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147 dead in week of southern clashes

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A week of fighting between rival tribes deep in Libya’s south has killed 147 people, the government said on Saturday, but it said it had brokered a fresh ceasefire agreement between the two sides. The clashes in the desert … Continue reading

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New clashes rock Libyan desert town

Fresh tribal clashes erupted today in Libya’s remote southeastern desert, with one man saying five members of his clan had been killed, a toll that could not be independently verified. Clashes between the Zwai and the Toubu tribes in the … 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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Gaddafi loyalists take back Bani Walid

Bani Walid – 31/07/2011 Guardian Fighters loyal to Muammar Gaddafi have seized back the town of Bani Walid and raised the late dictator’s green flag, in a blow to Libya‘s struggling provisional government. Reports said at least four people were … Continue reading

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Green resistance liberate Bani-Walid after defeating NATO backed ‘rebels’

Telegraph “There are at least four martyrs from the thuwar (anti-Gaddafi revolutionaries) and 20 are injured,” said Mahmud Warfelli, spokesman of Bani Walid local council. He told AFP the attack was launched by “a group of remnants of the old … 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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