Misurata


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Misurata:

see MisratahMisratah
or Misurata
, city (1984 pop. 131,031), NW Libya, located in an oasis. A seaport on the Mediterranean Sea, the city exports dates and grain and is noted for its handwoven carpets, pottery, and textiles. Misratah was known to the Romans as Tubartis.
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, Libya.
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According to Reuters, the alleged hospital near the Misurata airport will be staffed by about 100 doctors and nurses and guarded by some 200 soldiers.
A first batch of six medical supply containers have already reached the Port of Tripoli and will be distributed soon to the undersupplied hospitals, helping them serve as many as 20,000 families (120,000 people) in Ubari, Sabha, Murzuk, Jufra, Misurata, Tripoli, Zawiya, Sabratha, Zuwarah, Yafran, and Al-Makhzan.
Edward Oakden, UKTI Chairman, and Alan Lamond, BAG Chairman, introduced the conference - attended by more than 90 British companies - which was designed to highlight the needs of Tripoli, Benghazi, Sebha and Misurata airports.
The battle-hardened fighters from Misurata have, if anything, the worst reputation of the lot.
Gaddafis body has been placed on public display in a cold storage container in Misurata alongside another son Mutassim and his army chief since they were all killed in Sirte on Thursday.
He denied Gaddafi was killed in a bombing by NATO forces on Sirte, asserting that "the rebels of Misurata killed him.
ambassador Angelina Jolie has been meeting officials in Libya to support aid agencies in Tripoli and Misurata.
Opponents are bombing the city mostly from the south front, which was opened by the rebels of Misurata.
5 inch gun across the bows of three rigid hulled inflatable boats (RHIBs) which were spotted acting suspiciously while the ship was patrolling the waters off the besieged city of Misurata.
piece in the vicinity of Misurata, 3 armoured fighting vehicles in the
The meeting in the White House came as a setback for them after a positive week of fighting Gaddafi forces, especially after success to regain control of an airport in the western city of Misurata.
Ashton wrote, early in April, to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressing that the EU could use military assets to ensure that aid reaches the city of Misurata, besieged by pro-Gaddafi forces.