Daily Archives: June 5, 2011

The picture says it all

Thanks to LibyaFTW.

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Daughter of Libyan civilian journalist born months after his death

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — Mayar Nabbous has entered the world, more than two months after her father — an engineer-turned-advocate journalist — left it, after being killed by a sniper in the rebel-held city of Benghazi. The baby’s mother, Perditta … Continue reading

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Gaddafi’s Libyan army collapsing, say defectors

COLONEL Muammar Gaddafi’s regime is close to collapse and his army is suffering hundreds of desertions every day, according to generals who have fled Libya and plan to fight alongside the rebels. In exclusive interviews with The Sunday Times, two … Continue reading

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Video: Libyan opposition buoyed by NATO helicopters

The use of NATO helicopters has intensified the operation in Libya. Al Jazeera reports from the town of Dafniya, west of Misrata. The use of the helicopters has given a boost to the opposition.

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The Libyan artists driving Gaddafi to the wall

In Tripoli, official portraits of Muammar Gaddafi are everywhere: on giant murals and billboards, in hotel lobbies, offices, shops, homes, and schools. The “Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution” usually appears as a sort of deity or in military … Continue reading

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UK Foreign Minister William Hague in Benghazi

The foreign secretary, William Hague, has flown into the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi for the first ministerial-level talks with opposition figures. Hague said the mission, on which he is accompanied by the international development secretary, Andrew Mitchell, was designed … Continue reading

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June 5th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 22:25 ChangeInLibya tweets: “Tripoli: A very large freedom flag was lifted near the airport highway, just kilometres from Bab Al Aziziya earlier today.” 21:19 Sky News At least 4 explosions were heard in Tripoli. 17:41 Associated … Continue reading

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