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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...

2010-09-28 11:11:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Britain's leading airlines, bmi, is to launch a new, daily service from London to the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Good connections from New York, Boston, Washington - Dulles, Houston, and Chicago are available with Star Alliance and code-share partners, Continental Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and United. Connections can also be made with ease from Toronto, Canada and are offered in conjunction with Star Alliance member and code-share partner Air...

2010-06-02 11:20:00

LONDON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Libyan government has instructed UK-based Trimega Laboratories to coordinate DNA analysis and carry out forensic work on the remains of the passengers who died when Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 from Johannesburg crash-landed at Tripoli Airport (on 12.5.10). All but one of the 104 people onboard the Airbus A330-200 perished - with 70 of the dead originating from Holland, along with a number of Libyans, South Africans, Zimbabweans, Austrians, Germans,...

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...

2009-09-02 10:46:00

TRIPOLI, Libya, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignitaries from around the world gathered in Tripoli's Green Park last night to witness what has been one of Africa's largest, most successful and most spectacular events in history. The celebration marked the 40th Anniversary of the Al Fateh Revolution on the precise date that had seen the unpopular King Idris deposed following the country's liberation from Italy. Guests joined Muammar Al Gaddafi, Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution,...

2009-08-30 11:40:00

TRIPOLI, Libya, August 30 /PRNewswire/ -- - Spectacular Opening Event to Headline a Week-long Series of Celebratory Events - Libya's Rich and Ancient History Featuring the Jewels of the African Union to be Showcased Preparations are near conclusion for 'Celebrate Libya', one of Africa's biggest ever events, in Tripoli today. The grand celebration will then set in motion a week-long series of festivities for the world to enjoy. Libya appears to be striving not...

2008-09-29 14:40:58

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Report by Hussein Assi: "Lebanon, World Condemn Tripoli Blast, Call for Unity."] Once again, the Lebanese army pays the price from the northern city of Tripoli... The Lebanese army said in a statement that the "hands of treachery have stretched again to the military institution to target security and stability in this country as well as reconciliation among the constituents of a unified society through a...

2008-09-23 12:00:51

MedImpact has appointed Louis C. Tripoli, M.D., to the position of vice president and medical director. In his new role, Dr. Tripoli will further expand MedImpact's health services programs, with a focus on innovations that foster new ways to approach complex health problems. He will direct health outcomes research as well as drug management strategy and clinical integration. Dr. Tripoli reports to Dr. Louis Brunetti, senior vice president and chief medical officer for MedImpact Healthcare...

2008-09-09 12:00:24

Afriqiyah Airways from Libya took delivery of its first medium range Airbus A319. This A319 is the first of three aircraft of this type to be delivered to the young and dynamic airline, and is part of an order signed in 2006, which also includes 11 A320s and three long range A330-200s. To date two A320s have also been delivered to the airline. In 2007, Afriqiyah signed another firm contract for six A350XWB aircraft to further expand their growing international long haul network. The A319...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.