Libya's efforts to build economy, tourism snagged by its own capriciousness

A Swiss businessman has been jailed in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, on immigration violation charges, an action widely seen as retaliation for the arrest of Gaddafi's son. Switzerland, in turn, has barred Libyan officials. In February, Gaddafi banned visas for citizens from 20 European countries in an order that was not lifted until late last month. His call for jihad, or holy war, against Switzerland came after a Swiss referendum prohibited the ... Full Story »

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by scott thayres - Apr. 21, 2010

Sounds factual and i feel as if what I am reading is true and non-biased, but all I see is quotes (not that it is a bad thing, great for personal views). Some links to other sources that dwell deeper in some parts such as the effect of Gaddafi declaring a jihad/boycott (a possible source for which is right would be nice, if possible) on Switzerland on Libya's economy to me would make it more quality journalism.

The photo of the Roman city is amazing. Sad to see that tourism is not doing well from the declaration of a jihad.

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