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Daily Archives: March 5, 2011
This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time +2 GMT 01:32 BBC footage showing shot down helicopter 23:56 Reuters The Libyan National Transitional Temporary Council has told Al Jazeera that it expects to be recognized … Continue reading
Another resident of Zawiya, Hussein, tells BBC World News that about 30 people were killed and 150 injured in the attack by pro-Gaddafi forces on Saturday morning. “This morning at six o’clock the army came from three different directions – … Continue reading
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Mohammed, a resident of the city of Zawiya, 70km (30 miles) west of Tripoli, tells the BBC World Service: “There was heavy fighting until about 10 minutes ago. But Zawiya was never falling to Gaddafi’s troops. Let me repeat: It … Continue reading
This beautiful explanation was left as a comment to the question in the title of this post. I would like to thank the user CanadianLibyan who left it. She wrote: The words “Allahu akbar” have, unfortunately, acquired a sinister connotation. … Continue reading
Google Transparency Report illustrates the sudden drop in internet connectivity in Libya starting on Thursday 3rd March. You can see the interactive chart here.