Libya: Sharia will be basis of legislation, all laws contradicting Islamic teaching will be nullified

Jihad Watch 24 October 2011

I tried to tell you. "Libya's transitional leader declares liberation," from AP, October 23 (thanks to all who sent this in): BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's transitional leader declared his


Libya NTC head Jalil pledges to uphold Islamic law

Reuters 24 October 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil kneeled in prayer after taking the stand in a celebration of liberation on Sunday after 42 years of


Libya's new path heads toward Islamic law

Seattle Times Newspaper 24 October 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya — Less than a week after dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed, the leader of Libya's transitional government declared to thousands of revelers in a crowded square Sunday that Libya's


Farewell to the Man of Many Spellings

Gates of Vienna 21 October 2011

If the early news reports are correct, Colonel Muammar Qaddafi (alias Moammar Ghedaffi, Muamar Khaddafi, plus more than 200 other combinatorial variants on his two names) has shuffled off this mortal coil. The "death photos” of Col. Kheddafi are too gruesome to post here, so I’ll just make do with an old photo of him from happier days.


Video: New vid of dead Gaddafi surface

Tundra Tabloids 21 October 2011

First is Gaddafi still alive and in the back of a pickup


Bossi wants migrants sent back after Gaddafi's death 21 October 2011

Rome - Umberto Bossi, the leader of Italy's regionalist Northern League party, said undocumented migrants from Libya living in Italy should be sent back after former dictator Muammar


Dutch minister wants troops back from Libya

Expatica 21 October 2011

Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal hopes to bring home the Dutch forces deployed in the NATO mission to Libya as soon as possible. He was speaking to the BNR radio station in response to the news of


Germany hopes for new era of peace, democracy in Libya

Expatica 21 October 2011

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday the death of Libya's former strongman Moamer Kadhafi cleared the way for a new, peaceful, political start, urging the country to move swiftly towards


"The Wait Is Over, Qaddafi is Dead,” Libya’s PM

The longstanding wait is over, said Libya’s prime minister confirming the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Thursday in Sirte. "We have been waiting for this moment for a long time.


Belgium exported arms to repressive Arab regimes

Expatica 20 October 2011

Research undertaken by the human rights organisation Amnesty International (AI) reveals that the US, Russia and several European states including Belgium have sold an awful lot of arms to regimes in


Displaced black Libyans tell of beatings, expulsion at gunpoint

Arab News 20 October 2011

BENGHAZI: After weeks on the run, thousands of black Libyans driven from their homes during the revolt against Muammar Qaddafi have resurfaced across the country, finding refuge in a squalid camp


Australian Islamic leader killed in Libya

The Sydney Morning Herald 19 October 2011

A Sydney Islamic leader who died after joining the fight against Muammar Gaddafi will be remembered as a hero of liberation, a community spokesman says. Keysar Trad says he has spoken to the


Fears Sydney Muslim leader killed supporting rebel uprising in Libya

The Australian 19 October 2011
By Ben Packham

A SYDNEY Muslim leader is feared dead in Libya. Australian relatives of Sheikh Naser Zuway, the president of the Australian Union of Africa and Arab Associations, has reportedly been killed while


U.K.'s Hague in Libya Says Qaddafi Must Be Captured

Fox News 18 October 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Britain's foreign secretary called Monday on African countries to turn over wanted senior members of Muammar Qaddafi's regime found on their territory, saying it was very important


Video: Gaddafi stronghold Bani Walid falls

The Guardian 18 October 2011
By Martin Chulov

NTC commander claims troops have raised the flag of Libya's new government after a six-week siege Link to this video One of the two last strongholds of Gaddafi loyalists, the town of Bani Walid, has finally been contained, Libya's interim government has claimed, leaving only parts of the ousted tyrant's birthplace out of rebel reach.


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

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