Daily Archives: October 26, 2011

Revulsion, Resistance and Angry words from Libyan Students

By Franklin Lamb Thanks to Ahmad who was waiting for me we re-united quickly. Some excerpts and impressions from yesterday’s all night gathering with Ahmad, Amal, Hind, Suha, Mohammad and Rana: “I know Sanad al-Ureibi”, Ahmad said disgustedly about the … Continue reading

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Libyans vow to fight on against the NTC and their NATO allies

The war is not yet over for Libya’s new rulers in the desert town of Bani Walid where Gaddafi loyalists vow to fight on for their fallen leader and other residents are angry over violence and looting. Enraged by what … Continue reading

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NTC request that NATO continue bombing Libya

Libya’s interim leader has urged NATO to continue its mission in the country until at least the end of the year. National Transitional Council head Mustafa Abdel Jalil said Wednesday the move would help prevent Moammar Gadhafi’s loyalists from regrouping … Continue reading

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Qatar admits sending hundreds of troops to support Libya rebels

Qatari chief-of-staff reveals extent of involvment, saying troops were responsible for training, communications and strategy. Hundreds of Qatari troops in every region Ian Black in Tripol Wednesday 26 October 2011 18.33 BS A Qatari jet fighter takes off for a mission … Continue reading

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Mass graves in Sirte

The bodies of more than 250 people who are believed to have been supporters of ousted Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have been found in Sirte, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday. The 267 bodies were found in recent days … Continue reading

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