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2011-08-12 02:00:00

LONDON, August 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- -travelmatch.co.uk, a new travel discovery engine, is reporting a significant surge in the popularity of the luxury holiday brand Sensatori; the company has seen a huge increase in the number of people searching their site for the brand- travelmatch.co.uk [http://www.travelmatch.co.uk ] say that more and more families are jetting off to fantastic locations for luxury holidays in order to get away on their dream holidays. Last month...

2011-05-27 06:00:00

LONDON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelmatch is advising travellers to stay positive as it appears that an ash cloud will not disrupt flights this weekend; the company is still recommending that British tourists monitor various online sources to stay on top of this developing situation. Online travel provider Travelmatch is advising tourists to track the situation carefully as a second ash cloud returns to Europe. The eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland has created an ash...

2006-06-27 06:43:31

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces on Tuesday shot dead two men named as members of a group behind deadly bombings in Sinai tourist resorts, security sources said. The security forces shot Ibrahim Hamid and his brother Sami in northern Sinai, where the authorities say the militant group was based. A gunbattle started when police arrived to arrest the men south of the town of el-Arish. The wife of one of the suspects was also killed. Twenty tourists and Egyptian workers were...

2006-05-26 11:37:21

CAIRO (Reuters) - A man wanted in connection with bombings that killed 20 people in the Sinai resort of Dahab last month has turned himself in, state news agency MENA said on Friday. The report named the man as Mohamad Khadr Salam, 26, who was also wanted for other attacks on resorts in the Sinai peninsula. The report said tribal elders convinced Salam to go to the authorities after police released his brother, who was being held on similar accusations but was found to have no...

2006-05-19 05:20:47

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A man wanted for involvement in bombings of tourist resorts in Sinai killed himself by accident on Friday while trying to attack police who were pursuing him, security sources said. Arafat Ali, 28, was blown up by an explosive device which he had tried to throw at policemen who had encircled him in Rafah, a town which is straddles Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip. The sources said he was second in command of a group called Tawhid wal Jihad, which the...

2006-05-12 08:31:28

EL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - Four men wanted in connection with bombings that killed 20 people in the Sinai resort of Dahab last month have turned themselves in, security sources said on Friday. The surrenders came shortly after police killed Nasr Khamis el-Milahi, a man the Interior Ministry named as the leader of a group it blames for a series of attacks in Sinai since October 2004, and the arrest of his assistant in a gunbattle on Tuesday. "The four wanted men turned themselves...

2006-04-30 16:11:00

EL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian police on Sunday shot dead three men suspected of belonging to a group of Sinai Bedouin who killed 18 people in the Red Sea resort of Dahab last week, police sources said. A police patrol came across two of the men in the Mount Hilal area of northeastern Sinai. The men threw two hand grenades at them but the grenades did not explode, they said. Police opened fire in response and killed them both. In a separate incident, police killed another...

2006-04-26 11:44:47

By Yusri Mohamed ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Two men blew themselves up in Egypt's north Sinai on Wednesday in what appeared to be abortive attacks by a mysterious militant group on a multinational peace force and on the Egyptian police. One bomber died near an airport used by the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), which monitors the border with Israel, and another close to an Egyptian police vehicle. No one else was hurt, the Interior Ministry said. Cabinet spokesman Magdy...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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