Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

Gaddafi loyalists disable oilfield

Italian oil major Eni fears its largest oilfield in Libya, known as Elephant, may be in ruins, which could dash hopes of a speedy return of Libyan supplies to global markets after months of war. “One volunteer went with a … Continue reading

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Sirte residents direct anger at NATO and rebels for the destruction of their country

Many residents of Sirte, Muammar Gaddafi’s birth-place, blame Libya’s new rulers and their Western allies for the death and destruction unleashed on their city by weeks of fighting. Most are reluctant to talk openly about their allegiances, for fear they … Continue reading

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In light of vicious NATO attack on Libya, China and Russia veto action against Syria

Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a UN draft resolution on Syria, in their efforts to uphold the principle of non-interference and maintain peace and stability in the Middle East. Speaking at an open Security Council meeting after the vote, … Continue reading

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Life under NATO\’rebel’ siege “unimaginable”

Fleeing besieged Sirte, Ali Durgham couldn’t stop the tears as he described how his father had been killed by a stray shell as he walked to the mosque with his brother. “He died in my arms,” Durgham said. “I buried … Continue reading

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