Tripoli

What is Tripoli known for?


musical event

; In a 2002 ''Opera News'' interview, Rankin said that the single most memorable musical event in her career took place in 1952. Her husband was in the Air Force in North Africa, and she was engaged to give a solo concert on the Mediterranean coast, in an open-air theater forty miles outside Tripoli. "Imagine", says Rankin, "Libya was still a kingdom then, and King Idris had a piano flown in from Egypt, while an American cruiser was stationed near the shore


single voice

to nonalignment (Non-Aligned Movement) and anti-colonialism in foreign relations. The platform also envisioned the FLN as a mass organization broad enough to encompass all nationalist groups. Adoption of the Tripoli Program notwithstanding, deep personal and ideological divisions surfaced within the FLN as the war drew to a close and the date for independence approached. Competition and confrontation among various factions not only deprived the FLN of a leadership that spoke with a single

voice, but also almost resulted in full-scale civil war. According to historian John Ruedy, these factions, or "clans" did not embody "family or regional loyalties, as in the Arab East, because the generations-long detribalization of Algeria had been too thorough. Rather, they represented relationships based on school, wartime or other networking." In his response he also said that the resolution was:


record fighting

facing starvation and other indemnities because of the blockade. Allen, 1905 (#Allen, 1905), p.98 After twelve days he encountered the Tripolian vessel ''Meshouda'' (Mashouda), bearing 20 guns, which he engaged and captured. The Tripolian vessel was previously blockaded at Gibraltar and had been carrying a load of military supplies to Tripoli. Paullin, 1910 (#Paullin) p.106 His brilliant record fighting the corsairs won him appointment as Commodore


international battle

naval bombardments of Tripoli, which restored peace in the Mediterranean for a while. WikiPedia:Tripoli Commons:Category:Tripoli


tripoli

Aurelius Arch; '''Bottom right:''' Souq al-Mushir – Tripoli Medina image_flag image_seal pushpin_map Libya map_size 200px map_caption Location in Libya coordinates_region LY coordinates_display inline, title subdivision_type Country subdivision_name Libya subdivision_type1 Region subdivision_name1 Greater Tripoli subdivision_type2 District

subdivision_name2 10 boroughs established_title First settled established_date 7th century BC founder Phoenicians leader_title Mayor leader_name Abdulrazaq Abuhajar leader_title1 Governing body leader_name1 Tripoli Local Council leader_title2 leader_name2 area_total_km2 400 population_as_of 2012 population_footnotes Table (undated). "Libya" (requires Adobe Flash


rock development

in 772 after launching a second unsuccessful revolt in 768. According to its website, it is the largest underground network (Underground mining (hard rock)#Development mining vs. production mining) of pipe (pipe (fluid conveyance))s (2820 km) Keys, D., 2011, Libya Tale of Two Fundamentally Different Cities, BBC Knowledge Asia Edition, Vol.3 Issue 7 and aqueducts in the world. It consists of more than 1,300 well (water well)s, most more than 500 m Depth


open green

Tripoli is dotted with public spaces, but none fit under the category of large city parks (Park). Martyrs' Square (Martyrs' Square, Tripoli), located near the waterfront is scattered with palm trees, the most abundant plant used for landscaping in the city. The Tripoli Zoo, located south of the city centre, is a large reserve of plants, trees and open green spaces and is the country's biggest zoo. WikiPedia:Tripoli Commons:Category:Tripoli


films production

two five-part series of ''Found'', a Leopard Films production for BBC1, in 2005 and 2006. The series considered the life experiences of adults affected by adoption and what it must be like to start one's life as a foundling (Child abandonment). http: www.leopardfilms.com productions leopard-uk found Continuity errors As the four main characters drink their lagers, the size of the head in their glasses keeps changing; as they drive into the square, the location


big+brand

are generally better elsewhere such as Qatar or UAE, very few expats actually come to Libya and construction and engineering companies are desperate to attract people with experience. Libya is changing rapidly though and there are already plans for the usual big shopping malls and big brand shops and supermarkets to open in Tripoli. As a note, the government generally owns the land, not individuals, so when the government agencies want to clear a patch of ground in the city and build something, they go right ahead and do it. You might wake up one morning to find a block of houses has been cleared nearby. Doing business in Libya can be frustrating and there are many false leads. There are many stories of outside companies not being paid the full amount they are due for a project, especially the final invoice. Libyans are generally well educated and many can speak reasonable English. However, they still have a long way to go when it comes to the commercial aspects of business. Beware of the bidding process for example, if you submit you technical bid for a project and which receives the best score, and then have the best price to go with it, don't celebrate just yet. All too often, the client will now ask you again for you to come back again with your "best price". If there is a Libyan company competing against you, they may already have it wrapped up. Libya is embarking on an economic diversification project. However, they have learned from the mistakes of Dubai, and western expats will not find it to be a place they can abuse, and act in a manner that insults the local religion and culture. Buy There are some big brand shops present in Tripoli, Marks and Spencer, Mango, H & M. Prices are similar in comparison to the UK. '''Clothes''' The best clothing shops are generally near Martyrs Square and running up towards the former cathedral. Bargains can be found here including shoes and the usual knitwear which appears to good quality. Also in Gargarish and Benashour area there are many of nice shops there. '''Furniture''' Gargarish Road running towardds Hay Andulas is easily the location to go for any furniture or office equipment, printing supplies etc. '''Electronics''' The best electronics shops are also on Gargarish Road but for computer equipment head to the Fatah Tower in the downtown commercial district where there a couple of shops, in addition to the computer shops in Aldahrah Eat The quality of food in Tripoli is good and generally inexpensive by western standards. Do not expect a huge variety, the cuisine is mostly Arabic. The chances of getting food poisoning is slim but beware of the fish, if you do feel inclined to sample the fruits of the sea, just take one look at the cleanliness of the harbor and the beaches. WikiPedia:Tripoli Commons:Category:Tripoli


international style

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Tripoli

'''Tripoli''' ( ; Berber (Berber language): '''Ṭrables''') is the capital city and the largest city of Libya. Tripoli, with its metropolitan area, has a population of about 1.1 million people. http: www.indexmundi.com libya demographics_profile.html The city is located in the northwestern part of Libya on the edge of the desert, on a point of rocky land projecting into the Mediterranean and forming a bay.

Tripoli includes the Port of Tripoli and the country's largest commercial and manufacturing centre. It is also the site of the University of Tripoli. The vast Bab al-Azizia barracks, which includes the former family estate of Muammar Gaddafi, is also located in the city. Colonel Gaddafi largely ruled the country from his residence in this barracks.

Tripoli was founded in the 7th century BC by the Phoenicians, who named it Oea. Due to the city's long history, there are many sites of archaeological significance in Tripoli. "Tripoli" may also refer to the ''shabiyah (Districts of Libya#Shabiya)'' (top-level administrative division in the current Libyan system), the Tripoli District.

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