Nafusa Mountains

By benim
In Libya
Aug 30th, 2011
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Tripoli – An estimated 50 000 people have been killed since the beginning of Libya’s uprising to oust Muammar Gaddafi six months ago, a military commander of the country’s interim ruling council said on Tuesday. Colonel Hisham Buhagiar, commander of the anti-Gaddafi troops who advan...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 28th, 2011
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Residents of Tripoli dug makeshift graves to bury the dead as evidence emerged of widespread summary killings during the battle for the Libyan capital. A week after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, the stench of decomposing bodies and burning garbage hung over the city as it faced a humanitarian crisis d...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 3rd, 2011
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The rebel seethed as a bulldozer arrived to build a sand bank to protect rebels in Libya’s Western Mountain region from nearby government forces. “It’s too late. Our leaders are trying to show they care about us but it’s too late,” said the fighter, Munir Marah, standing...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jul 21st, 2011
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Benghazi – Libya’s rebels asked France for extra arms to help them overrun Tripoli within “days”, as they ramped up a pre-Ramadan offensive that has Muammar Gaddafi’s troops on the run in the east. The request was made in Paris on Wednesday to French President Nicolas Sarkozy ...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 20th, 2011
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Benghazi – Libya’s rebels ramped up a pre-Ramadan offensive on Wednesday, pushing Muammar Gaddafi’s troops into retreat in the east and preparing a fresh attack from the south of Tripoli. Rebels said they had chased the bulk of Gaddafi’s eastern army from the oil town of Brega while encir...
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
Jul 18th, 2011
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Benghazi – The battle for Brega switched from the desert to intense street fighting in the oil town’s northeast on Sunday, as veteran Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi vowed never to quit and fresh blasts rocked Tripoli. Rebel forces re-entered Brega – putting them within sight of a maj...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jul 3rd, 2011
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Buoyed by French arms drops and intensified NATO air strikes on the regime’s frontline armour, Libya’s rebel army said it is poised for an offensive that could put it within striking distance of Tripoli. The rebels’ announcement late on Saturday came as a prolonged deadlock on the b...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jul 2nd, 2011
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanded on Saturday that Moamer Kadhafi deliver democracy instead of threats, after the Libyan leader warned Europe of stinging attacks unless NATO halts its air war. “Instead of issuing threats, Kadhafi should put the well-being and interests of his own p...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 29th, 2011
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France provided weapons, munitions and food to Libyan rebels in the Western Mountains in early June to prevent troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi from overrunning the region, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. Citing unidentified sources, Le Figaro newspaper said on Wednesday that France had parach...