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On the north-west of the country, Tripoli is the capital and largest city of Libya. It hosts the major part of the country's expat community. Work-oriented city for expats, it is one of the main economic hub of Libya, being a major center for finance and banking, also hosting international companies. There is a highdemand for university ESL teachers, thus offering career prospects to expatriates.

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Misurata is city in Libya and as far as i know the only way to fly to Misurata Airport is with Turkish Airline through Istanbul. It's a one hour flight from Istanbul, really quite pleasant as TA is a well known company. They even offer you Turkish delights before take off (really). 

As far as i'm aware, you cannot walk into a bank and ask for an account. If you're in Libya on a work visa or if you already have your Iqama (residence permit) your employer will ask you to open an account so that your salary can be paid into it. 

The Libyan renting market is a difficult one and for your first time it might be best to go through an agency. Of course if you know the city well or if you have contacts on the ground, it's best to do it your way.

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This month's expat blog: Travel Gourmande

After spending 12 rewarding years in Dubai, Arni and her family decided to move back to the Philippines and "set up their nest". Today, and after a decade of a hectic career-oriented lifestyle in the Middle East, Arni and her French husband run their business in the Philippino countryside. With every ...

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