Bani Walid

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 20th, 2012
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Moussa Ibrahim arrested in town 40 miles south of Tripoli CNN) - The former spokesman for late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi denied a report Saturday that he was captured by Libyan special forces, saying in an audio message that he is not even in the country.     Moussa Ibrahim said the rep...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Sep 26th, 2012
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One of the young Libyan rebels credited with capturing Moammar Gadhafi in a drainage ditch nearly a year ago died Tuesday of injuries after being kidnapped, beaten and slashed by the late dictator’s supporters — the latest victim of persistent violence and instability in the North African count...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jan 23rd, 2012
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Bani Walid – Diehard supporters of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi seized control on Monday of Bani Walid in a brazen attack on his one-time bastion that killed five people, officials told AFP. The assault on a base of former rebels who helped oust Gaddafi was the first major offensive la...
By benim
In Libya
Nov 21st, 2011
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Tripoli – Inmates accused of bearing arms under the ousted regime of Libya’s slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi have been rotting in jail for weeks with no charges against them, and now they want their freedom. “First of all we want to know why we are here,” said one prisoner, ech...
By benim
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Oct 26th, 2011
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Bani Walid – Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam called his father frequently on the telephone and increasingly feared being hit by a mortar bomb as he tried to escape from the town of Bani Walid last week, an officer who had been with him told Reuters. “He was nervous. He had a Thu...
By benim
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Oct 19th, 2011
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Bani Walid – Revolutionary forces are celebrating the capture of one Muammar Gaddafi’s stronghold and are closing in on the last holdouts in the fugitive leader’s hometown of Sirte, putting total victory in their eight-month uprising just a few city blocks away. US Secretary of State Hill...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 18th, 2011
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Tripoli – Libyan revolutionary forces have captured almost all of Bani Walid, one of Muammar Gaddafi’s last remaining strongholds, but still face pockets of resistance as they try to end a weeks-long standoff, officials say. Fierce resistance in Bani Walid and Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte has pr...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 17th, 2011
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Sirte – Fighters of Libya’s new regime have forced their way into the desert oasis of Bani Walid, one of the last holdouts of Muammar Gaddafi diehards, but encountered heavy resistance. The intensified fighting in the desert town some 170km southeast of Tripoli happened on Sunday, even as...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 10th, 2011
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Sirte – Libya’s revolutionary forces have seized a convention centre that had served as a key base for fighters loyal to Muammar Gaddafi in the fugitive leader’s hometown, as they squeezed remaining regime loyalists in the besieged coastal city. The inability to take Sirte, the most...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 4th, 2011
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Bani Walid – Seif al-Islam, the best-known son of fallen Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, is leading the final stand of loyalists in Bani Walid against NTC forces, a commander with the new regime said on Tuesday. The town some 170km southeast of Tripoli and Gaddafi’s coastal hometown of S...