Libya

My Walk Through the Valley of Death

Newsweek  17 October 2011

When I first arrive in Tripoli, long past midnight on a hot September night, driving in from the Tunisian border, the smell of burning rubber permeates everything. Near Fashloom, the first

 

"There Is No Place for the Jew in Libya

Hudson New York 17 October 2011
By Shiraz Maher

The massacre of Christians in Egypt last weekend raises uneasy questions about the future of the Arab Spring and the direction in which it may now be heading. Sunday's protests were launched in

 

Pro-Gaddafi forces launch counter-attack in Sirte

FRANCE 24 17 October 2011

National Transitional Council fighters on Saturday were forced to retreat from positions they had seized on Friday under a barrage of rockets and shells launched by forces loyal to the ousted

 

The Trouble With Muslim Democracy

FrontPage Magazine  14 October 2011
By Daniel Greenfield

The ultimate symbol of Muslim Democracy may not end up being the purple fingers of the Iraqi ballots but the smoke from burning churches and dead Coptic Christians in Egypt. While Iraq was tenuously balanced between Shiites and Sunnis, Arabs and Kurds, there is no such balance

 

British forces will continue mission in Libya says Hague

Independent 14 October 2011
By David Hughes and Elizabeth Barrett

British forces will continue operations in Libya for as long as necessary as "intense" fighting continued in the last strongholds of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime, William Hague told MPs. In a

 

Al-Qaida Leader Urges Algerian Overthrow; Calls for an Islamic Libya

Voice of Africa 13 October 2011

Al-Qaida's leader has called for Algerians to follow the example of others in the Middle East and overthrow their government, and urged Libyans to establish an Islamic state. In a video message

 

Anti-Gadhafi fighters make gains in Sirte

CBS News 10 October 2011

SIRTE, Libya — Libya's revolutionary forces seized a convention center Sunday that had served as a key base for fighters loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in the fugitive leader's hometown, as they squeezed

 

"There's no place for Jews in Libya"

Elder of Ziyon 10 October 2011

A few hundred angry protesters gathered in central Tripoli on the eve of Yom Kippur on Friday, calling for the deportation of a Libyan Jew who has been trying to reopen a synagogue sealed since

 

Libya's Coming Islamist Government

Huffington Post  10 October 2011
By Daniel Wagner

Like the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings this year, the Libyan uprising presented a liberal, democratic face to the world, leaving the impression that what will replace the ancien regimes in these

 

Islam will be main source of legislation in new Libya: NTC leader

Radio Cadena Agramonet 4 October 2011

Tripoli - The Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) leaders have named a new Cabinet, saying that Islam will be main source of legislation in post-Gaddafi Libya. In an interview with

 

Another Moammar Kadafi son on Interpol most wanted list

latimes.com 30 September 2011
By Patrick J. McDonnell

The international police agency, Interpol, on Thursday placed Moammar Kadafi's son Saadi on its most wanted list, where he joins his father, an elder brother and an uncle as hunted men. Unlike the

 

20,000 Heat-Seeking Missiles Feared Missing from Libyan Military Warehouse

Answering Muslims 29 September 2011

But we have nothing to worry about. Muslims are always grateful for the help that we give them, and the U.S. government supported the Libyan rebels. Hence, they would never even dream of using them

 

Gaddafi may be hiding on border with Algeria, say rebels

The Guardian 29 September 2011
By Ian Black

Muammar Gaddafi could be hiding near a picturesque town on Libya's borders with Algeria and Tunisia, sheltered by Tuareg tribesmen who are in his pay, according to officials of the country's

 

Good News: Libyan Islamists In Control Of Rebel-Held Territory

Weasel Zippers 29 September 2011

The corridors of Tripoli’s five-star hotels are filled with suave rebel leaders in smart suits giving interview to the foreign media and meeting with foreign dignitaries. But at the checkpoints

 

Libya's NTC unearths mass grave of 1,700 prisoners

Africasia  26 September 2011

Libya's new rulers said Sunday they have unearthed a mass grave of 1,700 prisoners slain by Moamer Kadhafi's regime in a 1996 uprising, a massacre that helped trigger the revolt that ousted the

 

Dozens injured in clashes on Lampedusa

ANSA.it 22 September 2011

Lampedusa, Dozens of people were injured in clashes between migrants and residents on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Wednesday. Tension erupted on the island late

 

Senior Gadhafi General Captured In South - Official

Wall Street Journal  20 September 2011

-A senior general loyal to Moammar Gadhafi has been captured in the southern Libya, an official from the country's new regime said Tuesday, as the hunt for the toppled dictator

 

Libya Islamist takes inclusive stance

Reuters India 19 September 2011
By William Maclean

Tripoli's military commander, an Islamist whose rise to prominence is being watched closely by the West, said on Sunday he wanted to build a democratic "civil state" in Libya in remarks that laid out

 

Al Quds al Arabi editor, and BBC darling, was on Gaddafi's payroll

Elder of Ziyon 16 September 2011

Abdel Bari Atwan, editor in chief of pan-Arab daily Al Quds al Arabi who often appears on the BBC and CNN, has been a big supporter of terror attacks on Israel. From Wikipedia: Speaking about Iran's

 

Muammar al-Gaddafi Urged to "Give Up" by British PM

ThirdAge  16 September 2011
By Caitlin Bronson

Muammar al-Gaddafi and his followers still fighting in Libya need to "give up” because NATO’s mission will continue "as long as it is necessary,” said British Prime Minister David Cameron. According

 
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