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2011-04-21 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American businessman whose massive limestone quarry in Oman was expropriated by that country's government has taken the first step towards initiating the first-ever investment arbitration under the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

2009-05-21 18:27:08

An Egyptian real-estate mogul and ex-member of Parliament has been found guilty of ordering the slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim. Tamim's career reportedly began when she won a gold medal on Lebanon's Studio al-Fann talent show in 1996.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.