July 31, 2020

Gloomy mood in war-torn Libya on eve of Eid al-Adha

Tajoura (Libya) (AFP) – Worn down by conflict, poverty and the pandemic, many Libyans are gloomy this year on the eve of the holy Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha. A usually bustling annual sheep market on the outskirts of the capital Tripoli lies largely deserted, lambs bleating in their wire-mesh pens with few customers in sight.A handful of potential buyers eye the sacrificial animals, their makeshift enclosures partially shaded against the blazing summer sun, in the suburb of Tajoura.Breeder Suleiman Ertel got up long before dawn to bring his livestock from his hometown of Zliten,…

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