Posts Tagged ‘Libya’

The Tanks that did not Defeat Misrata (Photo)

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

Tanks Misrata

Photograph by Juan Cole, May 2012

Line of tanks that Mu’tasim Qaddafi deployed against the civilians of the city of Misrata, Libya, March-August 2011– destroyed and kept as a memorial outside the city.

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The boy who almost applauded NATO in Libya, wished for more of the same in Syria, spews more garbage

July 12th, 2012 Comments off
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Raids take place on weapons from Libya

June 24th, 2012 Comments off

Members of the Tunisian Army and air force have been mustered to stop arms coming in from Libya.
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Assassination and torture

June 23rd, 2012 Comments off
A report on the new Libya and the rule of the gun.

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Libya: 100 dead and 500 injured

June 21st, 2012 Comments off
Did you see anything in the Western press about the tribal clashes in Libya in which more than 100 were killed and more than 500 injured?

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105 killed in week of clashes in west Libya

June 20th, 2012 Comments off

A week of tribal clashes southwest of Tripoli cost 105 lives and left more than 500 people woundedA week of tribal clashes southwest of Tripoli cost 105 lives and left more than 500 people wounded, a Libyan official said Wednesday, adding that calm had returned to the mountain region.

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Concern over lawyer held in Libya

June 10th, 2012 Comments off

Australia says it is seeking consular access to an Australian lawyer being held in Libya after trying to meet the jailed son of Col Gaddafi.
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Islamists, regime diehards mar Libya’s transition

June 9th, 2012 Comments off

Government forces arrive for talks with the Al-Awfya brigade that overran the Tripoli airportA wave of attacks in Libya in recent weeks has fuelled fears that radical Islamists are gaining influence, analysts say, as authorities worry that ex-regime diehards are seeking to derail June elections.

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Bomb targets US offices in Libya

June 6th, 2012 Comments off

A bomb goes off outside the US embassy offices in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, causing minor damage to its outer gate.
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At least 14 dead in Libya clashes

April 3rd, 2012 Comments off

At least 14 people have been killed and many more injured in clashes between different ethnic groups in western Libya, officials say.
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