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Daily Archives: September 16, 2011
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly on Friday approved a Libyan request to accredit envoys of the country’s interim government as Tripoli’s sole representatives at the world body, effectively recognizing the National Transitional Council. The 193-nation … Continue reading
Libyan revolutionary forces faced fierce resistance on Friday as they streamed into Bani Walid. Snipers are one of the biggest threats.
Libyan fighters captured a valley leading to the centre of Bani Walid earlier today from Muammar Gaddafi’s forces. There were later reports that the stronghold had fallen to the country’s new leaders. The desert town of Bani Walid, 110 miles … Continue reading
David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy flew into Libya on Thursday and warned Syria and other regimes across the Middle East and north Africa that “the Arab spring could become an Arab summer”. In a measure of how quickly order has … Continue reading