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Libyan fighters overrun Sirte
Posted on October 20, 2011 by admin
Fighters loyal to Libya’s transitional government have overrun the last positions held by Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists in the deposed leader’s home town of Sirte. “Sirte has been liberated. There are no Gaddafi forces any more,” said Colonel Yunus al-Abdali, head … Continue reading
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Posted on September 30, 2011 by admin
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Desperate civilians are fleeing the besieged Libyan coastal city of Sirte where the battle to dislodge fighters loyal to ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi has caused heavy casualties, U.N. and other sources said. Interim government forces on Thursday … Continue reading
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Video: Libyan fighters capture Sirte airport
Posted on September 29, 2011 by admin
Fighters supporting Libya’s National Transitional Council say they they are now in control of the airport in Sirte, Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports.
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Libyan oil flows, foreign workers wait
Posted on September 24, 2011 by admin
BREGA, Libya, Sept 23 – Scribbled in blue marker in Arabic on the walls of Brega oil terminal is a message meant to cheer returning workers: “Gaddafi is gone and the place has been checked.” Oil production has restarted in … Continue reading
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Libya gets U.N. welcome, pledges of support
Posted on September 21, 2011 by admin
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Libya’s new flag flew at the United Nations on Tuesday for the first time since Muammar Gaddafi’s overthrow as U.S. President Barack Obama called for the last of the deposed leader’s loyalists to stop … Continue reading
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Tony Blair ‘visited Libya to lobby for JP Morgan’
Posted on September 19, 2011 by admin
Tony Blair used visits to Libya after he left office to lobby for business for the American investment bank JP Morgan, The Daily Telegraph has been told. A senior executive with the Libyan Investment Authority, the $70 billion fund used … Continue reading
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Rebels claim advances in Sirte battle
Posted on September 18, 2011 by admin
Libya’s interim government forces say they have made progress in their attack on Sirte, a stronghold of forces loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi. However, the advance has been slow and there is fierce resistance from loyalist forces. There are also … Continue reading
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Libyan children start school year without Gadhafi
Posted on September 18, 2011 by admin
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Boys and girls chanted anti-Moammar Gadhafi slogans while teachers hung an effigy of the fugitive leader Saturday as Libyan children started their first school year without the “brother leader” dictating everything from the curriculum to what … Continue reading
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UN assembly recognizes Libya’s interim government
Posted on September 16, 2011 by admin
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly on Friday approved a Libyan request to accredit envoys of the country’s interim government as Tripoli’s sole representatives at the world body, effectively recognizing the National Transitional Council. The 193-nation … Continue reading
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Cameron praises Libya NTC but ‘hardest part’ ahead
Posted on September 15, 2011 by admin
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has praised Libya’s interim authority for the way it has established control over the country, but warned that the “hardest part” was still to come. Mr Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are on a … Continue reading
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