Interview: Fahmi Aburakhis

Interview: Fahmi Aburakhis

By the virtue of downfall of Gaddafi, the Libyan political scenario has completely changed in every respect. Many young and devoted people are emerging after being off the GRID  for decades. Few days ago we had an opportunity to meet one such young man, Fahmi Abu Rakhis, a young politician from Gharyan, a city in northwestern Libya. Along with pleasant…
Teaching

Teaching

One of the most honorable professions in the world both in modern and ancient times, Ahmed Shawgy the prince of Arab poets said stand up to greet the teacher for he is almost a prophet. Yes Teachers are most highly revered and their efforts are appreciated by both pupils and their parents, not just during the time of study but…

Rise and rise up again

Rise and rise up again Nothing to lose but everything to gain We paved our road with blood and tears Collected our strength and all our gears Telling the free world that hears We haven’t done all this for claps and cheers We are ahfad el mukhtar We follow our goals no matter how far But don’t show inkesar Again…

Diaries Of Someone

Dedicated to the martyrs of Bu Sleem Prison. Another murky night, descended with ears of sponge; leaning over his breath. Ironically, thoughts flickered; attempting to mute lullabies, sung by thirsty bazooka. Worthless to rock senses gone numb, skin unable to change... In return, how naive, trusting moon of elusive intellect, patriotism dressed in tuxedo. Seeking for shelter, from whence idealism…
Delectable recipe for Ramadan

Delectable recipe for Ramadan

As my first article in this lovely magazine, I wanted to start with one of my favorite recipes of all time, chocolate cake! It's probably the 1st cake that I perfected and believe me it's going to be your favorite as well, so simple to bake and I can assure you that it's going to be a big hit in…
Libya is Calling

Libya is Calling

Libya’s future is gazing upon us, and it’s time for us to be part of this future; Libya’s embarking upon a new dawn, a dawn like non before. Libya has embarked on a journey towards liberation; with its first chapter closed and the third about to commence. As Libyans, we have an obligation towards our country; we are obliged to…

Demagoguery

Demagoguery Finally the Libyan elections are knocking on the door. As for many believed the day will never come. Libyans now can exercise a fundamental right of choosing their own representatives. Democracy demands from people, a high level of intelligence, awareness, self-restraint, vigilance and all time devotion and active participation in the affairs of the State. Citizens must have a…

Ramadan Kareem

The atmosphere is already filled with piousness and joy as the Holy month of Ramadan is on the door step. In this 9th month of Lunar calender, all Muslims Observe fast from dawn to dusk. Its the Month of showers of Blessings and forgiveness for Muslims around the globe. But for Libyans its a matter of double joy. As last…

Change

Change They say it comes when you least expect it and the smallest changes can have the biggest impact on our lives. Throughout the past year I've come to realize the importance of change and the acceptance of change around us. I've come to understand that not all changes are for the better. We are here to learn from our…