Libyan

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2014
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A boat that took off from the Libyan coast around July 27 to July 29 carrying 180 Eritreans has sunk not far off the coast, while still in Libyan territorial waters, Radio Erena reported. 155 of them are presumed dead. The rest 25 were saved through the help of Libyan coast guards. One of the [&helli...
By IAfrica
In Spotlight
Apr 17th, 2014
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President Obama sent a message on Thursday to the people of Zimbabwe reiterating his nation’s commitment to the people of Zimbabwe  and the spirit of democracy. While the brief message to Zimbabweans radiates sincerity the lack of acknowledgement or mention of Zimbabwe’s leadership is very telling of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 7th, 2014
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At the time of the revolt that brought down his father, al-Saadi headed a brigade of special forces that was involved in the crackdown against protesters and rebels. But he is perhaps even more notorious among Libyans for his dark career in soccer, the country’s most popular sport. A playboy with a l...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 16th, 2013
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Omran al-Oweib said his men came under fire after they dragged Col Gaddafi from a drainage pipe The commander of the brigade that captured Col Muammar Gaddafi has said he takes full responsibility for his death. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Omran al-Oweib, a 31-year-old electrical engineer...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 10th, 2013
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May 2013 was just another humdrum month in Libya. It witnessed more deadly explosions, a prolonged siege of government ministries, the disappearance of a popular militia leader, the closure of the Sebha airport by militiamen as retaliation, a declaration of Cyrenaica’s semi-autonomy by self-styled pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 4th, 2013
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by Maryline Dumas (tripoli) Inter Press Service TRIPOLI- In Libya, a dose of LSD or the painkiller tramadol costs 78 cents, and a joint of cannabis is 7.80 dollars. Here, drugs are affordable to the poor for a simple reason. “Slashing prices is a way to create demand and open up a market,”...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Mar 18th, 2013
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Arusha — THE Arusha-based African Court of Human and People’s Rights ordered the government of Libya to treat with respect the son of the former country’s president, the late Muammar Gaddafi. The court issued an order for provisional measures in respect of Application No. 002/2013: The Af...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 13th, 2013
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Remember all the hoopla the Obama administration engaged in after helping Libya’s “freedom fighters” oust (and sodomize and murder) the nation’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi? Remember the rationale used by Obama to justify using the U.S. military to help Libya’s “opposition”? In his March 28, 20...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 4th, 2013
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The top United Nations official in Libya Tarek Mitri, head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), briefed the UN Security Council on January 29th regarding the situation in that beleaguered country.  He provided a mixed report. He saw some reason for optimism with regard to institut...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jan 22nd, 2013
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By Daniel Greenfield France took the lead in pushing for military intervention to overthrow Gaddafi. Now it’s fighting Islamists, many of them from Libya, armed with weapons that France airdropped to them, that Qatar smuggled to them or weapons from Gaddafi’s stockpiles,  and the Libyan government is...