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September 19th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 20:28 Al Jazeera English Al Jazeera correspondent Hashem Ahelbarra reports that anti-Gaddafi forces have captured Sabha airport and taken control of the southern city’s Manshiya district Sabha, deep in the Sahara desert, is one of the … Continue reading

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September 18th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 21:50 Reuters Mukhtar al-Akhdar, a military official in charge of the Tripoli airport, told Reuters that damage caused during the uprising has been repaired, the facility was “totally secure” and he hoped it would start operations … Continue reading

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September 17th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 18:00 Al Jazeera English A military spokesman for Libya’s transitional government says revolutionaries have no certain information about Gaddafi’s location. The spokesman Col Ahmed Omar Bani says he thinks anybody who knew where Gaddafi was would … 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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September 15th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 22:42 Ben Wedeman tweets: “Revolutionary fighters make it to Qadhafi intel chief Abdallah Sanousi’s farm on outskirts of Al-Gira, southern.” 22:41 Guma el-Gamaty tweets: “Breaking Libya Misrata FF entered Sirte took airport & dubai street areas. … Continue reading

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September 14th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 18:33 Reuters Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has called on the U.N. Security Council to protect his hometown of Sirte — still held by forces loyal to him — from what he called NATO “atrocities”. 18:22 … Continue reading

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September 13th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 13:13 Reuters Libya has bought 50,000 tonnes of Russian milling wheat for September shipment and is set to step up purchases in the coming months, a trading company involved in the deal said on Tuesday. Michaela … Continue reading

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September 12th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 18:02 Reuters Austria on Monday said it had won U.N. approval to release more than 150 million euros ($205.7 million) in frozen Libyan funds to help finance humanitarian aid in the North African country after a … Continue reading

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September 11th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 18:19 Reuters Bouzaid Dorda, the head of Muammar Gaddafi’s external security organisation, has been arrested by anti-Gaddafi fighters, Reuters witnesses said on Sunday. 16:14 Ben Wedeman tweets: “Fight broke out among Bani Walid fighters over presence … Continue reading

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September 11th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 14:38 Free Generation Movement tweets: “FGM has just provided food & medical supplies to 25 person medical team accompanying a 500+ Katiba deploying to Sabha today.Good luck heroes” 14:34 Al Jazeera EnglishLibya’s NTC spokesman says three … Continue reading

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