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2014-09-09 08:26:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi and nearby CIA Annex were utilized in part to coordinate arms shipments to the jihadist rebels fighting the Syrian regime while Ambassador Chris Stevens played a central role in the arms transfers, and documents, according to an explosive new book to be released today. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144189 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144190 Aaron Klein's book...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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