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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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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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September 30th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 10:27 Reuters Interpol issued an alert on Thursday calling for the arrest of a second son of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, putting pressure on Niger to detain Saadi Gaddafi who fled there three weeks ago. … Continue reading

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September 29th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 10:00 AFP Libyan fighters have appealed to NATO to step up the air strikes against pro-Gaddafi targets in and around Bani Walid. An AFP correspondent said that despite heavy use of tanks, rocket launchers and artillery, … Continue reading

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September 28th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 08:20 Al Jazeera English At least 7 Gaddafi fighters were killed and more than 40 wounded in the NTC’s push for Sirte. 08:20 Reuters A television station broadcast footage dated Sept. 20 of what it said … Continue reading

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September 26th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 21:42 Reuters Libya’s new rulers plan to abolish the state security courts used by Muammar Gaddafi to imprison political dissidents, the country’s interim justice minister said on Monday. Mohammed al-Alagi told a news conference the proposal … Continue reading

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September 24th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 17:24 AFP A series of blasts that rocked Tripoli and sent up a huge black plume of smoke on Saturday was “accidental,” a fighter for Libya’s National Transitional Council said. “This was just an accident. The … Continue reading

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September 23rd Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 12:27 Reuters An interim government in Libya will be announced within the next few days and include 22 ministerial portfolios, a spokesman for the North African country’s transitional rulers said on Friday.

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September 22nd Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 20:30 Reuters Libya’s new rulers may be basking in international goodwill after Muammar Gaddafi’s overthrow but that support failed to win them a coveted U.N. atomic agency board seat on Thursday when most delegates backed neighbouring … Continue reading

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September 21st Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 20:24 NATO The sea and air campaign in Libya will be extended by a further three months, ambassadors of the 28 NATO states agreed at a meeting in Brussels. The current mandate was due to expire … Continue reading

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