Daily Archives: March 11, 2011

Clinic in Brega under fire

When the hospital in Ras Lanuf was evacuated, many of the injured were brought to a small clinic in Brega. Now, that clinic is being evacuated as well as it has come under fire. “If you are in Ras Lanuf … Continue reading

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Air strikes between Brega and Ras Lanuf

Libyan warplanes bombed rebel hideouts between Brega and Ras Lanuf, both on the coast in eastern Libya, on Friday evening, al Jazeera news television channel reported, without giving further details. Eye witnesses told Arabiya that six had been killed in … Continue reading

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Reuters report on the destruction in Az-Zawiyah

Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi recaptured the western city on Thursday after pounding it with artillery fire for several days. The Hotel that was the opposition command centre has been burned out and a makeshift cemetery the revolutionaries made to … Continue reading

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More images from Ras Lanuf

Click on the image for a larger view View the other two images here and here.

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Gaddafi regime suspends diplomatic ties with France

Gaddafi’s regime has suspended its diplomatic ties with France following the country’s official recognition of the Libyan National Transitional Council. Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim told journalists in Tripoli that the decision had been made today and that it is … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera speaks with Mohamed U’Madi

Al Jazeera has just been speaking to Mohamed U’Madi, a member of the Libyan opposition movement for the last 15 years. U’Madi has just returned from Libya, where he was delivering humanitarian aid in the east (he travelled as far … Continue reading

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Images from Ras Lanuf today

Al Jazeera have put up some new AFP pictures of Ras Lanuf. Click on the image for a larger view. See more AFP photography here.

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US extends sanctions

The US have extended sanctions to include more of Gaddafi’s family members as well as Abdullah Al-Senussi, head of Libya’s military intelligence. The US Treasury department today blacklisted business with nine Libyan nationals and froze their assets. They are: Hannibal, … Continue reading

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EU no longer recognizes Gaddafi as leader of Libya

At the emergency summit held by the EU today, European governments declared that Gaddafi can no longer be considered the leader of Libya and must step down immediately. They did not, however, officially recognize the Libyan Council. It is a … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Comprehensive update on battle situation in Ras Lanouf right now

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time GMT +2 18:42 Al Jazeera Reporter LIVE from Ras Lanouf gives a comprehensive update on what is happening on the battlefront right now:  The reality of Ras … Continue reading

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