Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
Algerian stance spoils U.S. strategy for region In discussions with U.S. officials, they have blamed Mali for allowing the terrorist threat to fester, accusing its leaders of being corrupt and cutting secret deals with AQIM, according to classified diplomatic cables ... s colonial master, and the ... 01/18/2013 - 6:05 pm | View Link
Revealed: Second U.S. building attacked in Libya terror raid was CIA base . . . as it emerges American drones were circling above but were 'too slow' to act U.S. intelligence agents were in Benghazi looking for 20,000 missiles which had been used by Muammar Gaddafi's army, in an effort to stop ... days and hours leading up to the terrorist attack, newly released cables have revealed. The ambassador warned ... 10/22/2012 - 10:32 am | View Link
‘You lost’ — reporters at State say UNESCO vote isolates U.S. from world opinion (and possibly from intellectual property enforcement) Below is the transcript of the amazing interchange yesterday between State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland and AP’s Matt Lee, among other reporters at the daily briefing. The reporters have had it with the emperor’s new clothes. Matt Lee points ... 11/1/2011 - 11:16 am | View Link
In a pure coincidence, Gaddafi impeded U.S. oil interests before the war Whatever the answers to those mysteries, no responsible or Serious person, by definition, would suggest that any of this — from today’s Washington Post — has anything to do with it: The relationship between Gaddafi and the U.S. oil industry as a ... 06/10/2011 - 11:12 pm | View Link
Wikileaks Founder Accuses U.S., Facebook, and Media of Vast Conspiracy We didn’t have any top secret cables. The really embarrassing stuff ... is doing wrong by harboring the sons of controversial leader Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, stating, "It’s an example of true liberalism in the United Kingdom: everyone come ... 05/3/2011 - 3:32 am | View Link
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Libya Our Home : News and Views ليبيا وطننا ... Libya: A major test case for Barack Obama ... EU opens Benghazi office in boost to Libyan rebels ... New alleged al Qaeda tape slams NATO actions ... 07/23/2014 - 10:54 am | View Website
Astrology: Muammar al-Gaddafi, date of birth: 1942/06/07 ... Astrology: Muammar al-Gaddafi, born June 7, 1942 in Qasr Abu Hadi, Horoscope, astrological portrait, dominant planets, birth data, heights, and interactive chart ... 07/22/2014 - 2:51 pm | View Website
Libyan Civil War The Libyan Civil War, also referred to as the Libyan Revolution, was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, fought between forces loyal to ... 07/22/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Website
Jacksonville will serve as the base for International Pageants for the next three years.
Visit Jacksonville announced in a news release Thursday that the tourism bureau for Duval County has landed a deal with International Pageants that returns events here through 2016. This year’s Mrs. International, Miss International and Miss Teen International pageants are already taking place through Aug.
A Clyo man who was an Effingham County jail officer has been arrested for the sexual assault of a female inmate.
After a six-month investigation, David Williford, 50, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for sexual assault against a person in custody, according to Sheriff’s spokesman David Ehsanipoor.
After reports of misconduct in the Effingham County jail, internal and criminal investigations were conducted.
Williford resigned in February, Ehsanipoor said.
“We will not tolerate any behavior which is not in accordance with our professional standards, “ Ehsanipoor said.
A pair of Athens-Clarke County police officers this week made an unexpected appearance in a television show that was being filmed in downtown Athens. One of the officers responded Monday evening to North Jackson Street on a report that a naked man was dancing outside Toppers International Showbar. As it turned out, the man was not completely naked, but was shirtless and wearing boxer shorts.
History museum events
Coming soon to the Amelia Island Museum Of History at 233 S. Third St.: Brown Bag Lunch with Jim Longacre and Ed Johnson presents “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Abraham Lincoln” at noon Wednesday, Aug 6. It is free. Then at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, it’s the next “3rd on 3rd St.