Libya

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

ANSA.it 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
By BRIAN ROHAN

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

 

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

 
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