| Jul 18, 2014
When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. Rock and Roll......
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:03 PM
When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says.
But Wyatt, who since age 3...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:13 PM
TRIPOLI — What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard at her public university physically and verbally attacked her, trying to bar her from entering her classroom because she...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:50 AM
I've grown to love this area, but it really must be confusing sometimes for new arrivals — and even, occasionally, for people who live here.
Consider this email, which I received the other day.
"A few weeks ago," the reader wrote, "I noticed...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Libya on Wednesday condemned U.S. special forces' arrest of a man on its soil suspected of masterminding a deadly Islamist militant attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the detention as a violation of Libyan sovereignty.
In the first...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Muhlenberg College held graduation ceremonies May 18. Area graduates include:
Brian Borosky, Bethlehem, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Creative Writing.
Ramzy Burns, New Tripoli, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Jordan’s ambassador to Libya, abducted by gunmen nearly a month ago in the Libyan capital, arrived safely home in Amman on Tuesday. But the case raised troubling questions about the Libyan government’s ability to resist the demands of armed...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked Libya’s parliament building Sunday, state media said, in a new challenge to the authority of the North African nation’s weak central government. The group later reportedly declared it had...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
As violence from the civil war in Syria increasingly spills over into neighboring Lebanon, filmmaker Jocelyne Saab is launching the second edition of the Intl. Cultural Resistance Festival, which will run in three locations, including Tripoli, a virtual...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Libya’s Interior Ministry announced Wednesday it was throwing its support behind Khalifa Haftar, a former army general who last week launched an unauthorized armed offensive against Islamist militias and their political allies.
The tumult in the...