Monthly Archives: August 2011

Video: Americans aided Gaddafi

Secret documents uncovered from an abandoned intelligence building show that influential Americans were trying to help Gaddafi cling to power. One is a member of congress, the other a former ambassador. Al Jazeera’s Jamal El Shi-yal has this exclusive report.

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August 31st Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 20:15 Reuters The British Royal Air Force flew a very special mission today containing crates of freshly printed bank notes worth more than $1.5 billion which will be used to help its new rulers pay public … Continue reading

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Firms Aided Libyan Spies

First Look Inside Security Unit Shows How Citizens Were Tracked TRIPOLI—On the ground floor of a six-story building here, agents working for Moammar Gadhafi sat in an open room, spying on emails and chat messages with the help of technology … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak!

Happy Eid everyone! We wish all of you a blessed, joyous and peaceful celebration. This is a day of freedom, peace and happiness and remembrance. We would not have been able to celebrate this Eid in freedom if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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August 30th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 13:29 Reuters / Sky News A young bodyguard of Khamis Gaddafi has told Sky News that Gaddafi left Tripoli as late as last Friday, and traveled to Sabha. Sky quoted the unnamed captured bodyguard as saying … Continue reading

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CNN Exclusive: Luxury, horror lurked in Gaddafi’s compound

In a CNN exclusive, Dan Rivers finds a horribly scarred family nanny, who recounts being scalded by Gadhafi’s daughter-in-law.

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Evidence Suggests Khamis Brigade Killed 45 Detainees

(Tripoli) – Members of the Khamis Brigade, a powerful Gaddafi military force run by Muammar Gaddafi’s son Khamis, appear to have summarily executed detainees in a warehouse near Tripoli on August 23, 2011, Human Rights Watch said today. Within three … Continue reading

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August 29th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 00:36 Direct source There’s a celebration going on at Martyr’s Square in Tripoli. According to Derek Stoffel some are celebrating the news that Gaddafi’s wife and three children are reportedly in Algeria. Others say they need … Continue reading

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Gaddafi stronghold under threat from air and land

TRIPOLI, Aug 28 (Reuters) – NATO warplanes bombed Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte on Sunday as forces opposed to the fallen strongman closed in on his last major bastion of support. The fugitive Gaddafi’s exact whereabouts where still not known … Continue reading

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Video: Jacky Rowland reports from Bin Jawad

Al Jazeera’s Jacky Rowland reports from the town of Bin Jawad, near the frontline, as revolutionaries push for the last Gaddafi strongholds.

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