Daily Archives: April 30, 2011

Video: Misrata update April 30th

Here’s today’s update from Misrata, thanks to Wefaq Libya and FreedomgroupTV. Thanks as always to ChangeInLibya for the translation. Translation: “This morning the freedom fighters started attacking Gaddafi forces at Alghiran.. and the main battle took place at Misrata’s airport … Continue reading

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Blog: Alex Thomson from Hekma hospital in Misrata

Channel 4 chief correspondent Alex Thomson wrote this blog post where he speaks of a 5 year old boy who came into the hospital after being shot through his heart by a sniper. Despite the doctors’ best efforts, it was … Continue reading

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I was wrong to oppose military intervention. No ifs, buts or maybes; I was wrong, wrong, wrong.

Today in the Middle East Monitor, Yvonne Ridley describes how visiting Libya for a few days made her completely change her standpoint on the international intervention. A few short weeks ago I stood on a public platform in London and … Continue reading

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EnoughGaddafi blog: Benghazi or Bust Part II

Here’s another must read, it’s the second entry of EnoughGaddafi’s new blog. Check here if you missed the first part! We drove into the sunset, an empty, sandy highway ahead of us. The red and orange rays of the sun … Continue reading

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Video: Misrata update April 29th

Here is the update from Misrata on the 29th of April, thanks to Wefaq Libya and FreedomgroupTV. Thanks to ChangeInLibya for the translation! Translation: “Yesterday, Gaddafi soldiers tried to set up mines at the entrance to Misrata’s port using 3 … Continue reading

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April 30th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 20:53 Al Manara Media reports that opposition fighters attacked Gaddafi forces at the Airport Road which lead the forces to retreat to the Souq al Arab area. From the same sources, over 100 Of these Gaddafi … Continue reading

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