Tag Archives: Al Jazeera

Kidnapping campaign in Tripoli

The Network of Free Ulema in Libya has said that pro-Gaddafi forces have been carrying out kidnappings in advance of tomorrow’s planned demonstrations. The statement from the group read: “This is to URGENTLY notify the world and the International Criminal … Continue reading

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Clashes in Brega

Tony Birtley from Al Jazeera is 10 km away from Brega. While on the phone to Al Jazeera, he watched as the town was attacked from the air. He said: “It’s now an air attack. We just watched an air … Continue reading

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Cartoon: shift of power and popular uprising

By Malik Sajad

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UN suspends Libya from UN Human Rights Council

Libya has been suspended from the UN Human Rights Council. The General Assembly session didn’t need to vote on it, as it was passed by consensus.

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In depth report: What has happened to the Libyan military so far?

Translated by Libyafeb17.com | Original article: Al Jazeera Arabic The joining of many of the military, air force and naval forces to the revolutionaries has strengthened their position in demand for the resignation of Colonel Gaddafi. It also reduced the … Continue reading

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“Please don’t intervene”

Muhammad min Libya writes today for the Comment is Free section, saying that Libya is united in popular revolution. “We welcome a no-fly zone, but the blood of Libya’s dead will be wasted if the west curses our uprising with … Continue reading

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The day the Katiba fell

Evan Hill writes that when demonstrators overwhelmed the barracks in Benghazi, it may well have been the turning point for Libya. Read his article about the struggle in Benghazi here.

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US General says establishing no-fly zone would be “challenging”

In a press conference, US General James Mattis said establishing a no-fly zone over Libya would be challenging. “You would have to remove the air defence capability in order to establish a no-fly zone – so no illusions here – … Continue reading

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Photo: A message from Libya to the world

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France: Humanitarian aid a priority over installing a no-fly zone

France has urged humanitarian aid to take priority over installing a no-fly zone. In a radio interview, European Affairs Minister Laurent Wauquiez said: Libya is twice the size of France. So is it even possible to set up a no-fly … Continue reading

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