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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The two flights were supposedly to land in Tripoli International Airport but due to bad weather they were diverted to Misurata airport.
A Libyan captain asked Turkish authorities to take wounded Libyan to ferry for treatment as there was only one doctor at the port of Misurata. But head of Turkish medical team aboard the ferry said it was impossible for them to dock at the port as violent clashes were still under way in the area.
The emergency evacuations will be carried out by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and will get foreign workers who have managed to reach Misurata's port safely out of the town.
at a final game played on Saturday evening in Misurata, Libya.
Summary: Tenaris has recently opened commercial offices in Triploi, Libya, and Algiers, Algeria, and plans to open a service center in the Misurata Free Zone in southern Libya by the beginning of 2010.
The Misurata Court of Appeals sentenced Ahmad Ibrahim to death on Wednesday July 31 along with five other men having been found guilty of murder and inciting violence during the 2011 uprising that led to the Libyan dictator's overthrow.
Gaddafi has urged tribal leaders from Misurata to fight and help him take back Libya's third-largest city from the rebels, who have kept Gaddafi's forces out of the city for over four months.
In the vicinity of Misurata , NATO destroyed two rocket launchers, two
Over the weekend RAF Tornados continued to conduct armed reconnaissance sorties, hitting a total of 22 tanks, armoured vehicles and artillery pieces around Ajdabiya and Misurata.
The contracts commit Impregilo to planning and building infrastructure and carry out urbanisation work in the cities of Tripoli and Misurata. The company will take care of the reconstruction of public services relating to electricity, sewers, telephone and water networks in the two cities.
Since April, the ICRC has organised teleconference calls on four different occasions for three detainees, from Tripoli, Benghazi and Misurata, held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The head is modified with explosive ball bearings," Salah Badi, commander for the Misurata military forces, said.