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  • More @WheelerTweets pix from Libya
    James Wheeler standing in front of Roman ruins at Siffeet. Western Mtns (Nafusa). Siffeet. The damage at top of this Roman monument is all too recent. Courtesy of Gaddafi. Western Mtns (Nafusa). Drive from Yefren to Qalaa. Yefren. A view of the hospital entrance mid-day....
    by at June 22nd, 2011 at 04:06 pm
  • @WheelerTweets photos from Nafusa Libya
    James Wheeler at Bir Ayad on the road to Ar-ryayna Zintan Hospital in Arrusjban Jadu ruins used as lookout point by Freedom Fighters Jadu view Zintan bomb disposal. This one man personally neutralized 169 land mines! Jadu "barracks" for Freedom Fighters Arrusjban...
    by at June 16th, 2011 at 12:06 pm
  • First hand story of Christchurch earthquake from Brutus, my real friend
    Hi, yes, I am fine, but it is getting old. We get substantial aftershocks a couple times a week, but this morning it was a sort of rolling thunder. I figure since the house hasn’t fallen down yet, then it probably won’t, but there is a sliver of doubt about what...
    by at June 12th, 2011 at 08:06 pm
  • Book launch of Life Choices: Pursuing Your Passion
    Tomorrow in Vegas! Come to the Tropicana Hotel for the launch of the third book in the Life Choices series, Pursuing Your Passion. 26 authors and speakers tell their stories of making big changes in their lives in order to pursue their passion. “The Muses Whisper”...
    by at June 10th, 2011 at 10:06 am
  • 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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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,...
    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...
    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...
    by at May 2nd, 2011 at 12:05 pm
  • Chinese J202 missiles or M202A1 Rocket Launchers used first time in Misrata?
    They are being called “202′s” in Misrata as Gaddafi forces launch heavy attacks on residential areas with new weapons. Some are calling them Chinese J202 missiles, other claiming they are M202A1 Flame Assault Flash Rocket Launchers.
    by at April 28th, 2011 at 11:04 am
  • Obama’s birth certificate
    After a few years of right wing hysteria over the birthplace of Prez Barack Obama, and questions of his eligibility to be President of the United States, the copy of his birth certificate has been released. Maybe Donald Trump and the others can move onto other issues now?...
    by at April 27th, 2011 at 06:04 am
  • A song for Eman Al-Obeidi “Don’t Give up Eman”
    “Eman’s greatest fear is that she will be forgotten!! HELP EMAN by posting, sharing, sending, and re-posting her song to everyone you know, and get them to repost!! It’s our duty to keep her story alive!!! She needs us to keep her story alive!!!!”...
    by at April 26th, 2011 at 09:04 pm
  • Gaddafi Weapons of War include F2000, thermobaric shells, J202
      Belgian F2000 used by Gaddafi forces in Misrata Libyan Army Commando Troops in Tripoli by IulianRomania Thanks to @NexusIndivulsus   Cluster bombs on warning poster Misrata New missile head used in Misrata: napalm or North Korean/Soviet thermobaric shell launched...
    by at April 26th, 2011 at 10:04 am
  • Arab Awakening in Mauritania – Day of Rage 25 April
    The Arab Awakening is spreading across North Africa. I’m using the Al Jazeera English term now rather than Arab Spring. I haven’t seen a lot of  flowering as of yet, but definitely a culture waking up and demanding social justice.   @weddady weddady Protest...
    by at April 25th, 2011 at 04:04 pm
  • Waiting for the Tank
    YouTube of  a Freedom Fighter in Misrata waiting in the alley to fire on a passing Gaddafi forces tank.
    by at April 25th, 2011 at 12:04 pm
  • New Ibn Thabit Libyan Rap “Shukran” (Thank you)
    Thanks to @ChangeInLibya  
    by at April 25th, 2011 at 09:04 am