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Benghazi Attack disrupted Major CIA Operation: Attack allegedly directed against “CIA Operatives and Contractors”

By Bill Van Auken Global Research, September 25, 2012 The September 11 attack that claimed the life of the US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans disrupted a major CIA operation in the North African country. According … Continue reading

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Libyan group blocks east-west highway

TRIPOLI, Libya, June 27 (UPI) — A militia group demanding more representation for Cyrenica province set up a road block Wednesday 40 miles from Libya’s largest oil refinery. The gunmen were equipped with trucks carrying anti-aircraft weapons, The Guardian reported. They … Continue reading

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Libya unrest: UK ambassador’s convoy attacked in Benghazi

Africa 11 June 2012 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18401792 Two British bodyguards have been injured in an attack on a convoy carrying the British ambassador to Libya, embassy officials have said. Ambassador Dominic Asquith and all other staff were unhurt in the attack in … Continue reading

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Courthouse bomb in Libya’s Benghazi wounds four

By Mohammed al-Tommy | Reuters BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – A bomb exploded at a courthouse in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, wounding four people and damaging nearby buildings in a new challenge to the government’s struggle to restore … Continue reading

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Jalil condemns foreign ‘sedition’ conspiracy

AFP – Libyan leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil charged on Tuesday that some Arab nations were supporting and financing sedition in eastern Libya, hours after tribal and militia leaders declared autonomy for the region. “Some sister Arab nations unfortunately are supporting … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Exiled Libyan monarchy shamelessly admit their role in fomenting Libyan war

*In light of the installment of Ahmed al-Senussi, a great nephew of Libya’s former king, as head of the new Cyrenaica Provincial Council Background ‘The Libyan monarchy of Idris, which was based in Benghazi, was installed by the United States … Continue reading

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Libya one year on

Remembering the events that led up to NATO waging war Libyan Crisis: Events, Causes and Facts Remembering the mass Libyan opposition to NATO and the ‘Rebels’ The Green Desert: The Libyan People’s Support For The Jamahiriya Remembering how ‘human rights … Continue reading

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Pro-Gaddafi forces strike back, ‘Libya out of control’

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Fresh fighting breaks out across Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Forces loyal to Libya’s late leader Moammar Gadhafi launched a series of attacks on Monday across several cities, killing seven fighters who helped topple the former regime, officials and residents said. The violence comes as Libya’s … Continue reading

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Libya on the brink

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Reality dawns on pro-rebel factions

BBC The deputy head of Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) says he has resigned amid growing protests against him. Abdel Hafiz Ghoga told Al-Jazeera TV that he was resigning in the national interest. Several hundred protesters stormed the NTC … Continue reading

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Mustafa Abdel Jalil warns of war between ‘rebel’ factions

(Reuters) – Libya risks sliding into civil war unless it brings under control the rival militias which filled the vacuum left by Muammar Gaddafi’s downfall, the head of the interim administration said after an outbreak of violence in the capital. … Continue reading

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Pro NATO Libyans turned on their benefactor, accusing Qatar of a hidden agenda

Why the Libyans Have Fallen Out of Love with Qatar By Steven Sotloff / Tripoli Monday, Jan. 02, 201 When Libya’s cashed-strapped rebels needed financial support to bankroll their revolution last spring, they did not look to Western powers such … Continue reading

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Exiled Libyan monarchy shamelessly admit their role in fomenting Libyan war

Background ‘The Libyan monarchy of Idris, which was based in Benghazi, was installed by the United States and British in the 1950’s to oversee their economic and military interests in North Africa. Libya in 1951, under the leadership of King … Continue reading

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The harsh light of day finally beginning to dawn on NATO backed rebels and their supporters

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-13/libyans-march-in-tripoli-benghazi-calling-for-less-secrecy.html Libyans March in Tripoli, Benghazi Calling for Less Secrecy By Chris Stephen Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) — Libyans took to the streets of Tripoli and the eastern city of Benghazi, accusing the ruling National Transitional Council of being too secretive … Continue reading

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Here’s the Key Question in the Libyan War

by DIANA JOHNSTONE http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/12/01/here%e2%80%99s-the-key-question-in-the-libyan-war/ These days the humanitarian warriors are riding high, thanks to their proclaimed victory in Libya. The world’s only superpower, with moral, military and mercenary support from the democracy-loving emirate of Qatar and the historic imperialist powers, … Continue reading

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Rebel Racism –Compilation of articles and videos

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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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Cameron and Sarkozy: “Dancing on Graves” in Benghazi

It has been described as a moment Prime Minister David Cameron and President Nicolas Sarkozy “will savour for years,” “the ultimate photo opportunity” and “a moment which will shape French and British foreign policy.” When Cameron and President Sarkozy went … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Myths in the War Against Libya – MAXIMILIAN C. FORTE

Must Read 1. Genocide. 2. Gaddafi is “bombing his own people”. 3. Save Benghazi. 4. African Mercenaries. 5. Viagra-fueled Mass Rape. 6. Responsibility to Protect (R2P). 7. Gaddafi—the Demon. 8. Freedom Fighters—the Angels. 9. Victory for the Libyan People. 10. … Continue reading

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Libyan rebels illegally ‘receive foreign training’

Rebel source tells Al Jazeera about training offered by US and Egyptian special forces in eastern Libya.An unnamed rebel source related how he had undergone training in military techniques at a “secret facility” in eastern Libya. He told our correspondent … Continue reading

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Rebel splits resurface

One of eastern Libya’s most powerful tribes has said it is prepared to detain and try senior rebel leaders it believes were behind the murder of the opposition’s top military commander. Abdel Fatah Younis was assassinated on July 28 after … Continue reading

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Backlash begins as rebel leaders in Benghazi criticise those storming Tripoli

By Rob Crilly, Benghazi 7:24PM BST 23 Aug 2011 Leaders in the eastern port city have suffered a difficult 24 hours, watching their forces become embroiled in a Tripoli street fight. The episode has revived long-standing tensions between the professional … Continue reading

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CNN report on NATO’s ‘mission creep’ and subsequent failings in Libya

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Former ‘rebel’ condemns NATO intervention in Libya

Frankly, the revolt was inspired by some Western countries that now have to show the map and their fight against Libya now is in the open. This war is unjust and illogical. As you know, I welcomed the event, I … Continue reading

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Patrick Cockburn: Libya’s ragtag rebels are dubious allies

Rebels, from the Wars of the Roses up to the present civil war in Libya, usually try to postpone splitting into factions and murdering each other until after they have seized power and are in full control. However deep their … Continue reading

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Rare mainstream coverage of the racist attacks black Libyans and migrant workers have faced throughout the ‘rebel uprising’

“They wanted to kill blacks there,” he says. “I’d be killed if I stayed.” “They catch me with a gun in front of my wife and kids. They arrested me, tied me up and covered my eyes and took me … Continue reading

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Libyan rebels embrace U.S. and its flag

Many Libyans consider the U.S. the sole foreign power capable of toppling Kadafi. For that reason, Kadafi’s opponents tend to praise U.S. policy toward Libya while also expressing frustration that America has not done more. Read More http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-libya-us-flags-20110805,0,397898.story

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Refugees from Benghazi speak out against rebels and NATO

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Leonor reports 15 NATO seniors being held captive in Libya as green flags appear in Benghazi

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