Latest Libya Stories

2011-03-22 07:05:00

BEIJING, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has completed its biggest ever overseas humanitarian mission by evacuating 9,000 Chinese nationals from Libya, which has been suffering from widespread unrest in recent weeks. The airline laid on 28 charter flights to transport back to China the students, workers and their families, representing around a quarter of all the Chinese who have been evacuated from Libya over the past few weeks. (Photo:...

2011-03-21 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club praised Monday the release of four New York Times journalists who had been kidnapped in Libya but called attention to the as yet unresolved disappearance of other reporters there. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The Times reported that its four employees, who had been held for six days, were released Monday to Turkish authorities and crossed into Tunisia. The journalists are Anthony...

2011-03-17 16:35:00

LONDON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The impact of changes in energy demand caused by the crisis in Japan will be exacerbated by the fragile state of the global oil market, according to energy price reporting agency Argus. The market had just started to deal with the loss of Libyan supplies when the 11 March earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, severely damaging ports, power stations, refineries and other energy infrastructure. Over 1.2mn b/d of Libyan crude exports has been lost to the...

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...

2011-03-04 08:01:00

HONG KONG, March 4 /PRNewswire/ - Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) and Petrohawk Energy Corporation (NYSE:HK). As the Middle Eastern situation continues to press concerns, it brings the potential for destabilizing a geo-strategically important region. Investors from around the world are invited to view fundamental and technical analysis at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. Libya is a...

2011-03-03 06:20:00

DUBAI, UAE, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the riots and number of violent exchanges between protesters and armed authorities in Libya, expats in the country have been looking for a means to escape this troubled region. "Since the situation in Libya escalated into violence, we have received many inquiries for urgent emergency evacuations," said Claire Brugirard, Charter Sales Manager at Air Charter International. A more complicated area to conduct evacuations from,...

2011-03-02 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 1, the U.S. Postal Service temporarily suspended acceptance of international mail service to Libya due to the lack of transportation service to Libya. Additional information and updates regarding acceptance and movement of international mail to Libya are posted online at usps.com/communications/news/serviceupdates. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products...

2011-02-28 09:50:00

MOSCOW, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RT's Arabic channel Rusiya al-Yaum, broadcast in Libya via the Nilesat (AB4) satellite, is being jammed. According to RRsat Global Communications Network, a satellite TV provider, several attempts have been made to jam the Rusiya al-Yaum signal, broadcast via the open channel of the Nilesat (AB4) satellite. The company says Libyan authorities are jamming the signal to deprive the people of Libya of access to independent and unbiased coverage of events...

2011-02-23 12:51:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States: The European Union expresses its grave concern by the situation unfolding in Libya. We strongly condemn the violence and use of force against civilians and deplore the repression against peaceful demonstrators which has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of civilians. These brutal mass violations of human rights are unacceptable. The EU...

2010-11-10 05:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll that measures the attitudes of Americans to 13 countries in or near to the Middle East finds that only one, Israel, is widely seen as a close ally (43%). Although most others are not seen as a close ally, Americans have very different attitudes to each of them. Many people see Egypt, Kuwait, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Jordan as friendly to the U.S. On the other hand, many people see Iran, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan as...

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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.