Daily Archives: September 16, 2011

UN assembly recognizes Libya’s interim government

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

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Video: Dodging Snipers in Bani Walid

Libyan revolutionary forces faced fierce resistance on Friday as they streamed into Bani Walid. Snipers are one of the biggest threats.

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Libyan fighters make final push for Bani Walid

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

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Cameron and Sarkozy meet Libya’s new leaders in Tripoli

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

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September 16th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 13:34 Hoda Abdel Hamid tweets: “Just met Makhlouf al Firjan spox for rev. mil council of #Sirte. says fighters control most of west, south and north of city. HE says civilians are living under dire conditions … Continue reading

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