Archive for May, 2011

  • Watch amazing waterspouts off Australia’s NSW Coast
    Aerial footage of powerful waterspouts near the coastal suburb of Terrigal on Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) coast.
    by at May 30th, 2011 at 12:05 pm
  • Listen to Radio Message from NATO to Gaddafi troops in Zintan
    NATO Psyops is sending this radio message out to Gaddafi troops in Zintan, urging them to leave the battle. The YouTube & radio message is in both English and Arabic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT7RR4vnETc
    by at May 30th, 2011 at 12:05 pm
  • Safiya Gaddafi phones CNN to complain about treatment of her family
    In her latest show of chutzpah, Mrs. Safiya Gaddafi, wife of Muammar, talked in arabic with CNN about the plight of her poor family at the hands of NATO and the rest of the world. From the hysteria in her voice, I would guess she is still in Libya and not tucked away safely in Tunisia or Vienna as previously rumored. Safiya complains about the treatment of her family and...
    by at May 29th, 2011 at 04:05 pm
  • Australia's Working Holiday Visa – What I learned from a year Downunder
    Having lived in Australia”s Gold Coast for almost a year now, I”ve learned a lot and, if given a second chance, would do things completely different. I’m going to start with some basic visa information and then tell my story in hopes that someone els Super Article Spinner – 3-in-1 Shuffler, Spinner And Submitter! e doesn’t make the mistakes I did. essay I...
    by at May 21st, 2011 at 11:05 pm
  • Where in the world are the Gaddafi women Safiya and Aisha? Poland, Tunisia or Tripoli?
    Aisha Gaddafi in better days cheering on her father's supporters Rumors on twitter have them everywhere from Tunisia to the Cayman Islands to Poland. Poland? Can’t even imagine how that came up. So many reports of them in Tunisia that it might have been sightings of Elvis. But in the end the Tunisian Foreign Minister denied that Gaddafi’s wife Safiya and...
    by at May 19th, 2011 at 05:05 pm
  • Obama Mid East speech word cloud
    Obama Mid East word cloud Thanks to the blog City of Brass for the word cloud of Obama’s “Moment of Opportunity” speech. Notice the message: people region must change The word cloud article also includes the complete text of President Barack Obama’s speech on the Middle East today. Aziz calls it the “Moment of Opportunity” speech. Big...
    by at May 19th, 2011 at 04:05 pm
  • Old photo of Safiya Gaddafi, mother of the gang of brothers, emerges. Is she in Tunis with Aisha?
    Gaddafi and his second wife Safiya, mother to Aisha & Gang of 6 Brothers One look at this woman’s face and it’s easy to understand how she and Muammar could have produced such monstrous offspring. Safiya is Gaddafi’s second wife and mother to his only daughter Aisha and 6 of his 7 sons: Saif al-Islam, Saadi, Mutassim, Khamis, Hannibal, Saif Al-Arab Saif...
    by at May 17th, 2011 at 10:05 am
  • Map of Tripoli May 10 by @k_thos
    Tripoli Libya (Tarabulus al-Gharb) May 10, 2011 @k_thos produced this updated map showing the city of Tripoli, or Tarabulus al-Gharb as it its known to Libyans, on May 10, 2011. Extremely detailed, he gives pertinent information about places you have read about in the media or on twitter. Pls follow him for excellent maps of Misrata and Nafusa as well.
    by at May 10th, 2011 at 07:05 am
  • Eman Al-Obeidi talks to CNN after escape to Tunis in amazariyah traditional headdress
    Similar to amazariyah. This taken in Morocco by David Sutherland Nic Robertson tells some of Eman Al-Obeidi’s story in this CNN interview. Eman shows CNN how she put on a traditional white Libyan headdress called an amazariyah which covers all but one eye. The amazariyah was given to her by the mother of a friend as a disguise during the car journey from Tripoli...
    by at May 8th, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • JibJab Mother’s Day card from my daughter
    Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab!
    by at May 8th, 2011 at 11:05 am
  • Eman Al-Obeidi escapes Libya to Tunisia
    Eman Al-Obeidi being interviewed by Nic Robertson CNN in Tripoli weeks ago Twitter is burning up with the latest news of the Libyan heroine, Eman Al-Obeidi. She escaped Tripoli, Libya with the help of a defecting military officer and his family, crossing the Dahibah border disguised “in a local manner.” There were no challenges and she entered Tunisia without...
    by at May 8th, 2011 at 08:05 am
  • Latest weapon against Misrata port is smart mine. Dropped from helicopter? No – from Grad missile
    Smart mine found in Misrata port ~ photo by Ali Alramli Approximately 20+ explosive devises called smart mines were dropped  into Misrata harbor and around the port yesterday. Earlier reports claimed helicopters dropped the mines, but C.J. Chivers of the New York Times writes that they were delivered by a Chinese-made variant of a Grad rocket that opens in flight and...
    by at May 6th, 2011 at 02:05 pm
  • Al Jazeera English documentary on Libya features Mo Nabbous
    Mohammed "Mo" Nabbous thnx photo Feb17.info Must see! “Arab Awakening – Libya: Through the fire.” The Al Jazeera English documentary features citizen journalist, hero and martyr Mohammed “Mo” Nabbous. Mo kept audiences riveted to changing events in Benghazi from the first hours of the uprising against Gaddafi until the night he was...
    by at May 6th, 2011 at 11:05 am
  • Obama Roasts Trump at 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner
    President Obama roasts Donald Trump at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner. Shots of Trump in the audience show an unhappy camper. Hard to laugh at yourself, Donald?
    by at May 5th, 2011 at 11:05 am
  • Take a handful of dust, Misrata, to your homes by Rahman Shalgam
    Take a handful of dust, Misrata, to your homes. Saturday, April 30, 2011 Rahman Shalgam WARNING: This is a google translation from Arabic. It’s raw and not had the benefit of any sensitive Human interpretation. I did no editing. You get a great image though, of the way the Arabic-speaking mind thinks – put ideas and concepts together. It’s an...
    by at May 3rd, 2011 at 08:05 pm
  • Lookin for Freedom – Ibn Thabit
    New release by Libyan rap artist Ibn Thabit (Ibn Thabet). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELjLtCaPib8&feature=share
    by at May 3rd, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • Libyan Freedom Song – Rock Version
    Enjoy this new rock version release of Libyan Freedom Song written by Masoud Bo-yseer (Abo-Aseer) of Benghazi. This electric guitar version was arranged and performed by a garage band from Tripoli. Libya Will Remain Free and United. One Libya for all Libyans!
    by at May 3rd, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • King of Kings Gaddafi from riches to – well, not even – rags
    This is the kind of photo that just begs to be published. Check out those rings on the self-proclaimed King of Africa, King of Kings Muammar Gaddafi. If you’ve seen him lately, there’s not much left of his splendor. photo thnx to Sabry Elmhedwy/European Pressphoto Agency, via Corbis If his closet holds any of these riches, he’s forsaken them for the...
    by at May 2nd, 2011 at 01:05 pm
  • Trump trumps own tackiness with autograph on Obama birth certificate
    Thanks to Katie Jacobs Stanton for these two photos: One of Donald Trump autographing a copy of Barack Obama’s birth certificate, and the other of the autographed copy of birth certificate itself.   Trump autographing copy of Obama birth certificate thnx @KatieS Obama birth certificate autographed by Donald Trump thnx @KatieS
    by at May 2nd, 2011 at 12:05 pm