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Libya Ancient Ethnography

The entry Libya derives from the name of one of the ancient populations of Cyrenaica, which is not known to us directly from indigenous sources, but only through the testimonies of other peoples (Egyptians, Jews, Greeks, Carthaginians) who knew about it or came with it to contact. In Egyptian documents from the end of the… Read More »

What is international terrorism? Part I

The terrorist attacks in London in the summer of 2005 led to a renewed debate about international terrorism and the danger that Norway may also be affected by terrorism. What exactly is international terrorism? Where are the boundaries between terrorism and related forms of political violence? What kind of danger does terrorism represent? 2: What… Read More »

What is OPCW? Part I

In October, it was announced that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The actual award ceremony will take place in Oslo on 10 December. Just weeks before the announcement, more than 1,400 people were killed in a major gas attack in civil… Read More »

Libya Geography

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY The oldest fund of the Libyan population is represented by Berber groups that the successive invasions of Arab peoples have gradually confined to the country’s refuge areas, and in particular above the Tripolitania hills. In Jabal Nafūsah these ancient populations, who live in the characteristic kasr, have partly preserved their identity, but otherwise… Read More »