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Venezuela says Gaddafi accepts Chavez mediation

Both Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and the president of the Arab League agreed to a peace plan from Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez to end the crisis in the North African country, a news network said on Thursday. Chavez spoke to … Continue reading

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New Reuters press photos

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Northern Irish compensation deal put on hold

In 2009, Northern Irish MPs opened up talks with the Libyan government in order to secure a multi-million compensation deal for victims of the Irish Republican Army. Gaddafi supplied the IRA during its armed struggle against British rule. Read the … Continue reading

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Photo: A message from Libya to the world

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BREAKING: Malta refuses to return two warplanes to Gaddafi

Malta refused to return two warplanes to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi that were flown to the Mediterranean island by defecting pilots last week, Maltese Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi said. Gonzi told reporters late on Monday that Libya’s prime minister had … Continue reading

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Gaddafi deploys forces

Gaddafi has deployed forces to Dehiba, a southern border crossing with Tunisia. The move happened hours after the US moved its ships and planes closer to Libya. According to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the US forces are there to … Continue reading

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Cartoon on the wall in Benghazi

“We’re letting off steam, expressing ourselves. He didn’t just commit military crimes, but crimes against our minds, thought crimes,” said teacher Fatima al-Shaksy, 42. Taken from here.

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EU agrees on arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban

The European Union has announced that it has agreed on an arms embargo against Libya and an asset freeze and travel ban for Gaddafi and those close to him. The move coincides with a meeting of the UN today in … Continue reading

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Security forces fire in the air in Tajoura

According to a reporter on the ground, some 400 people demonstrated in Tajoura today. Soon after, security forces wearing green bandanas arrived and fire shots into the air in order to disperse the protesters. Read it here

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Demonstrators down airplane

Libyan demonstrators have taken down an airplane near Misrata. Gaddafi’s forces have been attempting to retake the city, but so far demonstrators have fended off all their attacks. The aircraft was said to target the local radio station. Read the … Continue reading

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