ...

The Arabic revolution song that went viral

21-8-2016 BBC Trending looks at how a song, that was popular during the revolution in Libya in 2011, ended up being sung in Germany in 2016. The song, called Sawfa Nabqa Huna, was originally written as a protest so ...

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