Ibrahim Said

By benim
In Libya
Sep 7th, 2011
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Benghazi – Muammar Gaddafi was last tracked heading for Libya’s southern border, the man leading the hunt for the deposed leader told Reuters, and French and Niger military sources said scores of vehicles carrying pro-Gaddafi forces had crossed into Niger. Hisham Buhagiar, who is co-ordin...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 6th, 2011
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Scores of Libyan army vehicles have crossed the desert frontier into Niger in what may be a dramatic, secretly negotiated bid by Muammar Gaddafi to seek refuge in a friendly African state, military sources from France and Niger told Reuters on Tuesday. The convoy of between 200 and 250 vehicles was g...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 25th, 2011
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Tripoli – Libyan commandos fighting Muammar Gaddafi came close to capturing the toppled leader on Wednesday when they raided a private home in Tripoli where he appeared to have been hiding, Paris Match magazine said on Thursday. Citing a source in a unit which it said was co-ordinating among in...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 25th, 2011
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Cairo – The Arab League gave its full backing to Libya’s rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people on Thursday and said it was time for Libya to return to its permanent seat on the League’s council. “We agreed that it is ti...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 25th, 2011
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Milan – Four Italian journalists who were freed on Thursday after being taken hostage by Muammar Gaddafi loyalists said they thought they would be killed by their captors. The ordeal suffered by the journalists – two from Corriere della Sera, one from La Stampa, and one from Avvenire R...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 25th, 2011
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About 1,000 rebels were this afternoon locked in a ferocious gun fight with Gaddafi’s forces at a besieged apartment where they say the dictator and his sons are cornered. The gunmen are exchanging fire with Gaddafi loyalists shooting from the windows of the buildings at the Bab al-Azizia compo...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 24th, 2011
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A beleaguered Muammar Gaddafi vowed on Wednesday to fight on to death or victory after jubilant rebels forced him to abandon his Tripoli stronghold in an apparently decisive blow against the Libyan leader’s 42-year rule. Rebels ransacked Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya bastion, seizing arms and ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 7th, 2011
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Libyan rebels on Saturday said they had launched a push to capture the coastal oil town of Brega, but were advancing slowly because Muammar Gaddafi’s forces had sown minefields across its approaches. “There’s a big movement on all fronts around Brega. We are attacking from three sid...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 20th, 2011
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Ajdabiya – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi vowed on Tuesday to resist both rebels and Nato air strikes, as the insurgents sought to consolidate gains on one front and readied to push forward on another. “Millions of people are on my side,” Gaddafi said in a speech broadcast over louds...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 3rd, 2011
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Libyan rebels forced government troops from three western towns and broke the siege on another, a rebel commander said Friday, and NATO pounded 10 targets across the country. The heavy bombing and rebel victories, plus the first publicized diplomatic contact between China and the rebel leadership, re...