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Qatar National Bank buys 49 pct stake in Libyan bank

Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:40am GMT DOHA, April 15 (Reuters) – Qatar National Bank (QNB), the Gulf state’s largest bank, has acquired a 49 percent stake in Libya’s Bank of Commerce and Development as part of the Qatari lender’s aggressive … Continue reading

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BBC finally admits western imperialist forces toppled the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

By Mark Urban Diplomatic and defence editor, Newsnight British efforts to help topple Colonel Gaddafi were not limited to air strikes. On the ground – and on the quiet – special forces soldiers were blending in with rebel fighters. This … 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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The economically and morally bankrupt vultures descend on Libya

“There is a gold rush of sorts taking place right now,” The guns in Libya have barely quieted, and NATO’s military assistance to the rebellion that toppled Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi will not end officially until Monday. But a new invasion … Continue reading

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Qatar admits sending hundreds of troops to support Libya rebels

Qatari chief-of-staff reveals extent of involvment, saying troops were responsible for training, communications and strategy. Hundreds of Qatari troops in every region Ian Black in Tripol Wednesday 26 October 2011 18.33 BS A Qatari jet fighter takes off for a mission … Continue reading

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Divisions in NATO backed NTC further revealed over Qatari Aid to Militia Groups

  By CHARLES LEVINSON TRIPOLI—Libya’s governing National Transitional Council issued its sternest public rebuke of Qatar on Tuesday, warning the Gulf emirate to stop funneling arms, money and other support to Libyan factions without the approval of Libya’s interim governing … Continue reading

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Intercepted phone call: NATO troops on the ground and mass graves in Misrata

US and European troops participated in the invasion of Tripoli and are still stationed there, according to an intercepted telephone call between officials of Libya’s National Transitional Council, the body purporting to represent NATO-allied rebels in the Libyan civil war. … Continue reading

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Moussa Ibrahim: 17, including French and British, captured

(Reuters) – A spokesman for Muammar Gaddafi said on Sunday that 17 “mercenaries,” including what he called French and British “technical experts” have been captured in the Gaddafi bastion of Bani Walid in Libya. “A group was captured in Bani … Continue reading

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NATO Special Forces Illegally Clear Paths For Rebel Forces Attack On Sirte

The soldiers have taken a leading role not only in guiding bombers to blast a path for opposition fighters but also in planning the offensive that broke the six-month Misurata siege, said Mohammed Subka, a communications specialist in the Al … Continue reading

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NATO Special Forces on the Ground

The pretense that the US and its European NATO allies were intervening in Libya to “protect civilians and civilian populated areas from threat of attack,” as stated in the United Nations Security Council resolution, has effectively been abandoned. Behind the … Continue reading

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Qatari monarchy aim to capitalise on Libyan bloodshed

The Qatari role was not only essential, it was the cornerstone of the whole effort,” said analyst Ghanem Nuseibeh of Cornerstone Global Associates, who visited Doha last week. Qatar’s help was so great that Libyan rebel officials are now making … Continue reading

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Don deBar analysis of Tripoli situation

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Confusion Over Reports of Secret Negotiations

There are unconfirmed, yet widely quoted reports, that representatives of both Col. Muammar Qaddafi and the rebel Transitional National Council (TNC) have met in Tunisia for confidential talks. The agenda of the talks is not known although it could potentially … Continue reading

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Qatari plane illegally supplies ammunition to Libya rebels

A Qatari plane made a quick stop in the rebel-held Libyan city of Misrata on Saturday to offload ammunition destined for rebel fighters, sources with knowledge of the flight said. Officials at the airport acknowledged a Qatari plane landed at … Continue reading

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Qatar pledge to illegally arm rebels

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West Funnels Illegal Weapons Into Libya – Nazemroaya

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