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Reuters live blog

Reuters have set up a live blog detailing the events in and around Libya. Read it here

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BREAKING: Libyan pilots land two fighter jets in Malta after refusing to fire at protesters

All updates in Tripoli Local Time 20:42 Al Jazeera confirms: Libyan pilots land two fighter jets in Malta after refusing to fire at protesters 20:27 Signs that the Gaddafi regime is being abandoned by key officials are growing. They include … Continue reading

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BREAKING: HEAVY fire in Sidi Khalifah

All updates in Tripoli Local Time 20:25 Al Jazeera eyewitness: more than 250 people dead so far. 20: 18 @iyad_elbaghdadi tweets: Confirmed air strikes in Jumhouriya street in Tripoli 19:59 Al Jazeera eyewitness: there is lack in medical supplies & … Continue reading

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Reuters: Dozens reported killed in Tripoli

“Dozens of people were reported killed in Tripoli overnight as anti-government protests reached the Libyan capital for the first time” The article references Al Jazeera quoting medical sources as saying that 61 people had been killed in last night’s clashes. … Continue reading

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UK Condemns Libyan government

The Guardian reports in their live blog that William Hague, British foreign secretary, is meeting with EU officials today in Brussels. The goal is seeking “a united expression of condemnations for the Libyan authorities’ response to the demonstrations” there. “Hague … Continue reading

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What did Saif really say?

Muammar Gaddafi’s son went on Libyan TV to defend his father’s 41-year rule of Libya as protests spread to the capital Tripoli. The most violent scenes so far of the wave of unrest sweeping the Arab world were seen as Gaddafi … Continue reading

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Protests outside Tripoli Courthouses

Translation of some chants: Precious is the blood of Libyans! We are the children of our country! Stop the bloodshed! ًWhere where is the pride? Benghazi you are not alone!

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BREAKING: Status update on Tripoli

Reports have been coming in that demonstrations from Az-Zawiya, Sabratha and other surrounding towns are headed towards Tripoli at the moment. Demonstraters are seen coming in from all directions. There are reports of protests in Fashloom at the moment and … Continue reading

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Amnesty: Libyan Leader must end spiralling killings

Amnesty International today asked for Muammar Gaddafi to hold back his security forces. Its Director for the Middle East and North Africa claimed that forces loyal to Gaddafi have used “unwarranted lethal force”. “It looks like Libya’s leader may have … Continue reading

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Guardian: How will Libya’s protests play out?

The Guardian have placed a new article which deals with the way the Libyan protests could possibly play out. “The revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt took us all by surprise, and have still not played out. Libya is the least … Continue reading

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