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2013-05-10 23:24:05

The public eye was tuned in to the coverage of The Benghazi Embassy scandal yesterday, as a new round of congressional hearings were played on C-Span. Social media sites like Facebook, and Twitter, are the easiest way to follow opinion makers with the hash tag #Benghazi Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Histowiki.com launched its Benghazi Timeline of events, and how it was covered by the press, today. The timeline includes links to not only key news stories that influenced the ongoing...

2011-03-22 06:32:00

Funds to have immediate, lifesaving impact LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid the massive disorder that has rocked the African nation of Libya since mid-February, The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has made a grant of US$25,000 to help International Relief & Development (IRD) to distribute urgently needed medical relief in Libya and along the Tunisian border. "Thousands of people in Libya are being affected by the ongoing violence, some who are chronically ill...

2011-03-09 18:32:00

LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps' emergency response teams in eastern Libya and at the border in Tunisia are conducting ongoing assessments of health needs and providing critical medical supplies. The teams have found that a shortage of nurses is a key concern in eastern Libya, and water/sanitation/hygiene services and psychosocial support are needed in camps on the Libya-Tunisia border. In Tunisia, International Medical Corps found there...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, sets sail this morning at Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami 2010, the cruise industry's leading event. WHAT: CRUISE SHIPPING MIAMI 2010 WHEN: MARCH 16-18, 2010. HOURS - 9:00 AM-6:00 PM WHERE: MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, MIAMI BEACH. BOOTH 3042, HALL D. Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest annual cruise convention, attracts over 10,000...

2009-03-03 09:32:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Libyan Department of Relief and Humanitarian Assistance, also known as Libyan Aid, recently established a significant capability for medical disaster response in Benghazi, Libya. On the morning of February 16th, experts from the American-based company BLU-MED Response Systems assisted in a training exercise at Benghazi's Garyounis University where members of Libyan Aid erected the 50-bed mobile hospital. The deployable facility, procured from...

2006-08-29 06:31:39

By Salah Sarrar TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan prosecutor demanded the death penalty on Tuesday for five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor on trial for the second time on charges that they infected hundreds of children with the HIV virus. "The act was cruel, criminal and inhuman. It's a human catastrophe," prosecutor Omar Abdulkhaleq told the Tripoli court, adding that 53 of the 430 children infected had subsequently died. "We demand the death penalty for the accused." A...

2006-06-13 07:45:12

By Lamine Ghanmi TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The retrial of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV was postponed for a second time on Tuesday to give lawyers more time to prepare evidence. Washington has long backed Bulgaria and the European Union in saying the medics, in jail in Libya since 1999, are innocent. Defense lawyers complained about the new delay and demanded the medics' release. "This trial has taken another...

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2006-03-28 05:30:00

By Salah Sarrar TRIPOLI -- Thousands of Western visitors are flooding into Libya to view a solar eclipse due on Wednesday in the largest tourist event ever held in the long-isolated north African country, officials said. The big oil exporting country hopes the influx of foreigners to remote viewing stations in its spectacular desert outback will boost a fledgling tourist industry that is anticipating a boom as a thaw in ties with the West erodes years of isolation. Deputy Tourism Minister...

2006-02-18 09:11:34

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - An Italian minister rejected accusations on Saturday that he was to blame for deadly clashes in Libya over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad which he had made into T-shirts and wore on state television. Italian officials said at least 11 people were killed and nearly 40 wounded on Friday when protesters stormed the Italian consulate in Libya's eastern coastal city of Benghazi and started a fire before they were repelled by police. The government of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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