Daily Archives: July 6, 2012

Libya: A Failed State

A Libyan perspective Part 1 . Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZPVLqjePkQ . Part 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu1wZWKiK-Y  

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Gunmen close Libya oil terminals ahead of vote

AFP – 6th Jul 2012 RAS LANUF, Libya — Armed federalists have forced two oil terminals in eastern Libya to close in protest over not being granted more seats in this weekend’s first elections since Moamer Kadhafi was overthrown. An … Continue reading

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Libya election helicopter ‘shot near Benghazi’

BBC – 6th Jul 2012 Gunmen have fired at a helicopter carrying voting material for Saturday’s election, officials have said. It made a forced landing outside the eastern town of Benghazi. There are unconfirmed reports one person died. The identity … Continue reading

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Libya elections: Muslim Brotherhood set to lead government

Telegraph – 5th Jul 2012 While the elections for a 200-member National Congress is unlikely to grant a majority to any one faction, the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies are confident they can join their counterparts in Tunisia and … Continue reading

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Libyan armed militias ‘have stranglehold on country’

Telegraph – 5th Jul 2012 Amnesty International said that Libya risked repeating the violations that led to the uprising that removed the dictator after 42 years in power last August. On Saturday, Libyans will chose a congress to appoint a … Continue reading

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