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2011-04-05 20:15:00

TRIPOLI, Libya, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (WPIX) -- WPIX Diplomatic efforts to end the bloody stalemate in Libya have taken a surprise turn with the involvement of former U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon, who led delegations to the country in 2004. Weldon, a 10-term congressman from Pennsylvania who served as vice-chair of the House Armed Services Committee, was invited to Tripoli by Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi in the hopes he can broker a deal with international leaders, including the Obama...

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...

2008-11-23 14:00:18

Prince Andrew spent four days in Tunisia with his friend Tarek Kaituni, who has a gun-smuggling conviction, a spokeswoman for the British royal confirms. The unidentified spokeswoman said while Andrew did enjoy the hospitality of Kaituni during his stay last week, the royal family member intends to pay back the Libyan native for his hospitality, The Sunday Times of London reported. The duke is reimbursing him (Kaituni) and we just do it sort of privately because the duke is not carrying a...


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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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