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Video: NATO press briefing on Libya, 16/08

In case the video doesn’t play for you, part 1 can be viewed here And part 2 can be viewed here

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Rebels say NATO strike kills Gaddafi’s son Khamis

BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 5 (Reuters) – – Libya’s rebels said on Friday a NATO air attack had killed Muammar Gaddafi’s powerful son Khamis, who serves as commander of one of the Libyan leader’s most loyal and best-equipped military units. A … Continue reading

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NATO warns Gaddafi over use of civilian facilities

TRIPOLI — NATO warned that its warplanes will bomb civilian facilities if Moamer Gadhafi’s forces use them to launch attacks, as the UN said Libya’s capital is suffering shortages of fuel, medicine and cash. The alliance warned on Tuesday it … Continue reading

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Tripoli Update with images of flyers dropped by NATO

Here is an update from Tripoli for Tuesday the 19th of July by the Free Generation Movement: 1- Tripoli based Katiba are filling up their trucks with fuel at a base in Ein Zara near Naser University. Convoy of 20 … Continue reading

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Video: Al Jazeera interview with new Arab League head Nabil el-Araby

Al Jazeera’s Ayman Mohyeldin speaks with Nabil el-Araby, who replaced Amr Moussa as the new Secretary General of the Arab League. He talks about whether the No-Fly Zone on Libya was a mistake. Edit: sorry, he did not speak about … Continue reading

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Video: France votes to extend Libya mission

French parliamentarians voted overwhelmingly to extend funding for the country’s military intervention in Libya. While the country is also heavily involved in finding a political solution to the crisis, the vote indicates that they still see the military intervention as … Continue reading

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Gaddafi’s son says western powers attacking Libya are ‘legitimate targets’

Western powers attacking Libya have made themselves “legitimate targets” for retaliation, the son of Muammar Gaddafi has warned. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi rejected calls for his father to quit Libya as the price of peace with the rebels fighting to overthrow … Continue reading

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Video: Nieuwsuur report from Nalut on foreign weapon & armor supplies

Dutch news programme Nieuwsuur reports from Nalut, about the attacks the area is suffering, the professional training that revolutionaries now receive, and weapon supplies. He also, interestingly, says that as they understand, aircraft have been landing at the various small … Continue reading

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Muammar Gaddafi threatens European ‘homes, offices, families’

A defiant Muammar Gaddafi has threatened to bring war to the “homes, offices, families,” of Europe unless Nato stops airstrikes against his regime in Libya. The Libyan leader, facing an international arrest warrant for his brutal response to the rebel … Continue reading

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Gaddafi’s movements closely monitored, says NATO

NATO forces are confident they are successfully tracking Colonel Muammar Gaddafi as he moves from hideout to hideout in Tripoli, the Guardian has learned. But the coalition is abiding by the UN mandate, which does not permit the military to … Continue reading

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