Massive floods sweep through eastern Libya

Massive floods sweep through eastern Libya

Major floods swept through Libya's eastern region after heavy rains struck on Friday, November 6, 2020, resulting in considerable damage to houses, cars, and public infrastructure. About 10 million Libyan dinars or 7 million dollars have been allocated to deal…

Thick dust over Tibesti Mountains (Chad) and Gulf of Sidra (Libya)

Thick dust over Tibesti Mountains (Chad) and Gulf of Sidra (Libya)

The Gulf of Sidra is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, indenting the Libyan coast of northern Africa. It extends eastward for 443 km(275 miles) from Miṣrātah to Banghāzī. A highway links scattered oases along its shore, which is chiefly desert, with salt marshes.

The 5 hottest places on Earth

The 5 hottest places on Earth

While two-thirds of the earth is covered in water, a full third of the remaining land (that’s one-ninth of the total!) is nearly uninhabitable desert. All of the world’s  hottest places lie in that harsh environment.Timbuktu, Mali – 54,5C (130.1 F) degreesThe

Libya warns of disaster if ‘Great Man-Made River’ hit

Libya warns of disaster if ‘Great Man-Made River’ hit

Libya warned on Sunday that NATO-led air strikes could cause a “human and environmental disaster” if they damaged the country’s massive Great Man-Made River (GMMR) project.Built at a cost of 33 billion dollars, the GMMR extracts water from deep beneath the Sahara