Monthly Archives: October 2011

Libyan fighters overrun Sirte

Fighters loyal to Libya’s transitional government have overrun the last positions held by Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists in the deposed leader’s home town of Sirte. “Sirte has been liberated. There are no Gaddafi forces any more,” said Colonel Yunus al-Abdali, head … Continue reading

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Video: Mahmoud Jibril vows to resign after the country’s liberation

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October 20th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 17:55 Al Jazeera reports that Saif al Islam Gaddafi has been captured. 14:30 Al Jazeera NTC military official Abdul Hakim Belhaj has said that Gaddafi has indeed died. 13:44 BBC Mahmoud Shammam has said that Gaddafi … Continue reading

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Libyan Jew returns home after 44-year exile

TRIPOLI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – In the walled old city of Tripoli, Libya’s independence flag pokes through crumbling buildings and a gang of children wielding toy pistols tear through dusty alleyways. In these run-down streets stands the empty, faded peach-coloured … Continue reading

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October 1st Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 17:36 Reuters Raking the night skies over Tripoli with gunfire to celebrate Muammar Gaddafi’s fall last month is lethal, bad for business and must stop, say residents of the Libyan capital. “It’s an Arab tradition — … Continue reading

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