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By benim
In Libya
Mar 31st, 2011
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BRUSSELS – The new commander of international military operations in Libya warned Thursday that anyone attacking civilians would be “ill-advised” to continue, and said he would look into a report by a Vatican envoy that air strikes had killed 40 innocent people. As NATO took over command ...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 31st, 2011
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Moammar Gadhafi’s ground forces recaptured a strategic oil town Wednesday and moved within striking distance of another major eastern city, nearly reversing the gains rebels made since international airstrikes began. Rebels pleaded for more help, while a U.S. official said government forces are...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 30th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama said he was confident that Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi would “ultimately” step down and warned he had not ruled out supplying arms to rebels seeking to oust him. Obama said the “noose is tightening” around the Libyan strongman, but noted it did not a...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 30th, 2011
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Intelligence on the rebels battling Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi has shown “flickers” of al Qaeda or Hezbollah presence, NATO’s operations commander said, but U.S. officials said there were no indications militant groups are playing a significant role in Libya. “We are examin...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 29th, 2011
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David Cameron will tell world leaders they must put Colonel Gaddafi on trial and back Libyan rebels at a crisis conference in London today. The Prime Minister will reject a plan by Italy and Germany to let the tyrant go into exile and dodge war crimes charges. MI6 officials and the SAS are in close [...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 28th, 2011
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Rabat – Libya’s Foreign Ministry declared a ceasefire in Misrata on Monday, the Libyan news agency said, referring to the western town where rebels earlier said government forces gained control of part of the city. “The Foreign Ministry… announces that anti-terrorism units hav...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 28th, 2011
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London – British jets bombed ammunition bunkers in southern Libya early on Monday after weekend strikes took out a score of tanks and armoured vehicles near the towns of Ajdabiya and Misrata, officials said. Tornado GR4s flying from Britain and refuelled in mid-air conducted strike missions aga...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 21st, 2011
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Benghazi – Libyan rebels moved their forces near Ajdabiyah on Sunday after Western air strikes devastated Muammar Gaddafi’s forces on a road leading up to the strategic eastern Libyan town. Rebels said they were waiting for more Western strikes that they hoped would weaken the Libyan lead...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Mar 20th, 2011
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According to a report from four-hour meeting in the Mauritanian capital, the African Union’s panel on Libya Sunday called for an “immediate stop” to all attacks after the United States, France and Britain launched military action against Moamer Kadhafi’s forces. AU is just a t...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 20th, 2011
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The U.S. and European nations targeted Moammar Gadhafi’s forces with airstrikes and dozens of cruise missiles, shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and the sound of gunfire early Sunday. The Libyan leader vowed a long war “with unlimited patience and deep faith.” State televis...