Tag Archives: Foreign intervention

Map of the location of coalition forces

NPR have a handy Q&A about what the change to NATO command means for the operation in Libya and what the next steps should be. Read it here. They also provide this map of the location of various coalition forces. … Continue reading

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Worried about a new Lockerbie

In this article in The Guardian today, Kenneth Clark, member of the UK parliament, says the British people have “reason to remember the curse’ of Libyan leader Gaddafi.” Clark has ratcheted up government pressure to depose Colonel Gaddafi by warning … Continue reading

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Cameron says No Fly Zone has had an “early and and good effect”

MARCH 23RD UPDATES – This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time GMT +2 If the title doesn’t match the link you followed, then your news item is further down the page. 14:36 Guardian Cameron … Continue reading

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19th March: minute by minute coverage

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time GMT +2 01:28 US Navy photos of USS Barry launching Tomahawk missiles in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn 01:25 Reuters Muammar Gaddafi’s air defenses have been ‘severely … Continue reading

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17th March: As it happened

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time GMT +2 01:13 United Nations Security Council passes resolution for a no-fly zone over Libya. Ten nations voted for the motion, 5 abstained and there were no … Continue reading

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African leaders will travel to Libya to try and end the violence

The African Union announced that it has set up a panel, consisting of leaders from┬áSouth Africa, Uganda, Mauritania, Congo and Mali, that will travel to Libya shortly in an attempt to end the violence. “The ad hoc committee was set … Continue reading

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Arab League to decide cutting ties with Gaddafi and acknowledging the Council

The Arab League is meeting to discuss among other things the imposing of a no-fly zone. A proposal to cut ties with Gaddafi’s regime and to recognize the Council will also be discussed. Arab leaders are divided on the subject … Continue reading

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EU no longer recognizes Gaddafi as leader of Libya

At the emergency summit held by the EU today, European governments declared that Gaddafi can no longer be considered the leader of Libya and must step down immediately. They did not, however, officially recognize the Libyan Council. It is a … Continue reading

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Video: “Go to Obama and tell him: We don’t want his army or fleet”

Translation: Go to Obama and tell him: We don’t want his army or fleet!

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Video: Az Zintan protester holds “No foreign army in Libya” sign

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