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Gaddafi loyalists launch counter attack in Sirte

National Transitional Council (NTC) forces captured Sirte’s main hospital as well as the university and a lavishly built international conference centre, but one large group of anti-Gaddafi fighters fled in disarray after coming under an intense mortar volley. The university, … Continue reading

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Gaddafi loyalists disable oilfield

Italian oil major Eni fears its largest oilfield in Libya, known as Elephant, may be in ruins, which could dash hopes of a speedy return of Libyan supplies to global markets after months of war. “One volunteer went with a … Continue reading

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The people of Sirte oppose NATO’s ambitions for Libya

The rebels are worse than rats. NATO is the same as Osama bin Laden,” said a father, his seven children crowding around him. Surt has been a primary target in the seven-month NATO bombing campaign that helped rebel forces gain … Continue reading

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In the face of fierce Libyan resistance ‘rebels’ call on NATO to increase the intensity of attacks on the people of Bani Walid

Anti-Gaddafi forces have urged NATO to intensify its air war as they took heavy losses in a push on the ousted despot’s birthplace of Sirte and his other remaining bastion, Bani Walid. In a radio message on Wednesday, Muammar Gaddafi … Continue reading

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Tuareg Tribe join resistance to NATO and ‘rebel’ forces

TRIPOLI/ALGIERS (Reuters) – Tuareg tribesmen fought skirmishes at the weekend with armed groups affiliated to Libya’s interim government, two sources with local contacts told Reuters, a clash that highlighted the challenges Libya’s new rulers face in winning over fractious tribes. Tuaregs, … Continue reading

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‘Rebels’ and NATO continue to face strong Libyan resistance in Bani Walid

 

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The real war starts now

Everyone in Libya is now virtually armed to its teeth. The economy is paralyzed. A nasty catfight over who will control Libya’s unfrozen billions of dollars is already on. The Obeidi tribe is furious with the TNC as there’s been … Continue reading

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