Latest Libya Stories

2011-06-13 12:53:00

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Libya Relief Fund, a volunteer-driven charity organization established to provide relief and aid to those affected by the humanitarian disaster in Libya, today launched a nationwide appeal and fundraising campaign designed to raise awareness of the human and social crisis unfolding in Libya and educate the general public on the nature of the conflict, the Feb. 17 movement, and the Libyan people's struggle for freedom and human rights and the...

2011-05-27 00:00:28

As the conflicts in both Libya and Yemen escalate, Americans are feeling an increased amount of financial pressure at the gas pump. For those professionals that must commute to and from work, in addition to traveling to appointments throughout the day, gas prices have become a constant challenge and financial drain. Digital Wave Profit Formula, a groundbreaking online business company, has provided its professionals with a way to avoid the ever-increasing gas prices altogether while promoting...

2011-05-15 00:02:31

Effective next month, two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships will enter the waters off the coast of Libya, an area declared to be in a state of war as NATO-backed rebel forces struggle to topple the despotic dictator Muammar Gaddafi, with the goal of intercepting bluefin tuna poachers and freeing any illegally caught fish in attempt to save the species from nearing extinction. Friday Harbor, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Effective next month, two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships will...

2011-04-20 11:04:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new BBC World News America/Harris Poll examines American attitudes to U.S. military intervention in other countries, from Afghanistan and Bosnia to Libya and Darfur, and finds that there are widespread disagreements about almost all of the six countries where the U.S. intervened and three countries where it did not. However there was widespread agreement that the U.S. should not be the "world's policeman" (67% to 11%) and that each case where...

2011-04-10 15:11:00

NEW YORK, April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gotham Talk Radio's "In Your Face Politics" show hosted by New York Politicos, Brad Gerstman & David Schwartz, today highlighted an interview with potential future New York City Mayoral Candidate, John Catsimatidis. As President, CEO and Chairman of the Red Apple Group, he is also CEO of the United Refining Company. Schwartz & Gerstman asked him about the situation in Libya. "Our main business is the oil business," Catsimatidis said. "And...

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...

2011-03-26 11:18:00

Former President's Son, Michael, Anchors Libya Episode From Reagan Ranch WASHINGTON, March 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first episode of a new web series, "What Would Reagan Do?" anchored by Michael Reagan, the son of former President Ronald Reagan, was launched today on the internet, contrasting how his father's leadership style differs from today's leaders. The "What Would Reagan Do?" preview can be viewed at http://www.rightchange.com. "What Would Reagan Do? Libya", offers...

2011-03-23 07:45:00

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the ballistic missile threat in Libya and has offered his analysis in terms of missile defense needs in regards to the current situation in Libya. Ellison is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense in the country. His comments are outlined below: As an international coalition moves forward...

2011-03-22 17:19:00

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following weeks of strikes from government forces and the allied coalition's enforcement of a no-fly zone, the crisis in Libya continues to escalate and endanger civilians throughout the country. More than 290,000 people have fled the violence to neighboring countries, primarily Tunisia and Egypt, scores of civilians have been killed, and a reported 600,000 inside Libya are in need of humanitarian assistance. International Medical...

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...

Latest Libya Reference Libraries

2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.