Daily Archives: March 13, 2011

Islamic Relief: Libya crisis charity dinner in Manchester – £65,000 raised

Libya crisis emergency appeal charity dinner to help those in need in Libya. Thanks to Whitestone solicitors who sponsored the dinner. Islamic Relief raised over £65,000 in the night.

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Excellent analysis: Azmi Bshara speaks to Al Jazeera Arabic

I was typing in a flurry as Azmi Bshara, a well known political analyst spoke on Al Jazeera. I have translated his major points and summarised them as best as I could in this post which I hope will be … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Body of Al Jazeera Cameraman Ali Al Jabir arrives in Doha

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time GMT +2 23:00 Al Jazeera Arabic The body of Al Jazeera cameraman Ali Hassan Al Jabir has arrived in Doha 22:28 Al Jazeera Arabic spokesman for the … Continue reading

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Update: 32 Khamis Battalion troops including General defect near Misratah

A crack Libyan brigade commanded by Muammar Gaddafi’s son Khamis was slowed by a mutiny as it advanced on Misrata on Saturday, with 32 soldiers joining the rebels holding the city, a rebel there said. One defector was a general, … Continue reading

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Unconfirmed: Khamis and Hamza battalions clashed outside Misratah after which Hamza battalion defected

We have received a report that the Khamis and Hamza battalions clashed on the outskirts of Misratah today. The clashes resulted in the Hamza battalion defecting and joining the revolution

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Report: Town of Zuwārah surrounded by tanks & hostage taken

We received this distress email a short while ago, and we relay the contents to you as we received it: Qaddafi’s forces shot and wounded my cousin in the foot, leg and shoulder. Qaddafi’s forces took him to the hospital … Continue reading

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