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... were told it means peace. We were told it is the colour of Islam. We were also told that Qaddafi, furious after President Sadat of Egypt visited and acknowledged the existence of Israel, said the flag must be changed as it was the same as the Egyptian one which had flown beside the Israeli flag. They sat around discussing what the new flag should look like and Qaddafi noticed a piece of green paper on the floor – that's it,he says, plain green.
... buy a bag of bread rolls for 2 dinar.
If you travel 2 or 3 hours out of Benghazi through Jebel Akdar, Green Mountains, you will find Shahat which has some magnificent roman ruins. Make sure on the way you take the side road which takes you down through the mountains where you can see the caves where the Australians were hiding during the war. It is beautiful scenery.
Women are allowed to drive in Libya but it is a long process to ...
... and was lost so Mussolini decided to build one to replace it in the thirties. Hence the modern Bronzes. When Qaddaffis boys took over the arch had to come down. The panels from the arch were thrown in a paddock and the rest used for roadfill. I think later on they felt a bit guilty so a grotty museum was built currently containing ...