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Libyan Martyrs Return Home from Palestine.

Byline: The Tripoli Post

Summary: On Wednesday evening the remains of three Libyan martyrs who died fighting for the liberation of Palestine arrived in Tripoli International Airport.

On Wednesday evening the remains of three Libyan martyrs who died fighting for the liberation of Palestine arrived in Tripoli International Airport.

An official red carpet and heroes reception was held for martyrs attended by senior officials and the families and relatives of the martyrs.

The martyrs, Ali Ibrahim Nwaidhah, Khalid Mohammed Al-Ma'alul and Said A'araibi Khalifa, all participated in military operations against Israeli occupation of Palestine and scirificed their lives defending a noble cause.

The senior officials and relatives and many others received the three coffins which were covered by the green Libyan flag with roses and prayers and chants that expressed the pride of everyone as a result of these heroes' sacrifice.

Revolutionary Committees and the volunteers of the popular liberation struggle.

The speakers stressed the Libyans has always stood beside Arab struggle and participated in the struggle for liberation of Palestine. The September Revolution since its emergence has sported this struggle and it was code named "Al-Quds" on the night of first of September 1969, a speaker said.

Nwaidha who was born in 1965 from Souq Al-Jumaa, died in 1989 during a military operation against Israeli forces and their agent Antoine Lahad. Al-Ma'alul, born in 1967, from Azizia, also died in a fedayeen operation against Israeli force in Southern Lebanon.

Khalifa, born in 1962 in Tripoli, became a martyr in July 1992 when he participated in a military operation inside Palestine at Najah University in Nablis.

Hezbollah turned over the remains of 114 Syrian and Arab fighters including the three Libyans to Syria on Wednesday after receiving them as part of a prisoner swap with Israel the week before.

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Publication:The Tripoli Post (Tripoli, Libya)
Date:Jul 27, 2008
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