Libya

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

 

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

 
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