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'NATO Can Achieve Libya Mission Within the Three Months Timeframe'
A day after NATO allies extended the mission over Libya by another 90 days, Lieutenant General Charles Bouchard, Commander of the Operation Unified Protector told a press briefing he was highly confident that NATO could complete the Libya mission well within the next three months.
NTC Fighters Biding Time Before Final Assaults on Remaining Al Qathafi Bastions
Despite capturing one of fugitive leader Muammar Al Qathafi's one of his remaining bastions, Sabha and the key oasis of Al-Jufra - Hun, Waddan and Sokna, the continuous pounding by NATO warplanes of the former dictator's strongholds the interim government's forces appeared to be holding back from advancing on Bani Walid and Sirte.
US Ambassador Returns to Libya After 8 Months
About eight months after he left for consultations in Washington, Gene Cretz, the US ambassador to Libya Wednesday returned to Tripoli to lead a newly reopened American embassy in a free Libya, without Muammar Al Qathafi.
NATO Extends Mandate for Protecting Libya by Further 90 Days
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, has sent a clear message to the Libyan people that as long as the country's civilian population is under threat they will continue their operation as mandated by the United Nations Security Council As such, the North Atlantic Council has decided to extend the current mandate of Operation Unified Protector, for 90 more days.
Summary of the American and International Press on the Libyan Revolution - Morgan Strong

Libya's interim rulers are claiming that their fighters have overrun the key southern city of Sabha, one of the last strongholds of forces loyal to Muammar Al Qathafi.
NTC Fighters Claim Control of Al Qathafi Bastion Sabha
National Transitional Council fighters have managed to take control of one of the last remaining strongholds of the fugitive leader Muammar Al Qathafi's loyalists, the southern city of Sabha in the Sahara desert, the NTC announced Wednesday morning.
Abdul Jalil Tells UN: Libya Committed to Peace, Security, Democracy
The new Libya will join the international community as a nation committed to peace, security, and democracy, the head of the Libya's interim government, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil told a high-powered meeting attended as he took the floor for the first time at the United Nations Tuesday.
'Libya to Name New Government Within 10 Days'
After its failed attempt on Saturday when it had to postpone its decision to form a new cabinet, Libya's National Transitional Council said in New York that it will be naming the first formal government since the overthrow of former dictator Muammar Al Qathafi within 10 days.
UN Sec. Gen. Welcomes ‘New’ Libya to First Major UN Meeting
United Nations General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon, welcoming representatives of Libya's interim government, headed by Mustafa Abdul-Jalil and Mahmoud Jibril to the high-level meeting on Libya, thanked the NTC for participating in the important meeting. He said that for Libya, this is an historic day.
NATO Chief Says Progress In Libya Irreversible
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said that "the days of the Al Qathafi regime in Libya are clearly numbered," and "the recent positive developments in the country are irreversible."
If Caught Suspect in 1984 Murder of British WPC Will Stand Trial
Libya's interim government has confirmed that Matouk Mohammed Matouk, the last remaining suspect in the 1984 London shooting of British policewoman Yvonne Fletcher will stand trial for her murder if he is caught in Libya, and could even be extradited to Britain.
Summary of the American and International Press on the Libyan Revolution - Morgan Strong
President Barack Obama called on Tuesday for the last of Muammar Al Qathafi's forces to lay down their arms as he announced the return of the US ambassador to Tripoli and pledged to help Libya rebuild.
US President: Do Not Underestimate the Aspirations and Will of the Libyan People
The 66th annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly opened Tuesday, with more than 100 world leaders gathered to discuss a wide range of issues, but a summit on Libya's political transition post-Al Qathafi topped the agenda.
African Union Recognises Libya's NTC as Country's Legitimate Government
On the same day that Libya's interim government took its seat in the general assembly of the United Nations, the African Union said in a statement on Tuesday that it has officially recognised Libya's new rulers, the National Transitional Council as the country's de facto government.
Revolutionary Fighters Capture Sabha Airport
While fierce fighting continues between National Transitional Council fighters and Al Qathafi loyalists in the fugitive leader's strongholds of Bani Walid and Sirte, the revolutionaries faced little resistance, as they made an assault and captured the airport of the third city, known as one of the former dictator's bastions, Sabha.
 
 
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'NATO Can Achieve Libya Mission Within the Three Months Timeframe'
A day after NATO allies extended the mission over Libya by another 90 days, Lieutenant General Charles Bouchard, Commander of the Operation Unified Protector told a press briefing he was highly confident that NATO could complete the Libya mission well within the next three months.
NTC Fighters Biding Time Before Final Assaults on Remaining Al Qathafi Bastions
Despite capturing one of fugitive leader Muammar Al Qathafi's one of his remaining bastions, Sabha and the key oasis of Al-Jufra - Hun, Waddan and Sokna, the continuous pounding by NATO warplanes of the former dictator's strongholds the interim government's forces appeared to be holding back from advancing on Bani Walid and Sirte.
 
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