KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Justice has signed a contract valued at $245 million for Phase II of the Justice Square Project downtown Kingston.
The work, to be undertaken by MLO Construction over a six-month period, involves the further refurbishing of the Supreme Court and renovation of the former Nati ...more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The official Libyan news agency has said that the country's interim interior minister has resigned after coming under heavy criticism following a string of attacks on Sufi shrines in the country.
LANA said Fawzi Abdel-Al submitted his resignation Sunday to Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib, a day after attackers bulldozed a Sufi shrine and mosque in the heart of Tripoli as security forces watched.
Members of Libya's newly elected parliament decried the desecration and accused security authorities of being infiltrated by loyalists of Moammar Gadhafi's ousted regime. They also blamed the Interior Ministry for a general deterioration of security in the country.
The repeated attacks on Sufi shrines have sparked fears of stewing sectarian troubles in a country that is still without a strong central government.
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