Tag Archives: Ajdabiya

Image: hundreds of anti-personnel mines gathered in Ajdabiya

Shadows of officers and journalists standing over hundreds of anti-personnel mines that were found in and around Ajdabiya after Gaddafi forces scattered them around the area. The mines at the bottom spell “17 Februari”. [Photo by AFP, via Al Jazeera]

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Video: A new push for Brega

Revolutionaries are preparing for a new major offensive against Gaddafi forces in Brega

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Video: Cal Perry in Ajdabiya

Al Jazeera’s Cal Perry reports from Ajdabiya, in many ways ‘the forgotten front’.

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Video: Restaurant in Ajdabiya encourages business

This video shared by Alive In Libya shows a restaurant in Ajdabiya which has remained open even throughout the bombing of the city. Watch the video with subtitles here.

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Video: Landmines in residential areas of Ajdabiya

Translation This(points to mine on the table) one was found planted at the entrance of the city of Ajdabiya. It was used by Gaddafi’s brigades. This mine cannot be detected using ordinary detectors. There are plenty of them, planted randomly. … Continue reading

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Red Crescent volunteers and medical personnel in danger

Fighting in Misrata and other cities in Libya is denying medical aid to civilians and causing casualties among health personnel. The Libyan Red Crescent reports that in the past four days, three of its ambulances have been hit in three … Continue reading

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Clearance of unexploded weapons has started

The International Committee for the Red Cross has been working from its offices in Tripoli and Benghazi to help victims of the conflict in Libya in many different ways. One of these ways is clearing unexploded or abandoned explosive devices … Continue reading

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Video: Gaddafi forces accused of rape

In this video, Gaddafi soldiers are seen taking men out of their houses and taking them away in Ajdabiya. However, many women and girls left behind inside their homes are raped. Some women say they were taken to the desert … Continue reading

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Video: Reports of sleeper cells in Ajdabiya

Doctors in Ajdabiya suspect that Gaddafi loyalists are hiding among them in sleeper cells. This wouldn’t be the first time, and the doctor adds that the Gaddafi supporters cannot leave as they are trapped in the opposition-held city, so they … Continue reading

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Video: Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton reports from the frontline at Brega

Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton reports from Brega on the opposition’s advance westwards.

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