Daily Archives: March 12, 2011

Gaddafi troops defect near revolution-held city of Misratah

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time GMT +2 01:48 Reuters Some government troops fighting for control of Libya’s revolution-held city of Misrata defected on Saturday and joined the revolution, a revolutionary spokesman there … Continue reading

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African leaders will travel to Libya to try and end the violence

The African Union announced that it has set up a panel, consisting of leaders from┬áSouth Africa, Uganda, Mauritania, Congo and Mali, that will travel to Libya shortly in an attempt to end the violence. “The ad hoc committee was set … Continue reading

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Arab League to decide cutting ties with Gaddafi and acknowledging the Council

The Arab League is meeting to discuss among other things the imposing of a no-fly zone. A proposal to cut ties with Gaddafi’s regime and to recognize the Council will also be discussed. Arab leaders are divided on the subject … Continue reading

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