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By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
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 Conflict/Tragedy
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 Conflict/Tragedy
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 Conflict/Tragedy
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 29th, 2011
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International powers meet in London on Tuesday to map out a post-Kadhafi future for Libya with France and Britain urging the rebels to lead a push for democracy. More than 35 countries, including seven Arab states, gather as rebel gains made in part thanks to Western air strikes have been halted by g...
By benim
In Article
Mar 29th, 2011
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WASHINGTON – Vigorously defending American attacks in Libya, President Barack Obama declared Monday night that the United States intervened to prevent a slaughter of civilians that would have stained the world’s conscience and “been a betrayal of who we are” as Americans. Yet he rul...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 26th, 2011
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Cairo/Tripoli – Muammar Gaddafi is in talks with Western “friends” to find a “dignified solution” to the conflict that is gripping Libya, the newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat reported on Saturday. The regional daily quoted official sources as saying the Libyan leader is relying on th...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 26th, 2011
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Washington – A son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi toured US ports and military facilities just weeks before he helped lead deadly attacks on rebels protesting his father’s authoritarian regime. Khamis Gaddafi, 27, spent four weeks in the US as part of an internship with AECOM, a global ...