Daily Archives: November 1, 2011

Russia would oppose a Libya-style military intervention against Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday his country would oppose a Libya-style military intervention against the Syrian regime which is battling months-long democracy protests. “We have many questions… after the UN Security Council adopted the Libyan resolution,” allowing … Continue reading

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After spending the last 35 years in America, Abdurrahim El-Keib is named Prime Minister of Libya

Abdurrahim El-Keib, pitched from academic obscurity to head Libya’s new government, set about selecting his cabinet on Tuesday, hoping to rally the disparate groups which toppled Muammar Gaddafi behind a democratic peace. After decades as a dissident in exile, working … Continue reading

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‘Al Qaeda flag’ flown above Benghazi courthouse?

The flag, complete with Arabic script reading “there is no God but Allah” and full moon underneath, was seen flying above the Benghazi courthouse building, considered to be the seat of the revolution, according to the news website Vice.com. The … Continue reading

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Libya: militias turn on each other as fears grow for law and order

Hundreds of armed militas fought each other at a hospital in Tripoli early on Monday, in the biggest armed clash between allies since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. A file photo of Libyan National Transitional Council fighters in action Photo: … Continue reading

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